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RSSS Director’s Award for Higher Degree Research

Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Award value

A$20,000.00 (US$ 13,341)


Funding type

Fee waiver/discount



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About this scholarship

Awarding Institution

The Australian National University

Number of awards

2 per year (avg)

What does this scholarship cover?

  • Tuition fees

More details on the scholarship

AUD $20,000 per annum; The amount will not exceed 75% of the AGRTP, so the amount will vary based on the value of the AGRTP.

Entry requirements


All International


Applicable to all genders

Delivery mode

All types of delivery mode

Selection approach

All eligible students

Study mode

Full Time

Intake year

All intakes

Other criteria

Automatic, Academic excellence

Course subject and study level you are applying for

Subject area(s)*

Social Studies and Media

Study level


Other eligibility requirements

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

a domestic or international student
enrolled or enrolling full-time in a program of study for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian National University; and
has been awarded an AGRTP Stipend Scholarship.

Selection basis

Students are shortlisted based on their

  • Academic excellence

How to apply

Application process

You will be automatically considered for scholarship eligibility when you apply for the relevant course at this institution

Application details (from the awarding institution)

There is no application for this award as students are automatically considered based on meeting the eligibility criteria prescribed under the Eligibility section. 

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Contact the institution for more details on the application process, eligibility, and any other information about the scholarship and courses offered.

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