ANU College of Business and Economics Access Scholarship

Overview

Each year the ANU College of Business & Economics may award a CBE Access Scholarship to a prospective student who is applying for admission to an undergraduate degree program offered by the College.

The ANU College of Business and Economics is committed to strengthening educational outcomes for students from financially disadvantaged backgrounds. This scholarship will assist with the cost of studying in an undergraduate coursework program at the College and offers students the chance to be recognised for their academic achievements, meet other scholarship recipients and build strong professional networks.

Field of study

All disciplines at the ANU College of Business and Economics

Eligibility

The award is available to a prospective ANU student who:

  • is an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen (or dual citizenship holders of either Australia or New Zealand) or an Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder;
  • is a current school leaver, receives an offer of admission to, and will enrol in one of the  undergraduate coursework programs in the ANU College of Business & Economics through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC); and;
  • is eligible for Education Access Scheme (EAS) financial disadvantage adjustment factors, and can demonstrate financial need through the UAC Equity Scholarships application process.

Selection

Selection is made on the basis of the applicant's level of financial hardship demonstrated. Academic merit may be considered where two or more candidates are assessed as having the same level of financial hardship.

Benefits

The scholarship is $5,000 per annum. The award is paid in equal instalments at the beginning of each semester providing the recipient meets the ongoing scholarship eligibility of maintaining a weighted average mark (WAM) of 60% calculated across all courses taken in a semester.

The award payment will align to the recipient's academic study load. For example, 24 unit enrolment constitutes 100% award payment; 18 unit enrolment constitutes 75% award payment, etc

How to apply

All applicants applying for admission to ANU through the direct Admission Scholarship and Accommodation Application will be automatically considered for the award based on them meeting the eligibility criteria and electing to be considered for scholarships.

Further information

The scholarship will be offered in Semester 1 only.