Accommodation Assistance Program

ANUSA Accommodation Assistance Program (AAP) provides emergency accommodation assistance to eligible enrolled undergraduate students who are experiencing an emergency that has resulted in difficulties securing accommodation.

ANUSA books shared accommodation at The Village Hostels for up to 7 nights and allocates to the successful applicants, depending on the availability of space at the youth hostel.

To be eligible, applicant must:

·         Have accepted an offer of enrolment at the ANU & be enrolled for the semester

·         Be in search of long-term accommodation

·         Be in need of short-term emergency accommodation

·         Not rely on Accommodation Assistance Program for long-term occupancy

To access the program contact Student Assistance at

Grocery Voucher Program

The ANUSA Grocery Voucher Program (GVP) is designed to provide access to groceries and essential items for undergraduate students who are in financial hardship. A maximum total of $100 worth of Coles grocery vouchers can be granted to a student per semester.

The eligibility criteria for GVP is that student must be a currently enrolled undergraduate student and experiencing financial hardship.

To access the program complete this form. 

To access the program contact

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Transport Voucher Program

This program is currently suspended due to COVID-19. We will update this page when we are able to resume this program

ANU Book Award

Each year ANUSA and the Australian National University (ANU) may offer an award known as the ANU Book Award (the award). The Conditions of Award for the ANU Book Award can be found at   

The objective of the award is to support and assist students facing financial hardship to purchase books which are essential to their studies. Recommended reading materials may not be covered. Funding for this award has been provided by generous ANU alumni. 

Successful applicants will be notified of their outcome and will be able to pick up the book(s) from the ANUSA office.

To access the program contact Student Assistance at

Graduation Ceremony Assistance Program

The Graduation Ceremony Assistance Program (GCAP) assists students who are experiencing financial hardship that might prevent them attending their graduation ceremony. The program covers the cost of academic regalia hire for the approved applicants.

Financial hardship is where a student, by hiring graduation attire, might be left unable to provide for themselves or their dependents in regards to food, accommodation, essential clothing, medical treatment, education or other basic necessities.

To be eligible, applicant must:

·         Be enrolled as an ANU student including undergraduate, postgraduate and research

·         Be eligible to graduate at the July or December ceremonies including conditional approval

·         Able to demonstrate financial hardship

The application dates are updated each year after exam period and before the graduation ceremonies.

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Graduation Exhibition Assistance Program

The Graduating Exhibition Assistance Program (GEAP) aims to support ANU School of Art & Design (SOA&D) students who are experiencing financial hardship that would prevent them from participating in the Graduating Exhibition. The GEAP covers the end of year Graduating Exhibition Student Contribution Fee for the successful applicants. 

The GEAP is open to all ANU students who are eligible to participate in the ANU School of Art & Design Graduating Exhibition. This includes full-time and part-time students, Domestic and International, Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research students.

How to apply

  1. Complete this application form. Clearly answer all questions and provide as much details as possible.
  2. Attach any evidence or proof of your situation to the application.
  3. Provide bank statements for the last 60 days. Statements are required for all accounts both in Australian and overseas banks in order for applications to be considered.

Send your application to




We acknowledge the Ngunnawal and Ngambri people as the Traditional Custodians of the land on which ANUSA operates.
We recognise the continuing connection to lands, waters, and communities of all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
We pay our respect to Elders, past and present, and commit to standing with our first nations people.

Contact ANUSA (02) 6125 2444