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About this scholarship


Each year the ANU College of Engineering, Computing and Cybernetics may offer an award known as the Paul Thistlewaite Memorial Honours Year Scholarship.

The objective of the Award is to encourage ongoing academic achievement of high-performing Honours students, with preference given to female candidates to support gender equity within the field. 

Funding for this Award has been provided by the Thistlewaite Family and a range of donors in memory of Dr Paul Thistlewaite who has a long held affinity with ANU, particularly within the field of Computer Science.



$ 5,000

per annum

1 on offer

Payments made for 1 year


01-Oct-2023 to 30-Nov-2023

  • Student types

    Domestic, International, Current
  • Student levels

  • Number of scholarships awarded

    1 on offer
  • Selection bases

    Academic merit, Gender



The Award is available each year to a continuing ANU student who:

  • Is a domestic or international student; and
  • Is enrolled full-time in an Honours Year of a program of study leading to one of the following degrees:

a) Bachelor of Advanced Computing (Research & Development) (Honours); or
b) Bachelor of Advanced Computing (Honours); or
c) Bachelor of Computing (Honours); or
d) Bachelor of Science (Computer Science Honours); or
e) Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Software Engineering.

Additional information


Applicants may use the 'Apply Now' link to submit their application. Only applications received within the listed application period will be considered

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Selection for the Scholarship will be based on academic merit with preference being given to the best academically qualified female student undertaking Honours in the area of Advanced Information Systems or Human Centred Computing including Big Data and Machine Learning. If there is no eligible female student, then the Scholarship may be awarded to the best qualified male student.

Contact us:

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