Applicants for the scholarship must meet the eligibility requirements set out in the relevant conditions of award including:
- be an Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, or holder of an Australian permanent resident visa
- has relocated to Canberra to take up a place in a degree program at the Australian National University
- be enrolled as a full-time student in the first year of an approved undergraduate degree program at the Australian National University
- be able to provide evidence of financial need.
Selection for each scholarship will be made on the basis of financial need. Other factors such as home location, school attended and refugee status may be taken into account