August 31, 2019.



(Partially Funded)


ANU HDR Fee Merit Scholarship For studying at the Australian National University

Each year the Australian National University offers the ANU HDR Fee Merit Scholarship (concurrently with the ANU University Research Scholarship) to support high achieving international HDR students who are conducting research which aligns with the strategic directions of the University.

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ANU is a world-leading university in Australia’s capital. Excellence is embedded in its approach to research and education.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

Culture, creativity & societies:

  • Humanities.
  • Indigenous studies.
  • Social sciences.
  • Social structures & processes.
  • The arts.

Environment & sustainability:

  • Biodiversity.
  • Climate change.
  • Earth & environmental sciences.
  • Energy alternatives.
  • Resource & environmental management.

Future security:

  • Food security.
  • Resilience & adaptation.
  • Secure networks.
  • Security policy.
  • Strategy & defence.

Health & medicine:

  • Combating diseases & conditions.
  • Health policy.
  • Mental health & cognition.
  • Population health.

Our regional & global context:

  • Asia & Pacific countries.
  • Economic growth & wellbeing.
  • International studies.
  • Northern Australia.
  • Political sciences.
  • Prosperity in our region.
  • Regulation, justice & law.

Science & innovative technology:

  • Earth sciences.
  • Enabling science.
  • Information age.
  • New materials & processes.
  • Physics & engineering.
  • Space sciences.

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Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

Depending on the program period for three years in the first Doctor of Philosophy degree, and one year for a Master of Philosophy student. If eligible, a recipient may apply for an extension, the maximum period of extension is six months

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

The award will be available each year to a prospective or continuing student who:

  • is an international student enrolling in an accredited HDR course of study at the University.
  • Has also been awarded an ANU University Research Scholarship.
  • Has achieved a minimum of H1 or H1 equivalent in their prior studies.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

The scholarship covers:

  • International Student Fees (ISF) for the duration of the award.
  • For recipients who hold a Student Visa (Subclass 500):  Full Overseas Health Cover (OSHC) for the program duration, including cover for immediate family.
  • Payments made for 3 years.

How to Apply

First Step: Choose the preferred program and follow the application steps from here, No application is required specifically for this scholarship as all eligible candidates will be considered based upon their application for admission.

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This Scholarship Published by:
” Mennatullah Ayman \ Egypt “

Reviewed by” Hesham Galal / Egypt
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MARJ3 Scholarships team