Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies & Statistics Undergraduate Merit Scholarship

This financial support is currently not available.


The Research School of Finance, Actuarial studies and Statistics (RSFAS) Undergraduate Merit Scholarship may be awarded to a prospective student who is applying for admission to an undergraduate degree program offered by the RSFAS within the ANU College of Business and Economics.

The award will assist domestic or international students who are completing (or have completed) a Year 12 in Australia with the cost of studying in an undergraduate coursework program at the RSFAS, CBE and offers students the chance to be recognised for their academic achievements, meet other scholarship recipients and build strong professional networks.

Field of study

Finance, Actuarial Studies and Statistics


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

  • is an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident, New Zealand citizen (or dual citizenship holders of either Australia or New Zealand), Australian humanitarian visa holder or international student ;
  • has completed a Year 12 qualification in Australia at an Australian High School (or College);
  • is applying for admission to university for the first time;
  • has received an offer for admission to a single, or a flexible double undergraduate degree program with one of the programs offered by the Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies and Statistics within the ANU College of Business and Economics; and
  • has achieved an ATAR of 95 or above(excluding adjustment factors).


The scholarship is valued at $5,000 per annum. The award is paid in equal instalments at each semester providing the recipient meets the ongoing scholarship eligibility of maintaining a weighted average mark (WAM) of 70% calculated across all courses taken in a semester.

The award payment will align to the recipient's academic study load. For example, 24 unit enrolment constitutes 100% award payment; 18 unit enrolment constitutes 75% award payment, etc.  The award will be paid after the census date of each semester unless otherwise stated in the letter of offer

How to apply

There is no separate application as students applying through UAC are automatically considered based on them meeting the eligibility criteria or conditions prescribed under the eligibility section.

Students who have applied for admission to the ANU in a previous intake, and then formally deferred their offer my still be considered for this award along with the commencing cohort. These students will need to contact the College Scholarships Office to request consideration of the award.

Further information

The scholarship will be available in Semester 1 intake only.