ANU University Research Scholarships

  • Bachelor
  • $28,854 per annum
  • 31 August 2022

Each year the Australian National University offers the University Research Scholarship to support high achieving HDR students who are conducting research which aligns with the strategic directions of the University.

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The Australian National University is a national research university located in Canberra, the capital of Australia.

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The award will be available each year to a prospective or continuing student who: • is a domestic student or an international student enrolled in an accredited HDR course of study at the University • has achieved a minimum of H1 or H1 equivalent in their prior studies Selection of this award requires each of the ANU Colleges to convene a selection committee to score and rank ALL eligible H1 (or equivalent) applicants in a merit-based process. Overall ranking includes consideration of: • Academic Record • Research Potential, support from the prospective supervisor and location in which the research will be undertaken • Referee reports • English Language competency • Comparison with other applications received in the same scholarship round

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In addition to the fornightly stipend, the scholarship also provides: • Travel and Removal allowances for students relocating to Canberra to commence their research program; • Thesis allowance; • Dependant Child allowance (International students only); • Paid medical, maternity and parental leave


No application is required specifically for this scholarship as all eligible candidates will be considered based upon their application for admission. When you complete your admission application for a HDR program you can select which scholarship/s you are interested to be considered for including the University Research Scholarship (URS). There is no separate application form except for current candidates (who have typically completed less than 1 year full-time equivalent). In order to be considered for this scholarship in Round 1, International students are required to apply for admission by 31 August. Domestic students are required to apply for admission by 31 October. Applications must be complete by the Scholarship deadline, including all supporting documentation and referee reports, in order to be considered in the scholarship ranking process.

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