Office of National Intelligence and National Security College Scholarship for Women

This financial support is currently not available.


In 2020, the National Security College at the Australian National University will offer the scholarship, The Office of National Intelligence and National Security College Scholarship for Women.

The objectives of the Scholarship are to foster the talent of Australian women interested in national security and pursuing a career in the national intelligence community, to showcase the College's programs for high achievers, and to provide an opportunity to a standout woman who may otherwise be unable to undertake a Master of National Security Policy degree due to financial constraints.

Funding for this award has been provided by the Office of National Intelligence.

Field of study

National Security Policy


The award is available each year to a prospective ANU student who:

(a) is an Australian citizen; and

(b) has completed a Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 5.0/7.0 or above; and

(c) identifies as female; and

(d) is enrolling in the Master of National Security Policy degree program; and

(e) is not a member of the Australian Public Service/State and Territory equivalents/National Intelligence Community.


Full tuition fee payment for the 7871 MNSEP Master of Security Policy.

How to apply

Please send your application to with the subject title 'Application for the ONI-NSC Scholarship for Women' before the closing date.  The application is submitted as:

(a) a statement of claims of no more than 500 words; and

(b) a current Curriculum Vitae of no more than three pages; and

(c) two (2) academic written references

Further information

For further information please contact the Senior Student Engagement Coordinator at either 6125 6261 or