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Our scholarships build research-informed public policy capability and leadership through postgraduate research and coursework programs, professional development and networking opportunities


Sir Roland Wilson Scholarship

Full pay PhD scholarships for Australian public servants

Sir Roland Wilson Pat Turner Scholarship

Full pay postgraduate scholarships for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australian public servants

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Sir Roland Wilson Pat Turner Scholar Anthony Cowley
21 January 2022

Creating knowledge to benefit communities

Applications for 2023 Sir Roland Wilson Pat Turner Scholarships are now open.
2020 Sir Roland Wilson Scholar Michelle Lyons
02 December 2021

Become a scholar in 2023

A Sir Roland Wilson or Pat Turner scholarship can support you to undertake in-depth research in your chosen field of public policy.
Dr Ken Henry AC
25 November 2021

Dr Ken Henry AC recognised with honorary doctorate

Former Sir Roland Wilson Foundation Chair, Dr Ken Henry AC, has been recognised by The Australian National University for his outstanding contribution to public service with an Honorary Doctorate of Laws.
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The Sir Roland Wilson Foundation is a partnership between The Australian National University, Charles Darwin University and the Australian Public Service.

The Sir Roland Wilson Foundation acknowledges First Australians
and recognises their continuous connection to country, community and culture.