Chris Heyde Scholarship


Professor Chris Heyde was well known and well regarded amongst his colleagues and friends for his substantial contribution to many areas of Probability, Statistics and Stochastic Analysis during his lifetime. To honour his memory, the Chris Heyde Scholarship has been established at the ANU to enable students to study and expand research into these fields.

The Scholarship is funded by the interest on contributions from friends, colleagues, family and the ANU Endowment for Excellence. The Scholarship will be offered annually subject to funds being available.

Field of study

Mathematics and statistical science


Australian and New Zealand citizens; Permanent residents of Australia; International Students.

Eligible Programs of PhD in the fields of probability, statistical science or stocashtic analysis.


Selection will be made on the basis of academic merit. Other factors such as the reports of academic referees may also be taken into consideration.


The value of the award will be stated in the offer letter.

How to apply

The application form is available from the "Apply Now" button at the top of this page.