Garrurru Undergraduate Indigenous Scholarship

The ANU College of Asia and the Pacific is delighted to invite Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to apply for the Garrurru Indigenous Undergraduate Scholarship.

The objective of the Award is to address the underrepresentation of Indigenous Australians enrolled in undergraduate degree programs offered by the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific.

Scholarship details

Value: $45,000 approx. total

Duration: Duration of the program

Availability: 1 scholarship offered

Application dates


Open: 03/03/2021
Close: 24/03/2021


This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants

Areas of study:

  • Humanities, culture and social sciences

At Institution:

  • Australian National University

Study level:

  • Undergraduate
  • Honours, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma

Study Load:

  • Full Time
  • Part Time


  • ACT

Eligibility Criteria

All future and current students of ANU, who identify as being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, can demonstrate excellent academic merit, and enrol in part time or full time study in any undergraduate course offered by the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific are eligible to apply.

The purpose of the award, an undergraduate degree program includes:
Single undergraduate degree program offered by the College; or
Flexible double or vertical double undergraduate degree program offered by the College in partnership with another college of the ANU.

Applicants must have achieved an ATAR of 95.00 or above (no bonus points) in the year prior to receiving the scholarship, or two years’ prior with no tertiary record.

Indigenous school leavers and mature age students are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

All students applying directly to ANU for admission and who elect to be considered for scholarships will be assessed for this Award if they meet the eligibility criteria.

Where there are no eligible direct applicants or where the pool of eligible direct applicants has been exhausted, the Award may be offered to an eligible student applying for admission via the University Admissions Centre (UAC).

When you apply directly to ANU for admission as a domestic undergraduate student, you will have the opportunity to be considered for this opportunity within the same application. Other such support options are enlisted on the Direct application scholarships page.