Prestigious Scholarships

Find out all you need to know about applying for Australia's most sought-after postgraduate and research scholarships.

ANU hosted a Prestigious Scholarship Information Session on 4 June 2020, from 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm.  The session focused on postgraduate scholarship opportunities and include presentations from a number of key scholarship programs. You can still learn more about the benefits of each scholarship, eligibility criteria, application and selection processes by watching the webinar or contacting each scholarship on the details below. 

Timestamps for each Prestigious Scholarship Presentation (excluding the Sir Roland Wilson Scholarship) have been outlined in the table below. 

 
Scholarship Application Close Date Scholarship Details 

Sir Roland Wilson Scholars

E: srw.foundation@anu.edu.au

31 March 2021
  • Study Location: Australian National University;
  • SRW Scholarships support high performing Australian Public Service (APS) employees to complete PhD research on topics of national significance.
  • Awards 3-year full pay scholarships to high performing EL1 and EL2 Australian public servants.
  • Application for 2022 open on 1st October 2020

Schwarzman Scholars

E: admissions@schwarzmanscholars.org

Closed
  • Study Location: Tsinghua - China 
  • For students who are intending to start a postgraduate degree.
  • No citizenship requirement. 
  • Schwarzman 2020 Presentation (04:00)

Knight Hennessy 

E: khscholars@stanford.edu

Closed
  • Study Location: Stanford, California
  • For students who are intending to start postgraduate studies.
  • No restrictions based on citizenship, age, field of study or career aspiration. 
  • Knight Hennessy 2020 Presentation (22:12)

Westpac Future Leaders 

E: westpacscholars@westpac.com.au

Closed

Fulbright Australia

E: fulbright@fulbright.org.au

Closed
  • Study Location: USA Universities
  • For students who are intending to start a postgraduate degree or postdoctoral research; or
  • An academic/mid-career professional who intends on taking 3-4 months research training; or
  • A Professor who intends to undertake research for up to 6 months.
  • Must be an Australian Citizen to apply for Australian round. 
  • Fullbright Australia Presentation (52:10)

John Monash Scholarships

E: alexandra.coelli@johnmonash.com

Closed
  • Study Location: Australia or Overseas 
  • For students who are intending to start a postgraduate degree
  • Must be an Australian Citizen
  • Sir John Monash Presentation (1:05:41)

The Ramsay Post Graduate Scholarships

E: postgrad@ramsaycentre.org

Opening 1 February 2021
  • Study Location: Overseas - World's best Universities 
  • For students who are intending to start or undertaking a postgraduate degree 
  • Must be an Australian Citizen
  • The Ramsay Centre Presentation (1:22:24)

Rhodes Scholars

E: k.e.luxford@gmail.com

Closed
  • Study Location: Oxford
  • For students who are intending to start a postgraduate degree
  • Must be an Australian Citizen to apply in the Australian round
  • Rhodes Australia Presentation (1:37:45)

Oxford Australia

E: john.w.white@anu.edu.au

Closed for 2020
  • Study Location: Oxford
  • For Australian University graduates intending to undertake a full-time Masters or Doctorate degree; or a
  • A second undergraduate degree at Oxford.
  • Oxford Australia Scholarships 2020 (1:50:50)

Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships

E: pgovoni@fas.harvard.edu

philanthropic.scholarships@anu.edu.au

Closed for 2020
  • Study Location: Harvard, Massachusetts
  • For students intending to start a postgraduate degree at Harvard
  • Presentation: 2:03:14

The Robert Gordon Menzies Scholarship to Harvard

E: philanthropic.scholarships@anu.edu.au

Closed for 2020
  • Study Location: Harvard, Massachusetts
  • For students intending to return to Australia after completing a postgraduate degree at Harvard. 
  • Presentation Timestamp: 2:07:03


 

Contact

For any enquiries, please contact Lindsay Burrows, Senior Scholarships Officer (Philanthropic) on Philanthropic.Scholarships@anu.edu.au.