Each year the ANU College of Business and Economics (‘the College’) may award up to two (2) undergraduate full tuition fee sponsorships known as the College of Business and Economics International Merit Scholarship for Commencing Students (“the Scholarship”).
The Scholarship is available for international students (“the scholar/s”) who are applying for admission to an undergraduate program offered by the College for the first time. The Scholarships are highly competitive awards and will be awarded to successful applicants who have performed at an excellent level in their final year or years of schooling.
The Scholarships may be offered in either first or second semester, as defined by the University Calendar.
The Scholarship covers the full (100%) international student tuition fee cost each year, for the minimum standard full-time duration of the scholars’ chosen undergraduate program, excluding an Honours Year. The scholarship is available to students doing single degrees or combined degrees within the College only.
Please note, that the Scholarship does not cover any application and deposit fees, the Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) premium, fares to and from Australia, the payment of reading and study materials, living expenses, accommodation or any other costs associated with studying.
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.
- Has not commenced any further education after completing their secondary studies, unless required by the University for the purpose of admission;
- Has applied for admission to tertiary study for the first time, unless required by the University for the purposes of admission;
- Has achieved at an excellent level in their final years of schooling, demonstrated by excellent results in their secondary studies qualification (or equivalent); and
- Is successful or will be successful in receiving an offer of admission into an undergraduate program at the College.
There will be a call for applications each year by the ANU College of Business and Economics. Applicants must complete and submit an online application form by the nominated deadline and provide supporting documentation wherever necessary.
A Selection Committee will be appointed and will make a recommendation for the award of this Scholarship based primarily on academic merit, based primarily on academic merit, with consideration given to the applicant’s country of citizenship, choice of program and any other factors which the Selection Committee considers to be appropriate and in line with the College’s strategic directions and priorities.
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 make no awards in a given year, to vary the number of awards or to make an award/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.
CONCURRENT HOLDING OF OTHER SCHOLARSHIPS / AWARDS
A scholar must obtain permission from the Dean of the College (or nominee) to hold any other type of scholarship or award concurrently with the Scholarship, however the Scholarship will not be tenable with any of the following:
- an Australian Government award of equal or greater value,
- any academic award or scholarship offered by ANU of equal or greater value,
- sponsorship by any organisation of equal or greater value.
Failure to declare and obtain permission to hold another award or scholarship may result in the scholar being required to refund the Scholarship to the College, as determined by the Dean of the College (or nominee).
The scholar will be required to enrol full-time in a single degree or combined degree program offered by the College for the semester during which the offer was made. The scholar must remain enrolled full-time in this program for the full duration of their Scholarship.
Scholars that apply to transfer program after having been awarded a scholarship will need to seek approval from the Dean of the College (or nominee) to retain their scholarship.
As the award is only available for international students, scholars who obtain Australian permanent residence will cease to be eligible to hold the award from the end of the semester in which they receive permanent resident status.
COMMENCEMENT & DEFERRAL
Successful applicants are normally expected to take up their award in the semester for which it was offered. The Scholarship will commence from the first day of the first teaching period the scholar is enrolled in during in the academic year for which it is offered, unless otherwise stated in the letter of offer or approved by the Dean of the College (or nominee).
Any requests for deferrals of the Scholarship must be approved by the Dean of the College (or nominee). Subject to College approval the award may be deferred for a maximum of one semester.
The Scholarship may be offered in either first or second semester, as defined in the University Calendar.
The Scholarship is available for the minimum full-time duration of any undergraduate single or combined degree program offered by the College, subject to satisfactory academic progress and continued enrolment.
The scholar is expected to be in attendance at the University at the commencement of the first teaching period and to remain enrolled full-time during the University teaching periods or semesters.
If a scholar is absent from the University for an extended period of time through illness or for any other reason, approval must have been sought and obtained from the College for ‘program leave’ from the Program. It is also essential that the Dean of the College (or nominee) be notified and, where relevant, approval for suspension of the Scholarship sought.
LEVEL OF PERFORMANCE
The scholar is expected to achieve at least an average of 70% in the each semester of the tenure of the award, in order for the Scholarship to be continued in the following semester of study. Scholars who undertake combined programs will be expected to obtain an average of 70% in each semester of the tenure of the scholarship across all courses taken. If this academic progress standard is not met then the College will terminate the Scholarship.
In the event the minimum standard of performance is not met, the scholar may appeal to the Dean of the College (or nominee) to discuss continuation of the Scholarship.
TERMINATION AND WITHDRAWAL FROM PROGRAM
The Scholarship will terminate at the conclusion of the scholar’s enrolment in the program for which it has been awarded or on the date on which the scholar ceases to attend the University other than for approved absences, whichever is the earlier.
The University may terminate the Scholarship before this time if the scholar does not fulfill their obligations or meet the required level of performance. This determination will be made by the Dean of the College (or nominee).
In the case of a scholar changing degree programs to a degree offered by a College other than the ANU College of Business and Economics, the scholarship will be terminated. The scholarship is not transferable to postgraduate study.
Permission must be obtained from the Dean of the College (or nominee) to retain the Scholarship during an international exchange. Permission should be requested in writing at the same time as the applications for exchange is made.
It is the scholar’s responsibility to determine the taxation implications of the award, if any, which apply to his/her individual circumstances.
It is the scholar’s responsibility to obtain residential accommodation. Information on student accommodation and application forms is available from the University Accommodation Services.
Information may be found on the Web at: http://accom.anu.edu.au.
It is anticipated that scholars may be requested to participate in publicity of the Scholarship from time to time. This may include publicity in the country of residence or of schooling.
On occasions, the scholar may be contacted by the College to participate in activities including, but not limited to, an interview, a photograph, and a formal Scholarship presentation ceremony. The College may also request written responses from the scholar which can include, but is not limited to, a summary of basic profile information, descriptions of University experiences, and a note of appreciation for the Donor who has funded their Scholarship prize.
The University may publicise the Scholarship by publishing the names of the scholars. Arrangements for such publicity will be made through the ANU College of Business and Economics Marketing and Development office.
CONTACT WITH THE COLLEGE
All enquiries regarding the scholarship and changes, deferment and further information after acceptance should be made to:
Marketing and Development Office
ANU College of Business and Economics
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 0200
Phone: +61 2 6125 4817
Application: Semester 1 2013 application form will be available in September 2012.
Closing Date: December 2012
The scholar is subject to The Australian National University Act 1991 as amended, and to the Statutes, Rules, Regulations and Resolutions of the University.
The award does not carry any commitment by the University for future employment. Students must comply with student visa regulations and are required to obtain a permission to work visa from the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) prior to obtaining any employment.
For more information, please visit official website: students.anu.edu.au.
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Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently.