Each year the Research School of Finance, Actuarial Studies and Statistics ("RSFAS") may award up to 5 RSFAS Introduction to Actuarial Science Merit Scholarships.
The objective of the award is to encourage students who are considering an actuarial career to engage in the "Introduction to Actuarial Science" massive open online course (MOOC). The award acknowledges the high academic quality of students and aims to meet the RSFAS goal of attracting enrolment into the Bachelor of Actuarial Studies.
Field of study
The award is available each year to a prospective ANU student who:
Selection is made on the basis of academic merit. Students will be ranked according to their ATAR score. Unadjusted scores will be used for the purposes of ranking. UAC equivalency tables will be used for comparison of scores. Other factors such as "Introduction to Actuarial Science" MOOC results may also be taken into account.
The Scholarship is valued at $10,000. The award will be paid in two equal instalments, the first instalment of $5,000 after the Census Date following commencement of program, and second instalment of $5,000 after completion of 48 units in the Bachelor of Actuarial Studies.
Please note: The Scholarship does not cover any necessary admissions and deposit fees, the payment of reading and study materials, living expenses, accommodation or any other costs associated with studying.
How to apply
Applications opening soon. Deadline for applications will be the 7th January 2019
The award will be offered in semester 1 only