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.

2021 City of Perth Aspire Award Winner Dr Bayode Ero-Phillips

Meet Dr Bayode Ero-Phillips; Senior Research Commercialisation Officer at The University of Western Australia, who is turning research into tangible business opportunities, and winner of the 2021 City of Perth Aspire Award.

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.