ANU Cricket Club Scholarship

Overview

Each year the ANU Cricket Club may offer the ANU Cricket Club Scholarship with the objective of: 

  • increasing access and opportunity for students to attend ANU;
  • Attracting talented cricketers to ANU; and
  • Providing the social benefits of being an ANU Cricket Club member, and through membership, enhance university experience and career outcomes.

Funding for this award has been provided by ANU Cricket Club Alumni and friends. Particular thanks and recognition to ANUCC Alumni David Carland for his leadership in establishing this award.

Eligibility

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

(a)  is a domestic student;

(b)  has been admitted to an undergraduate or postgraduate degree program; and

(c)  at the time of application, is playing cricket in a Junior/Senior Club, or High School/College Cricket Competition; and.

(d) has a current MyCricket Identification number.

Selection

Selection is made on the basis of application and demonstrated history of cricketing ability. Other factors such as academic merit may also be taken into account. In order of priority, preference may be given to:

  • candidates that can provide evidence that they have lived in a remote, rural or regional area of Australia for:
    • a period of at least 12 months in the past 2 years; or
    • at least 12 months within 2 years prior to the commencement of their undergraduate degree

(Remote, rural and regional eligibility will be determined via the geographical classification defined by the Australian Statistical Geography Standard - ASGS, at DoctorConnect)

  • candidates who identify, and are accepted, as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person (or both).

Benefits

The scholarship offers a stipend of $5,000 per annum for up to 4 years.

How to apply

Applications for 2020 should be submitted via email to philanthropic.scholarships@anu.edu.au. Your application should include the following:

  • Your MyCricket Identification number
  • Cricket CV including
    • School, club and representative achievements and statistics
    • Newspaper clippings reflecting performance and/or volunteer/coaching activities.
  • Character reference including notes on your cricketing ability and substantiating your volunteer/coaching activities.

Further information

A recipient is required to register and play first grade cricket with ANU Cricket Club for the duration of their degree.