Scholarships & sponsorships for international students

There are many opportunities to fund your science studies at ANU. See below for one that suits your needs. 


ANU Chancellor’s International Scholarship

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ANU has launched a new flagship scholarship – the ANU Chancellor's International Scholarship. Valued at over 4 million dollars, these scholarships will be awarded up to $25,000 per scholarship for 200 eligible students from a range of backgrounds around the world. The scholarships are split into 6 categories and will be automatically awarded to a diverse range of high calibre international students who have applied to study at ANU in Semester 1, 2021.

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All scholarships

Browse our list of international scholarships to support your science studies.

External scholarships & sponsorships

There are many scholarships and sponsorships opportunities provided by government and other organisations.

Abu Dhabi Scholarships for Distinguished Students

The Abu Dhabi Scholarships for Distinguished Students provides outstanding Emirati students with an excellent learning opportunity to pursue their undergraduate studies at leading universities abroad.

100 Becas de estudio para la Soberanía Científica y Tecnológica

The 100 Becas program is aimed at Bolivian citizens and was created by the government of the Plurinational State of Bolivia.

Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme

The Aga Khan Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships each year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students from select developing countries who have no other means of financing their studies.

Australia Awards

The Australia Awards are prestigious scholarships for international students funded by the Australian Government and administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT). They provide scholars with a range of benefits, including full tuition fees and other allowances.

Becas "la Caixa" de posgrado en América del Norte y Asia-Pacífico

The "la Caixa" Foundation provides Spanish and Portuguese students with 45 scholarships for postgraduate studies at universities in North America (United States or Canada) and at universities in the Asia-Pacific region (Australia, South Korea, India, Japan, Singapore and China).

Becas de posgrado en el Extranjero

The Becas de posgrado en el Extranjero (Graduate Scholarships Abroad) is a scholarship provided by the Mexican National Council for Science and Technology.

Bolashak Scholarship Programme

The Bolashak Programme scholarship is awarded to high-performing students from Kazakhstan to study overseas.

Canadian student loans

Eligible Canadian students can fund their studies at ANU using a Canadian Federal student loan. Federal student loans are interest-free, full-time student loans. The Canadian government will pay the interest on your Canada student loan while you are studying full-time. You must confirm your student status at the end of each Canadian academic year.

Colfuturo Loan-scholarship

COLFUTURO, a Colombian non-profit foundation, offers successful applicants up to US$50,000 in loan-scholarship to undertake high-quality postgraduate study programs abroad.

Crown Prince's International Scholarship Program (CPISP)

Crown Prince's International Scholarship Program (CPISP) gives Bahrain's most gifted and talented youth the opportunity to learn at the finest international educational institutions.

Education for Sustainable Energy Development (ESED) scholarship

The Education for Sustainable Energy Development (ESED) scholarship is awarded to eligible applicants to undertake master’s-level studies in the fields of zero-carbon energy, smart grids, electric transportation, energy storage, advanced electricity technologies, public policy, economics, law, political science, or other relevant fields.

Fiji National Toppers Scheme Overseas Scholarships

National Toppers Scheme Overseas Scholarships are full scholarships provided to top Fijian students to support their undergraduate studies abroad.

Fulbright-Anne Wexler Scholarship

The Fulbright-Anne Wexler Scholarship scholarship enables U.S. postgraduate students with strong academic credentials and leadership potential to undertake a two-year Master’s degree in Australia.

Fund for the Development of Human Resources (FIDERH)

The Fund for the Development of Human Resources (FIDERH) provides eligible Mexican students loans to support their postgraduate studies abroad.

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Dissertation Fellowships

The Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Dissertation Fellowships are designed to contribute to the support of PhD candidates.

HonduFuturo Credito-Beca

HonduFuturo offers eligible Honduran students up to US$25,000 per year for a maximum of two years to support their master's studies abroad.

Hong Kong Scholarship for Excellence Scheme (HKSES)

Hong Kong Scholarship for Excellence Scheme (HKSES) supports outstanding students from Hong Kong to pursue studies at world-renowned universities abroad.

J. N. Tata Endowment Loan Scholarship

The J. N. Tata Endowment awards a one-time loan scholarship to Indian nationals at the beginning of their academic year for full-time Postgraduate/Ph.D./Postdoctoral studies/Research Fellowships abroad, in all fields, irrespective of caste, creed, gender or community.

Kuwait’s Ministry of Higher Education scholarships

Kuwait’s Ministry of Higher Education provides full scholarships to send Kuwaiti students to attend accredited universities abroad.

LPDP Scholarships

Indonesian Endowment Fund for Education (LPDP) Scholarships are awarded to eligible Indonesian citizens intending to study a Masters or PhD program in selected priority areas. ANU is an eligible Australian university for LPDP scholars and provides a perfect environment to succeed in your postgraduate studies.

Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) Loans

Majlis Amanah Rakyat (MARA) provides a number of loans to eligible Bumiputera and Malaysian students to support their studies at overseas universities.

Master's Scholarship Abroad Becas Chile

Becas Chile is the Chilean government’s main funding scheme to support Chileans to study at postgraduate level overseas, with the aim of contributing to Chile’s innovation and competitiveness.

Petronas Education Sponsorship Programme

Petronas Education Sponsorship Programme supports outstanding Malaysian students to pursue undergraduate studies in oil and gas related fields at overseas universities.

Russian Presidential Global Education (GE) Scholarship Program

The Russian Presidential Global Education (GE) Scholarship Program is designed to fund eligible Russian students postgraduate studies at elite universities abroad.

Society for Underwater Technology (SUT) Scholarship

The Society for Underwater Technology (SUT) Perth Branch will offer annual scholarship awards to either undergraduate and postgraduate students undertaking studies that embrace relevant component areas of marine science, underwater technology or offshore engineering.

Swedish Board of Student Finance (CSN) study grants

Swedish Board of Student Finance (CSN) study grants are designed to provide Swedish residents with financial support to undertake studies abroad.

The Northcote Graduate Scholarships In Australia

The Northcote Graduate Scholarships In Australia program enables United Kingdom resident students to undertake a higher degree at an Australian University for a period of up to three years.

US Financial Aid

ANU participates in the US Financial Direct Loan program. The majority of ANU undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees and research programs are eligible for Direct loans.

Vingroup scholarships

Vingroup scholarships, is funded by the Vingroup and administered by VinUniversity, allow qualified Vietnamese students to undertake master's and graduate research studies in STEM fields at world's top universities. It covers tuition fee, monthly living stipend, health insurance, return airfare, visa application fee, allowances, and other costs.