Australian National Scholarship

This financial support is currently not available.


Each year the Australian National University offers up to 50 awards known as the Australian National Scholarship to provide access and support to talented students from disadvantaged backgrounds.


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

  • is a domestic student;
  • receives an offer of admission to an undergraduate degree program offered by the University;
  • satisfies one or more of the following criteria:
    • Financial hardship;
    • Indigenous Australian;
    • Long-term medical condition/disability or ongoing effects of abuse;
    • Refugee status;
    • Attended the final years of schooling at a low ICSEA school (school below 900)


The scholarship provides a stipend of $8,000 per annum for up to five years.  The scholarship will be paid at the beginning of each semester.

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.