Western Australian Government Scholarship (WA Premier Scholarship)

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must meet ALL the following criteria to be considered for the WA Premier’s Scholarship:

  • Malaysian citizen
  • Currently enrolled full-time (100 credits) at Curtin University, Malaysia in an Engineering or Commerce undergraduate course
  • Minimum current Course Weighted Average (CWA) of 75%
  • Undertaking their penultimate or final year of studies in Engineering or Commerce in Semester 1
    Please note:

    • Preference will be given to final year students
  • Will be transferring to Curtin University Perth Campus for undertaking their penultimate or final year of studies in Semester 1
  • Have demonstrated excellent academic performance for the duration of their undergraduate program
  • Active in co-curricular (university) activities as-well as extra-curricular (external) activities


Value of Scholarship

The WA Premier’s Scholarship will provide the following support for up to a maximum of one year (based on a full-time study load of 100 credits):

  • Cost of 1x return economy airfare* to and from Perth International airport
  • Cost of student tuition fees (this excludes SSAF) each for Semester 1 and Semester 2
  • Cost of on-campus accommodation** for Semester 1 and Semester 2
  • Late check-in fee for on-campus accommodation if Curtin is not able to arrange flight arrival times within the campus housing operating hours. This fee will not be covered by the scholarship should scholars elect to arrive outside campus housing operating hours of their own accord.

Please note:

This scholarship does not cover airport transfer costs, cost of food and living, OSH Cover, and any other costs related to necessitate the recipient’s travel to and from Malaysia and Perth.


  • Airfares will be approved based on available funding provided by the WA Department of Education
  • Return economy airfares will be booked at the lowest cabin class at the best economy restricted rate
  • Airfares will include a meal for each sector and the maximum baggage allowance where possible


On-campus accommodation**

  • Recipients must arrive before Orientation Week at the latest in order to settle in and attend Orientation Week programs


Forms Availability / Address

Please download and fill in these forms:

  1. WAPREM2020 Application Form
  2. International Application for Admission
  3. Sponsored Student Disclosure of Information (SSDI)


Scholarship Availability

  • Offered in Semester 1 intake only
  • Application Open : To be announced
  • Closing date: To be announced

General Term

  • The University reserves the right to vary any decisions and / or terms and conditions relating to the scholarship awards. All decisions made by the University are final and binding.