School of Education:

Dean's Scholarship

The School of Education will be competitively awarding multiple scholarships of $5,000 each to applicants beginning an Undergraduate course, located in the School of Education (listed here), who demonstrate a pursuit for academic excellence with either an ATAR of 90 (or IB equivalent) and above, or demonstrated exceptional performance through another method.

Number:

Five scholarships are available

Value:

$5,000

Closes:

Monday 5th March 2018, 4.00pm (Australian WST).

Payment:

Subject to the terms and conditions of the award being met, throughout the scholarship recipients will be paid in three installments directly to the successful recipient's nominated bank account over two consecutive calendar years.

In other words, for those who commence their studies in Semester 1 of 2017:

  • $2,000 will be paid after the Semester 1 2017 census date;
  • $1,000 will be paid after the Semester 2 2017 census date; and
  • $2,000 will be paid after the Semester 1 2018 census date.
Eligibility:

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident, Humanitarian Visa or New Zealand Citizen;
  • Have a West Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) or equivalent;
  • Have received an ATAR score of 90 or IB equivalent result within the last 18 months from the
    closing date of the award; and
  • Have applied to study full-time (12 credit points) a course specialising in one of the majors offered by the School of Education (Early Childhood, Primary or Secondary).
More info:

How to apply

1

Download and complete the application form.

2

Submit the completed application to scholarships@murdoch.edu.au with the following documents:

  • Proof of your academic achievement;
  • A personal statement of no more than 1 A4 page, outlining the following:
    • who you are;
    • why you are studying to be a teacher; and
    • what (if any) community service, volunteering and vocational work have you completed.

What happens next?

Applicants will be assessed based on the published eligibility criteria. If the number of eligible applications exceeds the number of awards that can be granted, award applicants will be ranked and awards made based on highest ATAR scores or IB equivalents in the first instance and then by recommended subjects followed by English competence levels.