ANU University Research Scholarships


The University funds a number of scholarships for Doctor of Philosophy or Professional Doctorate by research.

Field of study



Bachelors degree with first-class honours, or a research Masters degree from a recognised university; Australian and and New Zealand Citizen; Permanent Residents of Australia; International students. Applicants must have submitted an Application for Admission to ANU.

Eligible programs

PhD, Professional Doctorate by Research


  • Travel and Removal allowances for students relocating to Canberra to commence their research program;
  • Thesis allowance;
  • Dependant Child allowance (International students only);
  • Paid medical, maternity and paternity leave

How to apply

No application is required specifically for this scholarship as all eligible candidates will be considered. 

Further information

In order to be considered for this scholarship in the main round of scholarship offers International students are required to apply for admission by 31 August. Domestic students are required to apply for admission by 31 October.

Applicants are also strongly encouraged to make contact with the relevant Graduate Studies Convener or a prospective supervisor, prior to lodging an application, to discuss the proposed research topic and related matters.