Murdoch University $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 Murdoch University Aspire Award?


Funded by Business Events Perth, the Murdoch University Aspire Award is a $5,000 scholarship presented to a Murdoch 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 Murdoch University 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.

MURDOCH UNIVERSITY ASPIRE AWARD WINNER 2020

Networking with colleagues from across Australia and New Zealand at national conferences has been fantastic and having the opportunity to gain new skills and learn from others’ experiences has really broadened my thinking, so I am really excited to have the chance to attend the Global...

— MRS KATHERINE CRESEY, MURDOCH UNIVERSITY ASPIRE AWARD WINNER 2020