ANU College of Business and Economics Regional and Rural Relocation Scholarship


Each year the ANU College of Business & Economics may award a CBE Regional and Rural Relocation Scholarship to a prospective student who is relocating to Canberra for the first time to study in an undergraduate degree program offered by the ANU College of Business and Economics.

The ANU College of Business and Economics is committed to strengthening educational outcomes for students who have been schooled and reside in regional and rural areas outside of the immediate Canberra region. This scholarship will assist with the cost of relocating to study 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


The award is available each year to a prospective ANU student who:

  • is an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, New Zealand citizen (or dual citizenship holders of either Australia or New Zealand) or Australian humanitarian visa Holder;
  • has completed a Year 12 qualification in Australia at an Australian High School (or College);
  • has been schooled in, and resided in a regional and rural area outside of the Canberra region. This excludes students from the immediate Canberra surrounds (postcodes 0200, 2600-2612, 2614-2620, 2900-2914). Universities Admission Centre (UAC) Education Access Scheme (EAS) Schools Lists will be used to award the scholarship;
  • is applying for admission to university for the first time; and
  • has made an application for admission to the Australian National University to a single, or a flexible double degree with one of the programs offered by the ANU College of Business and Economics.


Selection is made on the basis of applicants meeting the eligibility criteria then on academic merit.


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.

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

The scholarship will be offered in Semester 1 only.