The Poppy Undergraduate Scholarship

This financial support is currently not available.


Every three years, the Australian National University (ANU) may award a scholarship known as The Poppy Undergraduate Scholarship

The objectives of the scholarship are:

  • provide financial support to a person who experiences financial disadvantage;
  • help enable and encourage the recipient to continue their studies;
  • acknowledge the efforts and the courage of the recipient in pursuing the undergraduate study;
  • support and inspire the recipient to continue to contribute to their community.

Field of study

Commerce, Economics, Engineering, Law, or Sociology


The Award is available each year to a prospective ANU student who:
        (a) is a domestic student; and
        (b) receives an offer of admission to a single or Flexible Double Degree program at the University within:
              a. the School of Sociology;
              b. the Research School of Economics;
              c. the Research School of Management (commerce program);
              d. the ANU College of Law; or
              e. the School of Engineering; and
         (c) has not previously obtained an undergraduate degree in Australia, New Zealand or overseas; and
         (d) is eligible for, and receives, adjustment factors for financial disadvantage under the National Access Scheme.


The Poppy Undergraduate Scholarship is valued at $5,500 per year. The duration of the scholarship will be a maximum of three years and paid in equal instalments at the beginning of each semester.

How to apply

To be considered for the award applicants must:

  • Apply for admission through the ANU Admission Scholarship and Accommodation (ASA) Application System
  • Select to be considered for scholarships and 'all eligible scholarships'

When you apply directly to ANU for admission as a domestic undergraduate student, you will have the opportunity to be considered for this opportunity within the same application. Other such support options are enlisted on the Direct application scholarships page.