The PhB Science Scholarship provides support to new first year PhB Science students from disadvantaged backgrounds and/or to assist PhB Science students in relocation costs to support their moving to Canberra. Funded by the Joint Colleges of Science; Health and Medicine, the award is for the first year of studies only, paid in two instalments.
Up to ten scholarships are available. Of these, up to eight will be for applicants applying for admission to ANU through the direct Admission, Scholarship and Accommodation (ASA). Application and up to two will be for international/domestic applicants not applying via ASA.
This award is available to both domestic and international students that have received an offer of admission to the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) - Science or the Bachelor of Philosophy (Honours) - Science/Bachelor of Science (Honours) ANU-NUS joint degree program and have not previously enrolled in any undergraduate degree program. Additional eligibility criteria applies and is set out in detail in the conditions of award.
A recipient of the PhB Science Scholarship is permitted to hold concurrent scholarships as outlined in the ANU Coursework Scholarships procedure.
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The scholarship offers a stipend of $6,500 paid in equal instalments in the first year year of study.
All applicants applying for admission to ANU through the direct Admission Scholarship and Accommodation Application will be automatically considered for the award based on them meeting the eligibility criteria and electing to be considered for scholarships.
International students and domestic students not applying via ASA, must submit a statement addressing how they meet the eligibility criteria and attach relevant documentation to support their claims. The application and all supporting documentation (where applicable) must be submitted to us via email on, or prior to 15 January in the year that they are commencing studies.