City of Perth $10,000 Aspire Award

Business Events Perth’s Aspire Awards support Western Australian researchers, academics and professionals to attend an international business event or conference of their choice. For more than two decades, the Aspire Awards have helped Western Australians share knowledge and connect with industry leaders all over the world, highlighting Western Australian expertise at international conferences.

What is the City of Perth Aspire Award?


The Business Events Perth City of Perth Aspire Award is a $10,000 scholarship awarded to an individual working in; tourism; resources & energy; education; technology & innovation or medical life sciences. The award is used to assist in an indiviual’s professional development by attending a relevant international conference in their chosen field of endeavour. The successful applicant will be asked to represent the City of Perth in marketing engagements relevant to their field.


What can the $10,000 scholarship be used for?

The scholarship can be used within three years of receiving the Business Events Perth City of Perth Aspire Award and covers air travel, accommodation and registration at a relevant international conference to a maximum of $10,000 (exclusive of applicable GST). The funds are provided upon receiving paid receipts/invoices for the above mentioned expenses.

CITY OF PERTH ASPIRE AWARD WINNER 2020

“I am extremely passionate about dissemination of science, and the City of Perth Aspire Award will give me the platform to showcase the amazing research conducted in our laboratory as well as Western Australia as a whole.”

— DR CRAIG MCINTOSH, CITY OF PERTH ASPIRE AWARD WINNER 2020
CITY OF PERTH ASPIRE AWARD WINNER 2020

“By attending this conference, I wish to extend my network of collaborations and showcase the exciting research coming out of Western Australia, hopefully enticing future conferences to the state.”

— MRS KRISTIN HAM, CITY OF PERTH ASPIRE AWARD WINNER 2020