Employment eligibility

  1. You must be a current substantive EL1 or EL 2 and have been employed by the Australian Public Service for at least three years, and;
  2. be employed by a participating agency
  • Attorney General’s Department
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics
  • Australian Fisheries Management Authority
  • Australian Institute of Family Studies
  • Australian National Audit Office
  • Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
  • Department of Immigration and Border Protection
  • Department of Communications and the Arts (and supported agencies)
  • Department of Health
  • Department of Human Services
  • Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
  • Department of the Environment
  • Department of the Social Services
  • Fair Work Building and Construction
  • Family Court of Australia
  • IP Australia
  • Murray-Darling Basin Authority
  • Productivity Commission
  • Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency
  • The Treasury (and supported agencies)
  • Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet (and supported agencies)
    • Academic eligibility

      Academic eligibility requirements may vary slightly depending on the ANU College that you choose to conduct your research. Please see the College requirements for more details.

    • ANU has seven academic Colleges:
      • ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
      • ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
      • ANU College of Business and Economics
      • ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science
      • ANU College of Law
      • ANU College of Medicine, Biology and the Environment
      • ANU College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences

      Each of these Colleges contains a number Research Schools, Institutes, and Centres at which a PhD program may be undertaken. Please note that similar research topics may sit under a number of different Centres and across Colleges. For example, a mental health research proposal could be considered by the Department of Psychology and the National Institute for Mental Health Research.

      International travel component

      It is a requirement of the scholarship that an international travel component will be completed. Scholars will receive an additional travel stipend to cover the costs of their travel. This stipend will cover travel, accommodation and other associated expenses. Students are expected to use the stipend to complete international fieldwork, attend workshops, courses, conferences and other approved activities. All international travel will need to be approved by the Academic Supervisor, the Sir Roland Wilson Foundation Executive Director and consistent with the ANU Travel Policy.

Updated:  9 December 2016/ Responsible Officer:  Foundation Director/ Page Contact:  Sir Roland Wilson Foundation