Each year the Research School of Earth Sciences (RSES) may offer one or more awards known as the Earth Sciences Opportunity Scholarship ("the award").
The objective of the award is to provide financial assistance to students enrolled in an Earth Sciences degree program to allow them to commence, continue and/or complete their studies.
Funding for this award has been provided by various donors.
Value and Duration
Variable. The value of the award is stated in the letter of offer. The duration of the award will be up to one year in the first instance but may be extended on review. The award will be paid in equal instalments at the beginning of each semester. The value of the instalments and the duration of the payment plan will be detailed in the letter of offer and will be tailored to the needs of the recipient.
The award is available each year to prospective or current ANU students who:
Students are permitted to apply for and hold the award on more than one occasion.
The recipient is responsible for making payment of all tuition fees by the prescribed date as set out by the University. Recipients of this award are responsible for the costs of books, study materials, accommodation and all other costs of study.
How to apply
Applications for commencing students are called for with a closing date as set by the Research School of Earth Sciences and advertised on the ANU scholarships website. Continuing students may apply at any time. The application should be forwarded to the Research School of Earth Sciences by email (see section 16 - conditions of the award) prior to the closing date (for commencing students).
All enquiries regarding the award should be made to RSES Education Office