ANU Humanitarian Scholarship


Each year the Australian National University may offer a scholarship known as the ANU Humanitarian Scholarship ("the award").

The objective of the award is to provide financial support to provide access to higher education for students from a refugee background.

Field of study

Any Undergraduate Program


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

  • is not an Australian citizen, permanent resident or permanent humanitarian visa holder;
  • holds a Temporary Protection Visa, or a Safe Haven Enterprise Visa, or is an Asylum Seeker on Bridging Visa Type A or E; and
  • receives an offer of admission to an undergraduate degree program at the University.


The scholarship provides a stipend as outlined below and paid in equal instalments at the beginning of each semester.

Year 1 $21,132
Year 2 $21,132
Year 3 $13,680
Year 4 $13,680

In addition to a stipend, the ANU will award a 100% tuition fee scholarships for students commencing their first undergraduate program.

How to apply

Applications for 2022 should be made via the University Admissions Centre (UAC) by 15th January 2022. The link to the UAC Equity portal is available by clicking on the "Apply Now" button at the top of this page. 

The recipient of this scholarship would receive their scholarship offer letter tentatively on 28th January 2022.

Further information

IMPORTANT: If you have lodged an application via the UAC Equity Scholarship portal for the ANU Humanitarian Scholarship, please email on or before the 15th January 2022 to:

-Confirm you have lodged an application and provide your UAC Equity Scholarship Application Number

-Provide a copy of your current visa