This financial support is currently not available.
The National Merit Scholarship rewards academic excellence in secondary school studies and provide assistance with costs related to tertiary studies.
Field of study
Australian or New Zealand citizen, or holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or Permanent Humanitarian 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.
An Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) score between 99.75 to 99.85 or equivalent (no bonus points).
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.