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2017 - Curtin Ignition Program

About this scholarship

Do you have an idea or innovation that could become a high growth business?

Ignition is an annual event held in Perth. Run by the Curtin Centre for Entrepreneurship, it is based on the successful Ignite program managed and delivered by the University of Cambridge Judge Business School’s Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning (CfEL).

Ignition is a five and a half day intensive program which prepares you for taking your idea to the business world.

Ignition is comprised of a blend of practical teaching sessions, expert clinics, mentor sessions and experienced advice and support from leading entrepreneurs and innovators.

It will give you the tools, contacts and confidence to transform your idea into a successful business.
Ignition 2017 applications are open NOW!

We encourage you to attend an information session to gain more information about the program prior to applying.

Information session dates:

All sessions will be held at the Curtin Centre for Entrepreneurship, Enterprise Unit 4, De Laeter Way, Bentley – unless otherwise advised

  • 23rd May 3.00-4.00pm (City of Wanneroo) The Atlantis Business Centre, 61 Ocean Keys Blvd, Clarkson
  • 31st May 11.30 – 12.30pm (Department of Local Govt & Communities)  The Rise – Eighth Ave, Maylands
  • 1st June 12-1pm
  • 15th June 4-5pm
  • 30 June 9.30 -10.30am
  • 4th July 9.30 – 10.30am

Register for an information session here.here.

Student type

  • Current Students


  • Curtin Business School

Course type

  • Undergraduate
  • Postgraduate Research
  • Postgraduate Coursework
  • Staff/Post-doctoral


Non-gender specific


  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Australian Citizen
  • Permanent Humanitarian Visa
  • International students
  • Australian Permanent Resident

Scholarship base

  • Merit Based


For more information, please visit Curtin Growth Ignition website.

Eligibility criteria

Who is Ignition for?

Anyone with a specific idea for a new or improved product or service.

You must also have a passion for developing that idea into a real business proposition over one intensive week.

You might be;

  • Thinking of starting a novel business
  • Currently employed or at home and looking to propel your idea
  • Student, graduate or academic considering your own venture
  • Owner, founder or senior manager of an existing business considering diversification of products and markets, or a new venture

There are a number of scholarships available for Ignition 2017:

  • Curtin IP Commercialisation - Curtin Staff and Students
  • Curtin Business School - Indigenous Curtin Staff and Students
  • REIWA  - real estate industry
  • UWA - Staff and Students
  • City of Canning – residents or business owners within the City
  • Department of Agriculture & Food - grains
  • Department of Local Government and Communities - Female entrepreneurs in STEM industries
  • Landgate – spatial sciences
  • City of Wanneroo – residents or business owners within the City
  • Wrays - Wrays clients
  • Business News - winner of the 2017 Rising Star Start-up Category

All scholarship criteria can be found here.
One scholarship per business, you can apply for all scholarships that you are eligible for.

2017 - Curtin Ignition Program is now closed.


Eligible Degrees
  • Masters (Coursework)
  • Female
  • Male
Eligible Study Fields
Business & Management