ANU University Research Scholarships

Overview

Each year the Australian National University offers  the University Research Scholarship to support high achieving HDR students who are conducting research which aligns with the strategic directions of the University.

Field of study

All

Eligibility

The award will be available each year to a prospective or continuing student who:

  • is a domestic student or an international student enrolled in an accredited HDR course of study at the University
  • has achieved a minimum of H1 or H1 equivalent in their prior studies

Selection

Selection of this award requires each of the ANU Colleges to convene a selection committee to score and rank ALL eligible H1 (or equivalent) applicants in a merit-based process. Overall ranking includes consideration of:

  • Academic Record
  • Research Potential, support from the prospective supervisor and location in which the research will be undertaken
  • Referee reports
  • English Language competency
  • Comparison with other applications received in the same scholarship round

Benefits

In addition to the fornightly stipend, the scholarship also provides:

  • 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 based upon their application for admission

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.