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 ANU College of Science, 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.
Payments made per semester
Payments made for 1 year
Student typesDomestic, International, Prospective
Student levelsUndergraduate, Flexible double degree
Selection basesAcademic merit, Financial hardship
Ongoing eligibilityContinuation based on full-time study load
The Award is available each year to a commencing ANU student who:
Only applicants who meet all the eligibility criteria will be considered. Selection is made on the basis of applicants meeting the eligibility criteria and their answers provided in the ASA application or the Award application as outlined below. If there are more eligible applicants than there are awards available, applicants must satisfy one or more of the following criteria (in order of priority and where applicable) to be considered:
If Awards remain after consideration of applicants against the above criteria, then the Award is available to a prospective ANU student who satisfies one or more of the following criteria (in order of priority) and ranked by severity:
Preference may be given to applicants relocating from difficult to access locations.
The scholarship offers a stipend of $6,500 paid in equal instalments in the first 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 firstname.lastname@example.org on, or prior to 26 January in the year that they are commencing studies.