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Policy: Student financial awards

Purpose

To articulate the University’s standards and principles for student financial awards administered by the University.

Overview

This policy sets out the principles for the establishment, award, administration and management of student financial awards.

Scope

All financial awards for students offered by the University including coursework scholarships, Higher Degree Research (HDR) scholarships, grants, bursaries, prizes and other ANU student financial awards.

Policy statement

Principles

  1. ANU student financial awards administered by the University:
  • align with the strategic directions of the University;
  • meet the academic standards of the University;
  • meet legal requirements and comply with Australian taxation requirements for income tax exemption for the recipient;
  • attract and retain students on the basis of merit and/or access;
  • have transparent eligibility requirements and selection criteria;
  • have clear, specific objectives; and
  • are sustainable to manage and monitor.
  1. University student financial awards funded by specific organisational units or external donors are established and managed within the parameters of this policy and the Gifts and Fundraising Policy and associated procedures.
  2. Each student financial award is governed by the Conditions of Award and documentation used in the establishment of the student financial award as outlined in the associated procedure for that student financial award.

Information

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Title Student Financial Awards
Document Type Policy
Document Number ANUP_007803
Version 6
Purpose To articulate the University’s principles and policies for coursework scholarships.
Audience Students, Students-Graduate, Prospective Students, Students-Undergraduate, Staff
Category Academic
Topic/ SubTopic Students
 
Effective Date 9 Apr 2021
Review Date 9 Apr 2024
 
Responsible Officer: Registrar, Student Administration
Approved By: Vice-Chancellor
Contact Area Division of Student Administration and Academic Services
Authority
Delegations 294,296-304, 316