Western Australian Premier’s University Scholarships Program

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 31 May 2023

Western Australian Premier’s University Scholarships Program
Applications are now open for Semester 2, 2023 for International students who are enrolled in postgraduate studies in any study area.
Government of Western Australia, through the Department of Jobs, Tourism, Science and Innovation
No. of Scholarships:
Duration of Award:
1 Semester
Level of study:
  • Postgraduate

Semester Availability:
  • Semester 2

Study Area:
  • Business
  • Creative Arts and Communication
  • Engineering
  • Health
  • Science
  • Social and Cultural Studies
  • Teaching
  • Technology
  • Law and Criminology

  • Eligibility
  • How to Apply


To be eligible to be considered for the Program in 2023, applicants must:

  • Have received a letter of offer for a new enrolment from Murdoch as an onshore international student, undertaking full-time studies in a postgraduate program (minimum two years) at Murdoch University, commencing in Semester 2 2023, or a start date after 30 June 2023 applicable to the student’s course of study (for PhD students).
  • Have not commenced nor completed previous studies in Western Australia in 2022 or Semester 1, 2023.
  • Have met the criteria to obtain an international student visa for study in Australia, arriving in the State of Western Australia (the State) and commencing studies onshore in Semester 2 2023.
  • Be commencing studies directly in a postgraduate program and not via a packaged, foundation or English language pathway.
  • Be prepared to decline any other scholarships they may have been previously granted by the University, State or Commonwealth if successful in being awarded a WA Premier’s University Scholarship.
  • Be applying to the University as an international fee-paying student.
  • Be a citizen of one of the following countries:
    • Brazil
    • Colombia
    • Hong Kong
    • Japan
    • Kenya
    • India
    • Indonesia
    • Republic of Korea (South Korea)
    • Singapore
    • South Africa
    • The Philippines
    • Vietnam
    • Zimbabwe

    For more information regarding the Western Australian Premier's University Scholarship please refer to the website .

    How to Apply

    Complete the online application form and attach the required documents by the closing date.


    Required Documents

    This scholarship requires you to provide the following documents:

    • Completed application form
    • Completed degree certificate and official Undergraduate Transcript, in English (must be the same used for Admission to your Murdoch Course)
    • Valid English Language Competency Document
    • Personal statement
    • Unconditional Murdoch Offer
    • GTE Form (where applicable)
    • 1 Personal written reference AND 1 Academic written reference (Academic to be on letterhead and must be willing to be contacted)


    Payment Method

    The total value of each individual scholarship is $50,000.  These funds will be paid directly to your course fees. 

    There is no financial stipend.   


    Scholarship Value:
    Opening Date:
    1 Mar 2023
    Closing Date:
    31 May 2023
    Student Type:
    View or Apply

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