Australian National University Chancellor’s International Scholarship
ANU is a world-leading university in Australia’s capital city, Canberra. Our location points to our unique history, ties to the Australian Government and special standing as a resource for the Australian people.
Our focus on excellence in research and education ensures our graduates are in demand the world-over, well-prepared to address complex contemporary challenges.
Why Study in AUN ?
In 2021, The Australian National University (ANU) will offer up to 200 awards known as the ANU Chancellor’s International Scholarship. ANU looks to attract a diverse range of high calibre international students to enrol in undergraduate and postgraduate coursework programs offered by the University.The scholarship is available only for applicants commencing their studies in Semester 1 2021
These awards are distributed into 6 categories.
|Category||Number of Awards||Scholarship Value|
|Undergraduate International applicants||25||up to $25,000|
|Postgraduate International applicants||75||up to $15,000|
|International applicants from South Asia Region||50||up to $25,000|
|International applicants from South-East Asia Region||30||up to $25,000|
|International applicants from Middle East and Africa Region||10||up to $25,000|
|International applicants who have completed International Baccalaureate (IB)||10||up to $20,000|
Applicants will be assessed in the above categories based on their citizenship.
Field of study
The Award is available to a prospective ANU applicant who:
(a) Is an international student, either currently residing inside or outside Australia;
(b) has received an offer of admission for a coursework program (Undergraduate or Postgraduate) to commence in Semester 1 2021 (excluding Graduate Certificates);
(c) is self-funded for fee purposes and is a full-fee paying student (i.e. is not the recipient of a tuition fee sponsorship by a government or organisation);
(d) (For region-specific Awards) is a citizen of a country in the regions defined below:
i. South Asia: Bangladesh; Bhutan; Maldives; India; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka.
ii. South East Asia: Brunei; Cambodia; Indonesia; Laos; Malaysia; Myanmar; Philippines; Singapore; Thailand; Timor-Leste; Vietnam.
iii. Middle East & Africa: Any country of Africa; Bahrain; Iraq; Iran; Israel; Jordan; Kuwait; Lebanon; Oman; Palestine; Qatar; Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Syria; United Arab Emirates; Yemen; Turkey.
(e) must have completed their International Baccalaureate to be eligible for the specific IB scholarships category.
Selection will be made on the basis of an applicant meeting the eligibility criteria and academic merit. Qualifications submitted for admission at ANU will be converted to the common scale which will determine an applicant’s place on the merit list. Eligible applicants with multiple qualifications will be ranked according to the qualification used as the basis of admission.
Grade Point Average (GPA) on a 7.0 scale will be used for eligible postgraduate applicants. ATAR equivalent will be used for eligible undergraduate applicants.
The scholarship benefits vary across the six categories of scholarship as listed above.
The actual scholarship amount is applied only in Semester 2 2021.
How to apply
There is no separate application process as applicants are automatically considered based on the applicants meeting the eligibility criteria.
The applicants will be informed of their scholarship award on the day that they receive their offer to ANU.
Note that scholarship offers may be given out a few days after the academic offer in case of Round 3.
As an international student, there are three ways to apply to ANU, depending on your circumstances. Carefully read through the options below to select the correct application process for your situation.
Option 1: Apply for most degrees at ANU
For most degrees at ANU, you can now apply and be assessed under our new admissions processes.
What you need to know
- There are two student intakes each year – Semester 1 and Semester 2.
- Semester 1 2021 applications are open now and will close 16 November 2020.
- Semester 2 2021 applications are now open and will close 30 April 2021.
- You can only preference a single program, so check Programs and Courses to choose the best program for you.
- There are three assessment rounds in each semester. Apply in the first round, and you have three opportunities to be assessed and accepted, giving you the best chance of being offered a place at ANU.
- In order to be considered for an offer, you must meet pre-requisite and cognate requirements for your preferred program, and English language requirements by the application deadline for the round.
- You will be ranked against other candidates applying for the same program.
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Option 2: Apply for degrees with specific application requirements
Some programs at ANU have specific application processes. If you want to apply to a program listed below there may be additional requirements.
Undergraduate coursework degrees
- Bachelor of Asia-Pacific Affairs
Postgraduate coursework degrees
- Master / Graduate Certificate of Law
- Master / Graduate Diploma of Applied Cybernetics
- Master of Science Communication Outreach
- Master of Science in Science Communication
- Executive Master of Public Administration
- Executive Master of Public Policy
- Doctor of Medicine & Surgery (MChD).
- Graduate Certificate of New Technologies Law
What you need to know
- Applications for Semester 1 2021 and Semester 2 2021 are open now.
- Minimum requirements for entry to these programs may include providing a portfolio, doing an audition or providing additional documents to support your application. Check Programs and Courses to see if additional requirements apply.
- One-year Honours programs for undergraduate coursework are included here.
- Flexible vertical programs are included here.
Option 3: Australian Year 12, NCEA and IB applicants
If you’re completing an Australian Year 12, a New Zealand National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3, or an International Baccalaureate (IB), you need to apply through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).Start your application
You can press the Apply now button to start the academic application process for Semester 1, 2021 at ANU.