WA Defence $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 WA Defence Aspire Award Winner Adam Bennett

Meet Adam Bennett, Founder and CEO of Red Piranha, whose work in cybersecurity is creating a safer digital future, and winner of the 2021 WA Defence Aspire Award.

What is the WA Defence Aspire Award?

Funded by Business Events Perth, the WA Defence 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 WA Defence 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.