How to apply

*Please note that if you are an international applicant and wish to be considered for the ANU scholarship round that your complete application is required to be submitted by 31 August each year. ANU Domestic scholarship round complete applications are by due 31 October each year.

A complete application contains the following information:

Step

Item

Details

1

Application form

(completed online) via the ‘APPLY’ button on the ANU website

2

Transcripts and Testamurs

Scanned official academic transcripts and testamurs in colour

3

Curriculum Vitae

Please ensure that dates and whether the activities were full time or part time are clearly indicated.

4

English Language Proficiency Evidence

All applicants whether domestic or international, must provide evidence that their English language ability meets the minimum requirements for admission. The English Language Requirements for Students policy outlines approved methods for meeting the English requirements.

5

3 Referee forms

Please contact your referees well in advance to ensure that your application is complete by the due date.

There are a few ways to complete the referee reports:

If you are an international or domestic applicant applying online:

  1. when you apply online at ANU and provide the contact information for your referees, they will be sent a request to complete an online reference for you. This system is automated so that it will send reminder emails automatically to your referees until they complete the referee form; OR
  2. Alternatively you can opt to access the National referee system offered by Psychology Reference. The Psychology Reference system allows applicants for Australian post-graduate programs in Psychology to apply for a reference from academic and /or professional referees and for these references to be shared with the nominated institutions.

*Please note that if you provide your referee contact information on the ANU online application form that your referees will be automatically contacted. If you wish to use the national referee system then please do not include your referee contact information on the ANU online application form.

6

Research Proposal and Supervisor Confirmation

(1 Page) PhD applicants are to submit details of proposed research study and secure a potential supervisor before submitting their applications.

7

H1/H2A equivalency

If seeking equivalency of H1/H2A please provide evidence to support this (ie thesis which is approximately 6 months of work, around 10,000 words and of minimum H2A standard etc)

Please check for information about the research areas in the Research School of Psychology and before an application is submitted please ensure you have made contact with a potential supervisor/s and have informal confirmation that they would be happy to supervise your research.

Please ensure that you have provided all the required documentation in your online application - this includes items 1 - 7 above. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Further information for the Doctor of Philosophy (Psychology) program can be viewed on programs and courses.

For any application enquiries, please contact rsp.hdr.sa@anu.edu.au