ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences Indigenous Australian Graduate Coursework Scholarship

Overview

The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences Indigenous Australian Graduate Coursework Scholarship is on offer to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students undertaking full-time or part-time study in any Masters or Masters (Advanced) program offered by the ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences.

The objective of the award is to offer Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students support while undertaking graduate coursework study at the College of Arts and Social Sciences

Field of study

Any Masters or Masters (Advanced) program offered at the College

Eligibility

The award is available each year to prospective or continuing ANU students who

  • Identify as, and provide confirmation of, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent;
  • Are enrolled or enrolling in a Master or Master (Advanced) program offered by the College of Arts and Social Sciences .

Benefits

The successful applicant will receive $2,800 per six unit course to use for any purpose. Subject to satisfactory performance, the scholarship will automatically continue with each six unit course within the program, up to a maximum of $44,800 over the duration of the program.

How to apply

  • Determine whether you can meet the eligibility criteria listed above and in the Conditions of Award.
  • Fill in the application form available from the "Apply Now" link at the top of this page.
  • If not relying on an ANU Academic Record (transcript), then please attach/upload a copy of your latest Academic Record from another institution. You may attach your CV if your most recent academic record is over five years old;
  • Attach a personal statement of up to 1,000 words outlining the personal and professional benefits of their program of study and how the scholarship would support their study. Applicants are encouraged to include a discussion of relevant prior learning as well as any personal or relevant financial circumstances;
  • Attach two referee reports (referees can be personal, professional, or academic);
  • Contact details of an ATSI member of the community that would be willing to provide a letter of support if requested by the Selection Committee. 

Further information

Semester Two 2018 application closing date - Friday 27 July 2018.