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.

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.

HARRY PERKINS INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL RESEARCH ASPIRE AWARD WINNER 2020

“In my lab, we are doing some really exciting research into potential new drug targets for diseases such as diabetes, and by attending the World Congress of Pharmacology I will be able to present this work to colleagues from around the world.”

— DR ELIZABETH JOHNSTONE, HARRY PERKINS INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL RESEARCH ASPIRE AWARD WINNER 2020