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About this scholarship


Each year the ANU College of Science ('the College') may offer up to two awards (one for a PhD candidate and one for an MPhil candidate) known as the Stan & Jessie Holland Supplementary Scholarship ('the Award').

Funding for this Award has been endowed to the ANU in memory of his parents Stan and Jessie Holland by their eldest son.

The objective of the Award is to support outstanding Aboriginal, African or Pasifika candidates to enable them to pursue a Higher Degree by Research (HDR) program in the field of ecology and environmental science, based in the College of Science.



$ 15,000

per annum

Up to $15,000 pa

2 on offer

Payments made fortnightly

  • Student types

    Domestic, International
  • Student levels

    Postgraduate research
  • Number of scholarships awarded

    2 on offer
  • Selection bases

    Academic merit, Indigenous
  • Ongoing eligibility

    Continuation based on academic performance
  • Extension duration

    6 month extension available.

Field of study

Ecology and Environmental Science



The Award is available each year to a prospective or continuing, domestic or international ANU student who:

  • is enrolled or enrolling full-time in a program of study for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy or Master of Philosophy in ecology or environmental science, based in the College of Science; and
  • is in receipt of an approved ANU HDR Base stipend scholarship; and
  • identifies as Aboriginal, African or Pasifika descent.

Travel or research must be undertaken in the year the Award is granted.

Additional information


The Award may contain the following benefits: Supplementary Scholarship.

No application for the Award is required as eligible students who have indicated their interest will be automatically considered. However, if you are interested in the Award please contact the HDR Administrator within your school, or the College HDR Governance Officer with details of your Primary Supervisor and Research topic.

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Contact us:

icon_human HDR Governance Officer – College of Science