Each year the Australian National University may offer a number of awards known as the Indigenous Commonwealth Education Costs Scholarship with the objective to assist Indigenous students with education costs related to studying at the University.
- is a domestic student; and
- identifies as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person; and
- receives an offer of admission to or is currently enrolled in an undergraduate, postgraduate or research degree offered by the University; and
is able to demonstrate low socio-economic status either:
- by receiving a means-tested Commonwealth income support payment (such as Austudy, ABSTUDY, Youth Allowance, etc.); or
- on the basis of an assessment conducted by or on behalf of the eligible scholarship provider; and
- is not already receiving the Indigenous Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship.
The Scholarship provides a stipend of $5,000 per annum for up to 3 years.
How to apply
When you apply directly to ANU for admission as a domestic undergraduate student, you will have the opportunity to be considered for this opportunity within the same application. Other such support options are enlisted on the Direct application scholarships page.