ANU College of Business and Economics Dixon-Walsh Scholarship

Overview

Each year the ANU College of Business and Economics ("the College") may award one scholarship known as The Dixon-Walsh Scholarship ("the Award"). 

The objective of the award is to strengthen and raise awareness of the acute disadvantages that some students face in accessing university education.  The scholarship will be awarded to disadvantaged students commencing undergraduate studies at the CBE Research School of Finance and Actuarial Studies and Statistics (RSFAS).

Funding for this award has been provided by CBE alumnus, Mr Alan Dixon who wishes to celebrate Dixon Advisory's connection to Canberra and to ANU, and to honour the friendship between Mr Daryl Dixon and Mr Max Walsh AM. 

Eligibility

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

(a) Is an Australian citizen or Australian Permanent Resident, or holds an Australian Permanent Humanitarian Visa; Bridging Visa E (BE), Safe Haven Enterprise Visa (SHEV) (subclass 790), or Temporary Protection Visa (subclass 785); and

(b) Is a current school leaver, and has gained admission into an undergraduate coursework program at RSFAS through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC); and

(c) Achieves an Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) of 80 or higher - including any Educational Access Scheme (EAS) bonus points.

Benefits

The scholarship is valued at up to $50,000 over up to 5 years.  The scholarship will be paid as per the schedule below:

YEAR VALUE
Year 1 $15,000
Year 2 $12,500
Year 3 $10,000
Year 4 $7,500
Year 5 $5,000

 

Recipients are offered the opportunity and encouraged to participate in an internship at Dixon Advisory

How to apply

Applications for this equity scholarship are made via the University Admissions Centre (UAC) at http://www.uac.edu.au/equity/

You will need to have applied for the Education Access Scheme (EAS) via UAC.

In addition, an application supporting statement shall be submitted at the Apply Now link, and supporting documentation forwarded to the ANU College of Business and Economics via email at scholarships.cbe@anu.edu.au prior to the closing date as set by the College.

The application supporting statement should be no more than 500 words and detail:

i) the circumstances you have faced that could pose a serious and sustained challenge to your ability to participate at university; and

ii) how the Scholarship would enable you to pursue your tertiary education plans, taking advantage of your studies to enable you to reach your full potential.