Joy Peters and Reena Walia Diversity Scholarship

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The Joy Peters and Reena Walia Diversity Scholarship will support first year women students experiencing financial or other disadvantages to study Engineering and/or Computer Science at ANU.  The award has been provided by Joy Peters an Reena Walia to recognise and acknowledge their parents whose encouragement and sacrifice made it possible for them to attend ANU.  
The Donors seek to support a diverse College and University student community representative of the populations from which those students come and to which they may ultimately serve.

Field of study
Engineering and/or Computer Science

The award is available each year to a prospective female-identifying ANU student who:

a)    is an Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident;

b)    has completed or is completing their Year 12 or equivalent qualification and has not enrolled in any undergraduate degree program prior to commencing at the University;

c)    is enrolling in a Bachelor of Engineering and/or Computer Science single or flexible double degree offered by the College of Engineering & Computer Science; 

d)    Has experienced financial or other disadvantages and is eligible for adjustment factors under the National Access Scheme;

e)    Attended their final years of schooling at a low ICSEA school (below 1000).


The recipients of this scholarship will be awarded $8,000 per year for the first year of their study at ANU.

How to apply

All applicants applying for admission through the ANU Admission Scholarship and Accommodation Application System will be automatically considered for the award based on them meeting the eligibility criteria and electing to be considered for scholarships.

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.

$8,000 per annum
3 on offer
Payments made per semester
Payments made for 1 year

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Application periods
1 March – 25 May 2020
Reference document
Conditions of Award (18/2020) (PDF, 571.08 KB)

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Ongoing eligibility
Continuation based on full-time study load
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