Dean's Merit HDR Supplementary Scholarship in Science

This financial support is currently not available.


The objective of the award is to provide support for students of high academic merit in their Higher Degree by Research studies

Field of study

Higher Degree Research Fields in Sciences


The scholarship is available to a student who:

  • is an Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, holder of an Australian Permanent Resident visa or a permanent humanitarian visa;

  • applies for admission and is considered for an APA or similar scholarship by 31st October in the year prior to commencement of the award; and

  • is enrolled or enrolling full-time in a program of study for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy/Doctor of Psychology (Clinical) in the College of Science or College of Health and Medicine at the Australian National University


The scholarship is valued at $8,000 per annum for up to 3 years in the first instance. If eligible, a recipient may apply for an extension of the award. The maximum period of extension is six months and an extension may be sought only where the research has been delayed by circumstances beyond the scholar's control and is related to the research and is not of a personal nature. Doctor of Psychology (Clinical) students are not eligible for this extension.

How to apply

No application is required as students are automatically considered based on meeting the eligibility criteria or conditions prescribed under the Eligibility section.