The award is available each year to a continuing ANU student who is:
- an Indigenous Australian student;
- is enrolled in the second year of a fulltime undergraduate or postgraduate medicine or engineering degree.
Selection is made on the basis of academic merit in the first year of study. Each year the scholarship will be rotated between the disciplines of medicine and engineering. If there are no suitable applicants from the assigned a discipline in that year, selection can be made from the alternative discipline.