Scholarships

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Supporting your future

Whether you are a future student looking for financial support to start your studies, or funding to advance your research, Canberra at has scholarship opportunities to suit you and your situation. We offer a diverse range of scholarships to domestic and international students at all levels.

These scholarships and awards reflect our strong commitment to helping students achieve their potential. They reward academic excellence and encourage international mobility, diversity, and equity whilst supporting students who might otherwise struggle financially to maintain a place at university.

Undergraduate scholarships & awards

We're dedicated to supporting you throughout your time at university and offer a variety of scholarships for domestic undergraduate students.

offers a wide range of Equity Scholarships to assist commencing and current students to undertake full-time study. Equity Scholarships are awarded to students from low socio-economic backgrounds to increase access to study opportunities for students who have experienced financial hardship and educational disadvantage.

The Scientia Scholars program offers a flexible and rewarding education for students undertaking full-time undergraduate study at . Benefits include an annual stipend, access to academic mentors, invitations to a range of special events, and the opportunity to be considered for research assistant positions within their chosen faculty.

The Scientia Scholarship is awarded to high-achieving students who achieve an ATAR score (or equivalent) of 99.90 or above in an Australian Senior Secondary Certificate.

Academic Achievement Awards are granted to encourage academically gifted local Higher School Certificate (HSC) or equivalent students from the ACT and NSW high schools to undertake undergraduate study at .

Canberra offers scholarships to high-achieving undergraduate students who pursue an Honours program in Arts, Business, Computing and Cyber Security, and Science.

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Current undergraduate students are also eligible to apply for the Summer UndergraduateResearch Scholarship. This programgives studentsthe opportunityto undertake a short research project with leading researchers. Participants will develop theirresearch skills,learn how to present research results, and gain an insight intowhat further research study at Canberracould look like.

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Postgraduate research scholarships

At Canberra we’re committed to supporting upcoming researchers take the next step in their career.

We offer a range of postgraduate research scholarships for domestic and international students with exceptional potential to undertake a higher degree by research.

This includes generous stipend scholarships of up to $35,000 per annum (flat rate) to successful candidates.

Domesticstudents

Canberra assists domestic higher degree researchers through a range of scholarship schemes.

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Dongguan University of Technology (DGUT) and Canberra are offering PhD candidates the opportunity to apply for the DGUT- International Collaborative PhD Top-up Scholarship to support their research.

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The(CSCRC) is a public, not-for-profit company focused on delivering research with impact and solving real-world cybersecurity problems with innovative, industry-driven solutions. The Cyber Security CRCscholarshipaims to inspire the next generation of cybersecurity professionals through working with some of the best cybersecurity researchers inAustralia.

Successful candidates will be awarded a CSCRC graduateresearch scholarshipor postdoctoral research fellowship.

International students

Canberra offers several prestigious scholarships to international higher degree researchers.

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Dongguan University of Technology (DGUT) and Canberra are offering PhD candidates the opportunity to apply for the DGUT- International Collaborative PhD Top-up Scholarship to support their research.

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A number of / Home Country joint Scholarships have been established to promote international collaboration for international candidates seeking to undertake a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree at .

The(CSCRC) is a public, not-for-profit company focused on delivering research with impact and solving real-world cybersecurity problems with innovative, industry-driven solutions. The Cyber Security CRCscholarshipaims to inspire the next generation of cybersecurity professionals through working with some of the best cybersecurity researchers inAustralia.

Successful candidates will be awarded a CSCRC graduateresearch scholarshipor postdoctoral research fellowship.

Contacts

For more information about scholarships, please contacttheResearch StudentUnit.

T:(02) 5114 5000
E:rsu@adfa.edu.au