Type of Funding
The Australian National University (ANU) is making available the Bachor Undergraduate Science Scholarship for students on refugee status and those who are disadvantaged and in financial need. Only students who are undertaking undergraduate programs in Science in AY 2019 are eligible. Studies in the Medical Sciences are not eligible.
The scholarship is valued at $5,000 per year, for a maximum duration of 3 years.
Scholars are required to enrol in 36 units or more per year. A scholarship recipient, may request permission from the Deputy Director, Access, Inclusion and Wellbeing to hold the award on a part-time basis. For recipients enrolled part-time, payments of the award will be made on a pro-rata basis.
Scholars are expected to maintain an average of 60% each semester.
Applicants must be holders of a Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holder, a Temporary Humanitarian Visa Holder or Australian Permanent Residents or Australian citizens who have just arrived in Australia for the first time within the last 5 years. They must either have enrolled or are enrolling in an undergraduate degree program of study of Science (excluding Medical Science) at the ANU in AY 2019. They must not have enrolled in any undergraduate degree program previously, before commencing studies at ANU.
If there are no refugee applicants, then the following applicants will also be considered:
- International students with little or no source(s) of support in Australia;
- Students from low socioeconomic backgrounds; and
- Those who can evidence disadvantage in their background circumstances.
Applicants must also submit a supporting statement of no more than 300 words, explaining how the scholarship would enable them to take advantage of their studies, to enable them to reach their full potential.
Applications are to be done online by 28 November 2018.