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Dean's Scholarship for Scientific Excellence- Postgraduate Category

Key details

$5,000 - 10,000
Number Offered

About this scholarship

Postgraduate Category

The School of Engineering and Information Technology will be competitively awarding multiple scholarships of valued atbetween $5,000 - $10,000 each to domestic applicants commencing a Masters by Coursework course, located in the School of Engineering and Information Technology (listed here), who demonstrate a pursuit for scientific excellence.

Scholarships are competitively awarded to students commencing a Murdoch University Postgraduate course and major offered by the School of Engineering and Information Technology who have achieved an average grade of HD or GPA of 3.5/4.0 or equivalent in an undergraduate course prior to application.

Number: Multiple scholarships are available.


$5,000 - 10,000 subject to enrollment in a Masters by Coursework

(Please note that the completion of a Grad Dip and then enrolment in a Masters course would result in 1 x payment of $5,000. Enrolment directly into Masters would result in 2 x payments of $5,000.)

Opens: Monday 1st October 2018

Closes: Monday 4th March 2019, 4:00pm (Australian WST).

Payment: Subject to the terms and conditions of the award being met, throughout the scholarship recipients study at Murdoch University, the award is paid in two equal instalments directly to a nominated recipient's bank account over two consecutive calendar years. In other words, for those that commence their study in Semester 2 of 2018:

  • The first instalment will be paid after the Semester 2, 2018 census date;
  • The second instalment will be paid after the Semester 1 ,2019 census date

Eligibility: To be eligible for the award, applicants must:

  • Be a domestic student;
  • Study full time at the Perth campus;
  • Have applied to study one of the Masters by Coursework degrees offered by the School of Engineering and Information Technology (see list on application form).
  • Have applied for this course before the Semester deadline. 
  • Have achieved a grade average of HD or GPA of 3.5/4.0 in an undergraduate course, prior to application.

More info: 

In addition to the Scholarship amount, students interested in research will be paired with an Academic mentor for the duration of their study and will have access to a further $3,000. This can be put towards travel or costs associated with research.

Please note this scholarship does not include:

  • Honours Studies
  • Graduate Certificates
  • Graduate Diplomas
  • Courses located outside the School of Engineering and Information Technology

For terms and conditions, please see the application form below.


Eligible Degrees
  • Masters (Coursework)
  • Female
  • Male
Eligible Study Fields
Engineering & Mathematics
IT & Computer Science