Coral Bell Scholarship

Overview

The Coral Bell School of Asia-Pacific Affairs offers the Coral Bell Scholarship each year for full-time study in the Bachelor of International Security Studies Program. The scholarship aims to honour the legacy of Coral Bell by providing the means for a high achieving student to study in the Bell School's Bachelor of International Security Studies (BINSS) degree.

Field of study

International Security Studies

Eligibility

The Scholarship shall be available for award each year to a prospective ANU student who is:

  • a domestic student; and
  • enrolling in the Bachelor of International Security Studies in the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs; and
  • has completed Year 12 or equivalent qualification the year prior to commencing at ANU and achieved excellent results as converted to an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 90.00 or above.

Benefits

The scholarship will cover the tuition fees for the Bachelor of International Security Studies degree and provide a $5000 stipend per annum.  The duration of the scholarship will be 3 years. The stipend component of the scholarship shall be paid in equal instalments at the beginning of each semester.

How to apply

When applying for the Bachelor of International Security Studies, eligible applicants for the Coral Bell Scholarship will be required to submit an 800 word essay addressing the question, "What is the defining security trend of our age?" Essay submission, together with the application for the Bachelor of International Security Studies Program will be considered as the full application for the scholarship.

Essays should be emailed to bellschool@anu.edu.au

Further information

The awardee of the Coral Bell Scholarship will be notified prior to Orientation Week in February.