Defence West $5,000 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 Defence West Aspire Award?

Funded by Business Events Perth, the Defence West Aspire Award is a $5,000 scholarship presented to a Defence West affiliate to assist in their professional development by attending an international conference in their chosen field of endeavour.

What can the $5,000 scholarship be used for?

The scholarship can be used within three years of receiving the Defence West Aspire Award and covers air travel, accommodation and registration at a relevant national or international conference to a maximum of $5,000 (exclusive of applicable GST). The funds are provided upon receiving paid receipts/invoices for the above mentioned expenses.

DEFENCE WEST ASPIRE AWARD WINNER 2020

Space, defence and industry sectors are more similar than you may think – whilst sector objectives and challenges may be worlds apart, enabling remote operations and autonomous technologies can be similar which offers huge opportunities for collaboration accelerated development.

— JASON COLEMAN, DEFENCE WEST ASPIRE AWARD WINNER 2020