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Department of Mines and Petroleum Scholarship

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The Department of Mines and Petroleum Scholarship has been developed by The Department of Mines and Petroleum in conjunction with Curtin University to attract high-calibre students, with the aim of enhancing WASM's reputation and improving overall standards at WASM, Kalgoorlie.

The Department of Mines and Petroleum (DMP) is the State's lead agency in attracting private investment in resources exploration and development. This is done through the provision of geoscientific information on minerals and energy resources and management of an equitable and secure titles systems for the mining, petroleum and geothermal industries.

DMP also carries prime responsibility for regulating these extractive industries as well as dangerous goods in Western Australia. On behalf of the State Government the department ensures the highest level of safety, health and environment standards are achieved in accordance with State and Commonwealth legislation, regulations and policies.

The Department of Mines and Petroleum Scholarship will be awarded on academic merit to an undergraduate student commencing full time study in their first year of a WASM course at Curtin University with plans to transfer to the Kalgoorlie campus from 2nd year.