Prestigious Scholarships

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

These scholarships will support the brightest talent of Australia to achieve acadmic excellence. 

Application timelines and scholarship information for each Prestigious Scholarship have been outlined in the table below. Please click on the scholarship name for more detailed information.

 
Scholarship Application Timeline Scholarship Details 

Sir Roland Wilson Scholarship

E: srw.foundation@anu.edu.au

 

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Open: 1st October 2021

 

Close: 31st March 2022

  • 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 2023 to be announced shortly.

Sir Roland Wilson Pat Turner Scholarship

E: srw.foundation@anu.edu.au

 

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Open: 1st October 2021

 

Close: 31st March 2022

  • Study Location: Australian National University or Charles Darwin University;
  • SRW Scholarships support high performing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australian Public Service employees to study in a postgraduate coursework or higher degree research program.
  • Awards 1 to 3 year full pay scholarships to high performing APS 4 and SES Band 1 Australian public servants.
  • Application for 2023 to be announced shortly.

Schwarzman Scholars

E: admissions@schwarzmanscholars.org

 

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Open: 13th April 2022

 

Close: 20th September 2022

  • Study Location: Tsinghua - China 
  • For students who are intending to start a postgraduate degree.
  • No citizenship requirement. 

Knight Hennessy

E: khscholars@stanford.edu

Application date for 2023 will be announced in June 2022

  • 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. 

Westpac Future Leaders

E: westpacscholars@westpac.com.au

 

Westpac Future Leaders 2022 Presentation

Open: 15th June 2022

 

Close: 1st September 2022 (5:00pm, AEST)

  • Study Location: Australia, with an overseas component
  • For students who are intending to start postgraduate studies.
  • Must be an Australian Citizen.

Fulbright Australia

E: fulbright@fulbright.org.au

 

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Open: 10th January 2022

 

Close: 6th July  2022 

  • 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. 

John Monash Scholarships

E: alexandra.coelli@johnmonash.com

Open: 1st May 2022

 

Close: 14th July  2022 

  • Study Location: Australia or Overseas 
  • For students who are intending to start a postgraduate degree
  • Must be an Australian Citizen

The Ramsay Post Graduate Scholarships

E: postgrad@ramsaycentre.org

 

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Closed for 2022

 

Application for 2023 

Open: 1st February 2023

Close: 31st March 2023 (5:00pm, AEDT)

 

  • Study Location: Overseas - World's best Universities 
  • For students who are intending to start or undertaking a postgraduate degree 
  • Must be an Australian Citizen

Rhodes Scholars

E: k.e.luxford@gmail.com

Closed for 2021-22

  • Study Location: Oxford
  • For students who are intending to start a postgraduate degree
  • Must be an Australian Citizen to apply in the Australian round

Oxford Australia

E: john.w.white@anu.edu.au

Open: 4th January 2022

 

Close: 22nd February 2022

  • 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.

Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships

E: pgovoni@fas.harvard.edu

philanthropic.scholarships@anu.edu.au

Open: 1st September 2021

 

Close: 1st February 2022

  • Study Location: Harvard, Massachusetts
  • For students intending to start a postgraduate degree at Harvard

The Robert Gordon Menzies Scholarship to Harvard

E: philanthropic.scholarships@anu.edu.au

Open: 8th December 2021

 

Close: 9th February 2022

  • Study Location: Harvard, Massachusetts
  • For students intending to return to Australia after completing a postgraduate degree at Harvard. 


 

Contact

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