Harry Perkins Institute $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.

2021 Harry Perkins Institute Aspire Award Winner, Professor Jonas Nilsson

Meet Professor Jonas Nilsson; melanoma researcher, whose work is changing the lives of people all over the world, and winner of the 2021 Harry Perkins Institute Aspire Award.

What is the Harry Perkins Institute Aspire Award?

Funded by Business Events Perth, the Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research Aspire Award is a $5,000 scholarship presented to a Harry Perkins’ staff member 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 Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research Aspire Award and covers air travel, accommodation and registration to a relevant 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.