Love Scholarship


Each year the University may award scholarships known as the ANU Love Scholarships ("the Scholarship"). 

The objective of the award is to help a student who is dedicated, has high ethics, is resilient, has met roadblocks during their life and will be able to move forward and shine as a result of being awarded the Love Scholarship.The Love scholarships are a flagship scholarship program at ANU, promoting and supporting equity and diversity at the University.

Funding for this award has been provided by the late Emeritus Professor John Love. Professor Love established the Love Scholarship during his lifetime, with the first scholarships awarded in 2015. Following his death, Professor Love endowed the scholarships in perpetuity with a generous bequest to ANU.


Field of study

Any Discipline


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

  • (a)  is a domestic student; and
  • (b)  is eligible for and has received adjustment factors for financial hardship under the National Access Scheme (NAS). 


The scholarship is valued at up to $50,000 over up to 5 years depending on the program in which the recipient is enrolled. The scholarship will be paid as per the schedule below:

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

How to apply

All applicants applying for admission through the ANU Admission Scholarship and Accommodation Application System will be automatically considered for the award based on them meeting the eligibility criteria and electing to be considered for scholarships.

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.