Assistance Grant

The ANUSA Assistance Grant is designed to provide financial assistance to eligible enrolled students who are experiencing sudden or unexpected financial hardship that is adversely affecting their education. The main criteria for a grant are the demonstration of a genuine need and that continued study may be in jeopardy due to financial hardship. The maximum grant available is $750 per semester.

To be eligible you must be enrolled as an ANU Undergraduate student and be able to demonstrate financial need. An ANUSA Assistance Grant may be used to cover:

  • Unexpected medical bills
  • Accommodation (such as a bond)
  • Short-term living expenses
  • Emergency travel costs

If you are applying for this grant because of recent COVID-19 quarantine requirement, please note that ANUSA offers a COVID-19 grant which might better suit your needs.

Additional Information: Please provide us with your enrolment confirmation letter, and a 60-day transaction history from all bank accounts in your name in PDF format. 
Instructions on how you can download these documents are located below.
We do not accept CSV bank statements for our grants.

Application Form >

How to download bank transaction history >

How to download an enrolment confirmation letter >


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