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Ruth Daroesman Graduate Study Grant

The Ruth Daroesman Graduate Study Grant aims to encourage research on topics relating to Indonesia to be undertaken by students enrolled in a post-graduate degree at the College of Asia and the Pacific (CAP) at The Australian National University and to support research intended to increase knowledge of Indonesia’s society, culture, language, economy, governance and environment.

Funding for the grant has been provided through the Ruth Daroesman Endowment which was established in 2013 in memory of Ruth Daroesman and her contributions to the study of the Asia and the Pacific and the Australian National University by Ruth's family and friends.

For further information see the the Ruth Daroesman Graduate Study Grant Conditions of Award.


The Ruth Daroesman Graduate Study Grant will be valued at $5000 in 2019. One grant is available per year. The award is paid in one instalment once the recipient submits approval for travel documentation, or provides a budget, unless otherwise stated in the letter of offer. 


To be eligible for the award the applicant must be current ANU student who:
  • is a domestic or international student;
  • is enrolled in a postgraduate coursework or Higher Degree Research degree program in the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific;
  • is undertaking research or study that is directly related to Asia and the Pacific  
The recipient is expected to take up their award and complete their proposed research/study activity within 12 months from the time the award is offered.

Selection Criteria

Selection is made primarily on the basis of academic merit as evidenced by past academic achievement (undergraduate and post-graduate) as well as the application.

Priority will be given to projects on Indonesia that focus on:
  • social equity and inclusion;
  • education, language and culture;
  • community development and empowerment;
  • demographic transitions;
  • agriculture and food security; or
  • natural resource management
The award is offered to a recipient by a selection committee chaired by the Dean of the College of Asia and the Pacific (or nominee) which will also include two other members of staff with research interests in Asia and the Pacific, particularly Indonesia, and a nominee of the Daroesman family.


Applications are managed through the ANU Global Programs System in one round per year.

Applications close Sunday 9 June 2019

Applications outcomes will be released on Friday 2 August. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

Successful applicants will be contacted using their ANU email address and will need to update their bank details on ISIS and return a signed letter of offer and Conditions of Award.


CAP Student Centre
M Block Demountable, between Menzies Library and China in the World
T: 6125 3207

This program is currently not accepting applications.