International Postgraduate Excellence Scholarship


Each year the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Sciencemay award up to six (6) scholarships, known as the International Postgraduate Excellence Scholarship.

The Scholarship is available for international students who have applied for admission to a Graduate Diploma or a Masters Postgraduate Coursework program offered by the College. The Scholarship is highly competitive and based on academic merit. 


The Scholarship shall be available to an applicant who:

  • Is an International Students as defined under the terms of the Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000. Dependants of the staff of diplomatic or consular missions are also eligible.
  • Is a citizen of one the countries specified by the College.
  • Has received an offer of admission into a Graduate Diploma or Masters by coursework program offered by the College to commence in teaching period for which they are applying for this scholarship.
  • Will commence a Graduate Diploma or Masters by coursework program within the College for the first time.


Selection basis

A Selection Committee will be appointed and will make a recommendation for this Scholarship based  on academic merit, and the program of study which the applicants have applied for. Consideration may also be given to any other factors which the Selection Committee considers to be appropriate and in line with the College’s strategic direction and priorities.

Recipients will be selected from applicants who are eligible to be considered for this scholarship. Students will be ranked according to their academic score and compared to other applicants who have applied for admission into a similar program at the College.

The Scholarship shall not be awarded if, in the opinion of the Selection committee, there is no candidate of sufficient merit. The College reserves the right to award no Scholarships in a given year, to vary the number of Scholarships or to award a Scholarship/s at other times in exceptional circumstances as determined by the Dean of the College (or nominee). The College reserves the right to revise the Scholarships from time to time.

Funding source


50% of first year tuition fees

Application date

Opening date: 1 Sep 2018
Closing date: 2 Dec 2018


One year


Up to 6




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