Dixon-Walsh Scholarship

Overview

Each year the ANU College of Business and Economics ("the College") may award one scholarship known as The Dixon-Walsh Scholarship ("the Award"). 

The objective of the award is to strengthen and raise awareness of the acute disadvantages that some students face in accessing university education.  The scholarship will be awarded to disadvantaged students commencing undergraduate studies at the CBE Research School of Finance and Actuarial Studies and Statistics (RSFAS).

Funding for this award has been provided by CBE alumnus, Mr Alan Dixon who wishes to celebrate Dixon Advisory's connection to Canberra and to ANU, and to honour the friendship between Mr Daryl Dixon and Mr Max Walsh AM. 

Field of study

Finance, Actuarial Studies and Statistics

Eligibility

The award shall be available for award each year to a prospective ANU student who:

  • is an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident, a New Zealand citizen (or dual citizenship holders of either Australia or New Zealand) or an Australian permanent humanitarian visa holder;
  • is a current school leaver, and has gained admission into an undergraduate coursework program at RSFAS through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC); and
  • is eligible for Education Access Scheme (EAS) financial disadvantage adjustment factors, and can demonstrate financial need through the UAC Equity Scholarships application process.

Benefits

The scholarship is valued at up to $50,000 over up to 5 years.  The scholarship will be paid as per the schedule below:

YEAR VALUE
Year 1 $15,000
Year 2 $12,500
Year 3 $10,000
Year 4 $7,500
Year 5 $5,000

Recipients are also offered the opportunity and encouraged to participate in an internship at Dixon Advisory

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.