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Australian National University (ANU)

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Ruth Dobson Scholarship

Key details

up to 96 units of tuition fees
Number Offered

About this scholarship


Each year the Asia Pacific College of Diplomacy (APCD) may award up to two Ruth Dobson Scholarships to attract the highest achieving students for the advancement of Diplomatic Studies.

The scholarship has been established to commemorate Australia's first female career diplomat to be an Australian ambassador, Miss Ruth Dobson.

Field of study



The Scholarship is available to an applicant who:

  • is an international or domestic student;
  • is enrolling in the Master of Diplomacy (Advanced) or Master of Diplomacy graduate coursework degree program;
  • has achieved a GPA of 6 (out of 7) in their undergraduate degree.


The Scholarship provides a tuition fee sponsorship for up to 96 units of the program. The award is paid directly towards the student's tuition fees each semester.

How to apply

Students wishing to be considered for the scholarship are required to submit:

  • A cover letter indicating your interest in being considered for the scholarship and making the case for being granted one;
  • A Curriculum Vitae; and
  • Two academic written references (or arrange to have these sent on your behalf to arrive by the closing date to apcd@anu.edu.au)

Further information

For more detailed information about the Ruth Dobson Scholarship, please read the Conditions of Award document on the right hand side of this page.

To learn more about the Master of Diplomacy and Master of Diplomacy (advanced) degrees, please visit the Programs and Courses website for an overview on admission and course details or email apcd@anu.edu.au




Eligible Degrees
  • Masters (Coursework)
  • Female
  • Male
Eligible Study Fields
Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences