National Merit Scholarship

This financial support is currently not available.

Overview

The National Merit Scholarship rewards academic excellence in secondary school studies and provide assistance with costs related to tertiary studies.

Field of study

University wide

Eligibility

  • Australian or New Zealand citizen, or holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or Permanent Humantarian Visa.
  • Completed Year 12 or equivalent in 2018 or; completed Year 12 or equivalent in 2017(A gap year of up to 12 months for the purpose of travel and/or work will not impact on eligibility for this scholarship)  
  • Have not enrolled in a tertiary program
  • Have put at least one ANU program as a first, second or third preference when applying for admission through the Universities Admissions Centre (NSW & ACT).

You do not need to:

  • restrict your program choice
  • be interviewed for scholarship selection
  • send your Resume/CV.

Selection basis

An Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) score between 99.75 to 99.85 or equivalent (no bonus points).

Benefits

The scholarships offers a stipend of $6,500 per annum paid in equal instalments at the beginning of each semester for up to 5 years.

How to apply

No application is required. All eligible applicants with ANU as a first, second or third preference when applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (NSW & ACT) will be automatically considered.