MUAEA: Domestic Honours Students

The Murdoch University Academic Excellence Awards (MUAEA's) acknowledge and reward commencing students who have a record of high academic achievement in previous studies.

The Domestic Honours category of the MUAEA's are awarded to commencing students with an average grade of 80% or higher or equivalent GPA in a Bachelor degree course prior to applying to a Murdoch University Honours program. 


Multiple scholarships are available




Opens: Monday 30 September 2019

Closes: Sunday, 01 March 2020


Subject to the terms and conditions of the award being met, the award is paid in two equal instalments of $1,500 directly to the successful recipient's nominated bank account after the census date of each of the first two consecutive semesters of study.


To be eligible for the award, applicants must meet all of the below criteria:

  • Be an applicant who will commence studies at Murdoch University in any of the, Honours courses.
  • Have an excellent academic record with an average grade of 80% or higher, or equivalent GPA in the Bachelor degree course prior to applying to the Murdoch University honours course that is due to commence in the semester of award.
  • Give permission for your image and name to be used by the university in their media and publications and to co-operate with reasonable marketing requests for the purposes of publicity for the MUAEA Scholarship.
More info:

For terms and conditions, please see the application form below.

How to apply

To apply for this scholarship please:

1 Download and complete the application form
2 Email your completed application to

What happens next?

Applications will be assessed based on the information included in the application and scholarships will be granted to students that meet the eligibility criteria. In cases where there are more eligible scholarship applicants than there are scholarships to allocate, the scholarships will be awarded to the top applicants as ranked by the Admissions Office.

The outcome of the application will be advised by email and no further correspondence will be entered into.

The University reserves the right not to award scholarships if there are no suitable applicants.