Stan and Jessie Holland Supplementary Scholarship


Each year the ANU College of Science ('the College') may offer up to two awards (one for a PhD candidate and one for an MPhil candidate) known as the Stan & Jessie Holland Supplementary Scholarship ('the Award').

Funding for this Award has been endowed to the ANU in memory of his parents Stan and Jessie Holland by their eldest son.

The objective of the Award is to support outstanding Aboriginal, African or Pasifika candidates to enable them to pursue a Higher Degree by Research (HDR) program in the field of ecology and environmental science, based in the College of Science.

Field of study

Ecology and Environmental Science


The Award is available each year to a prospective or continuing, domestic or international ANU student who:

  • is enrolled or enrolling full-time in a program of study for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy or Master of Philosophy in ecology or environmental science, based in the College of Science; and
  • is in receipt of an approved ANU HDR Base stipend scholarship; and
  • identifies as Aboriginal, African or Pasifika descent.

Travel or research must be undertaken in the year the Award is granted.


The Award may contain the following benefits: Supplementary Scholarship.

How to apply

No application for the Award is required as eligible students who have indicated their interest will be automatically considered. However, if you are interested in the Award please contact the HDR Administrator within your school, or the College HDR Governance Officer with details of your Primary Supervisor and Research topic.

Further information