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Australian National University (ANU)

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Indigenous Australian Graduate Scholarship

Key details

$28,092 per annum (2020 value). Payments made fortnightly for the program duration.

About this scholarship


Each year ANU normally offers one scholarship to an indigenous Australian to undertake graduate study.


Australian Citizens identifying as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander;

Eligible Programs

Doctor or Philosophy, Professional Doctorate, Master of Philosophy, Master by Research, Master by Coursework, Graduate Diploma


Travel to Canberra from within Australia; reimbursement of some removal expenses; thesis reimbursement allowance.

How to apply

No application is required. Applicants who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander during their application for admission will be automatically considered.

Further information

Applicants for a research scholarship must hold a Bachelors degree with at least upper second-class honours, or equivalent prior studies including some research work.

Applicants for a coursework scholarship must hold at least a Bachelors degree and should also complete the Postgraduate Research Course and/or Scholarship application form, as well as the Postgraduate Coursework Application Form for Local Students. Some ANU coursework programs require application through the University Admissions Centre. Details of these programs and how to apply for them are provided on the Postgraduate Coursework Application Form.

Before lodging an application, applicants applying for admission to a coursework program should first check the closing date of the program, as the closing date for some coursework programs may be earlier than the scholarship closing date.

Applicants for a research program are strongly encouraged to contact the relevant Graduate Studies Convener or a prospective supervisor, prior to lodging an application, to discuss the proposed research topic and related matters.


Eligible Degrees
  • Doctorate (PhD)
  • Graduate Diploma
  • Masters (Coursework)
  • Masters (Research)
Eligible Study Fields
Business & Management
Creative Arts
Engineering & Mathematics
Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences
IT & Computer Science
Law, Legal Studies & Justice
Medical & Health Sciences
Property & Built Environment
Teaching & Education