ANU College of Business and Economics Changing Futures Scholarship

Overview

In 2023, the ANU College of Business and Economics ('the College') may offer an award known as the ANU College of Business and Economics Changing Futures Scholarship ('the Award'). The objectives of the Award are to strengthen educational outcomes for students, both in terms of skills development and preparation for further study or employment, and to raise awareness of the acute disadvantages that some students face in accessing university education. Funding for this Award has been provided by donors to the ANU College of Business and Economics Changing Futures Scholarship fund.

Field of study

Degree programs offered by the ANU College of Business & Economics

Eligibility

The Award is available to a commencing ANU student who:
  1. is an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, New Zealand citizen (or a dual citizenship holder of either Australia or New Zealand) or Australian humanitarian visa holders; and
  2. a current school leaver in Australia at an Australian High School (or College); and
  3. receives an offer of admission to and enrols in a single or flexible double undergraduate coursework program with at least one program offered by the College; and
  4. is eligible and receives adjustment factors for financial hardship.

Benefits

The value of the Award is stated in your letter of offer. The duration of the Award is for up to three years of full-time study; in the case of a flexible double degree then the Award will be paid for the first 144 units undertaken. The Award payment will align to the recipient's academic study load. For example, enrolment in 24 units constitutes 100% of the Award payment; enrolment in 18 units constitutes 75% of the Award payment, etc. The Award is paid at the beginning of each semester unless otherwise stated in the letter of offer. The recipient is responsible for making payment of all tuition fees by the prescribed date as set out by the University each session. Recipients of the Award are responsible for the costs of books, study materials, accommodation and all other costs of study.

How to apply

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

When you apply directly to ANU for admission as a domestic undergraduate student, you will have the opportunity to be considered for this opportunity within the same application. Other such support options are enlisted on the Direct application scholarships page.

Further information

Selection is made on the basis of applicants meeting the eligibility criteria and the severity of financial hardship demonstrated. Where there are more equally ranked candidates than there are Awards available, selection will be based on (in order of priority):
The Award is offered to a student by the University Coursework Scholarships Committee. Details of this committee are outlined in the ANU Coursework Scholarships procedure.
 
The selection committee reserves the right to make no award if it considers there is no applicant of sufficient merit. The selection committee may also vary the number of Awards and/or offer the Award at other times in exceptional circumstances or based on the standard of applications or students (where funds allow).