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Australian National University (ANU)

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Dean’s International Science Excellence Scholarship

Key details

$5,000 per annum

About this scholarship


The Dean's International Science Excellence Scholarship is jointly offered by ANU College of Science and ANU College of Health & Medicine.

It is a prestigious scholarship awarded to the very best international students from the Colleges' institutional partners.

Field of study

An appropriate degree program offered by ANU College of Science or ANU College of Health & Medicine


The scholarship is available each year to a prospective ANU student who is:

  • an international student. Dependents of the staff of diplomatic or consular missions are also eligible; and
  • undertaking undergraduate or postgraduate studies at an institute which has an articulation agreement with the Colleges. Click here for the list of the Colleges' articulation partners; and
  • enrolling at ANU for the first time in an undergraduate or postgraduate coursework program in the Colleges.

This scholarship is not available to students who have already commenced their program at ANU


The award of scholarships will be based on academic merit.  A Committee will consider the marks achieved in academic courses relevant to studying science at the ANU. Any academic achievements you list in your application will also influence your ranking.

As a guide, applicants with the equivalent of a High Distinction at ANU will be considered. However, as the scholarships are highly competitive a mark at this level does not guarantee a scholarship.

Please note that as we take into account academic achievements additional to those reflected in your grades, and only courses relevant to studying science are considered, the award of a scholarship may not reflect your ranking at your home university.


The scholarship offers a stipend of $5,000 paid as a one-off payment after the census date (31 March/31 August) of your commencing semester.

How to apply

All students are required to submit an online application. The application form is available from the "Apply Now" link at the top of this page.

Application Open date:

Applications for Semester 1 commencement open on 1 August.

Applications for Semester 2 commencement open on 1 February.

Application Closing date:

Applications for Semester 1 commencement close on 13 November.

Applications for Semester 2 commencement close on 30 April.

Further information

Multiple scholarships are offered for students commencing in both semester 1 and semester 2.

Note: International Scholarship (Non-Australian Citizen)


  • Female
  • Male
Eligible Study Fields
Medical & Health Sciences