Rose and Stan de Pierres Scholarship

This scholarship was first established in 2008 by donors who are passionate about the support of regional students and sustainability principles. The Rose and Stan de Pierres Scholarship invites commencing students to apply, from the following courses:

The scholarship is intended to reward a student with a history of high academic or professional achievement, and preference will be given to those who have relocated from a regional or remote area to study at Murdoch.


One scholarship is available.




Open: Monday 30 September, 2019
Closes: Sunday 01 March, 2020


Two equal instalments of $1,500 Week 7 or 8 of Semester 1 and Semester 2.


To apply for this scholarship you must:

  • Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident;
  • Be enrolled in your final year of study (3rd or 4th year if undertaking Honours); and
  • Be enrolled full-time in a Bachelor or Honours degree in either:
    • Environmental Engineering; or
    • Renewable Energy Engineering; or
    • Environmental Management and Sustainability; or
    • Environmental Science; and
    • Sustainable Development
  • Have a record of excellent achievement in previous post-secondary study or professional work.
More info:

Preference will be given to students who have come from a rural or remote area or who are working a project related to a regional or remote issue.

How to apply

1 Download and complete the application form
2 Email the following documents to
  • Completed application form
  • Copies of your academic transcript
  • Evidence of your excellent achievement,  professional work or postgraduate studies
  • A personal statement of no more than two A4 pages
  • One or two written references from current or former employers or academic staff

What happens next?

All applications are ranked against each other in a careful assessment of the combination of each of these criteria:

  • Your overall eligibility.
  • Up to two written references from appropriate referees attesting to your potential and motivation to succeed in tertiary studies.
  • A personal statement addressing the supplied questions.

Preference will be awarded to students who:

  • Relocate from an outer regional to remote area, as classified by the Australian Standard Geographical Classification (ASGC) Remoteness Postcode Look-up Tool.

Applicants will be contacted by the Scholarships Office via the email address registered in MyInfo.