Scholarships Merit-based
Australian National University

ANU University Research Scholarships

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34000 AUD
15 Apr 2024
Application deadline


Australian National University can support you financially if you are admitted to one of its study programmes as an international student.

Australian National University awards scholarships, bursaries, tuition fee reductions and discounts that help you cover existing tuition and living costs. 


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award




Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction
  • travel expenses
  • spouse child care
  • health


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

Applicable programmes


The scholarship offers a $34,000 amount, to help you with your studies

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


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
  • 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

Scholarship requirements







Study experience required

High school




Application deadline

15 Apr 2024

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).


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