National Security College Scholarships

Jessica Fortune

ANU National Security Policy Scholarships

The National Security Policy Scholarships encourage prospective graduate students in the pursuit of high academic achievement. Awarded based on academic merit, they are competitive and cover 50% of the tuition fee for newly admitted domestic students, and 100% for new international students in Master of National Security Policy or Master of National Security Policy (Advanced).

The scholarships are offered under three divisions: new domestic students; new international students; and employees of the Australian, state and territory public services.

Find out more about this scholarship.

National Security College Entry Scholarship for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Students

The ANU NSC Scholarship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students offers a partial fee grant to a new applicant from an Indigenous community who has received an offer to join either degree program and may be awarded by the College each year.

Find out more about this scholarship.

How to apply

1) Apply for admission to the Master of National Security Policy or Master of National Security Policy (Advanced).

2) Familiarise yourself with scholarship requirements and read the award conditions:

a. ANU National Security Policy Scholarship

b. National Security College Entry Scholarship for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Students

3) Submit the following supporting documentation to us at national.security.college@anu.edu.au:

a. A statement of aims of no more than 500 words

b. A current Curriculum Vitae of no more than three pages

c. If you are applying for the NSC Entry Scholarship for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Students, you will also need to provide a statutory declaration or Confirmation of Aboriginality and/or Torres Strait Islander Descent Form.

d. Contact two academic referees and ask them to complete the Referee Form by the relevant closing date below.

Application dates

Domestic students must submit their scholarship application between 1 July and 15 January if starting in the first semester, and between 1 March and 30 June if starting in the second semester. For international students the time-frames are 1 July-15 December (of the previous year) and 1 February-30 May respectively.

The scholarships will normally be offered only in first semester of each academic year. However, if suitable recipients are not selected, the NSC may also offer some scholarships in the second semester.

National Security College HDR Travel Grant

The National Security College Higher Degree by Research (HDR) Travel Grant provides additional research funding for new or existing domestic HDR students from the College to undertake fieldwork or attend conferences.

Please see conditions of award here

For more information on scholarship conditions or application deadlines, please contact:

Ms Dipika Nand

Senior Student Engagement Coordinator

Crawford Building #132
1 Lennox Crossing
The Australian National University
Acton ACT 2601
+61 2 6125 6261
Crawford.degrees@anu.edu.au

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