Ethel Tory Language Scholarship for Australian Indigenous, European and Middle Eastern Languages

Overview

Each year the ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences and the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific ("the relevant College(s)") may offer up to 30 awards known as the "Ethel Tory Language Scholarship" ("the award"). The number of scholarships awarded each year will be contingent on the Ethel Tory Endowment fund

The objective of the award is to provide funds to cover documented travel costs, for eligible students undertaking full‐time language study outside Australia, or full‐time language study of Australian Indigenous Languages within Australia.

Funding for this award has been provided by the Ethel Tory Endowment fund

Field of study

Australian Indigenous, European and Middle Eastern Languages

Eligibility

The award will be available each year to a continuing ANU student who is:

(a)          A domestic or international student; however, international students may not use the scholarship for study in their country of birth or citizenship, and,

(b)          Currently studying language at an intermediate/advanced (or equivalent) level within their undergraduate degree as approved by the Ethel Tory Language Scholarship Committee.             

(c)           Applicants undertaking language study outside Australia (Asian, Australian Indigenous, European and Middle Eastern Languages) must study full time while overseas in one of the following   categories:

i.              Language courses conducted off shore by ANU and approved for credit towards the student's ANU degree;

ii.             Language courses offered by an approved international higher education provider and approved for credit towards the student's ANU degree; or

iii.            A program of study, offered by an approved international higher education provider, delivered in a foreign language and approved for credit towards the student's ANU degree.

(d)          Applicants undertaking language study of Australian Indigenous Languages within Australia must study full time in region in one of the following categories:
              
i. Australian Indigenous Language courses conducted by ANU and approved for
credit towards the student's ANU degree;
ii. or, Australian Indigenous Language courses offered by an approved higher education provider and approved for credit towards the student's ANU degree

Previous recipients of the Ethel Tory Language Scholarship are ineligible to apply

ONGOING ELIGIBILITY

A scholar is expected to remain in full-time enrolment during the exchange period.

Award recipients are expected to maintain the equivalent of an ANU average grade of 70% or better until the conclusion of the exchange period.

The language study program must be completed as approved.

Upon completion of the study program and return to ANU, the student must provide:

  • A short report (500-1000 words) in English on the student's study experience, and;
  • An official transcript from the participating institution providing evidence that the approved program of study was completed

 

Benefits

The value of the award will be stated in the letter of offer.  The award will be paid in a single instalment prior to the recipient's travel departure, unless otherwise stated in the letter of offer.

The recipient is responsible for making payment of all his/her tuition fees by the prescribed date as set out by the University each session.  Recipients of this award are responsible for the costs of books, study materials, accommodation and all other costs of study

How to apply

Applications shall be called for with a closing date as set by the ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences and the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific.   The application shall be submitted on the prescribed electronic form and supporting documentation forwarded to The Ethel Tory Scholarship Committee by email prior to the closing date.