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Ruth Daroesman Graduate Study Grant

The Ruth Daroesman Endowment was established in 2013 in memory of Ruth Daroesman by Ruth’s family and friends.

Field of study

The aim of the grant is to assist students of The Australian National University (ANU) who are engaged in postgraduate study of Asia and the Pacific, with special emphasis on Indonesia. This opportunity is available for post-graduate students studying at ANU College of Asia and the Pacific.



$6,450 for 2022

This grant may be used for research or educational expenses (including travel) directly related to the student’s academic interests or future career aspirations.


The proposed research/study activity must occur within the year following receipt of the award.

Number on offer



The applicant must be enrolled in a postgraduate degree program of the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific as a domestic or international student.

The applicant must be undertaking research or study that is both relevant to Asia and the Pacific and to their degree program. Preference may be given to students undertaking research or study about Indonesia.

Selection basis

Selection will be based on:

  • evidence that the proposed research/study is relevant to the applicant’s degree program;
  • why the applicant merits the grant;
  • how the grant will assist the applicant’s academic or personal future;
  • the extent to which the applicant’s background, academic interests or future career aspirations complement Ruth Daroesman’s lifelong work and interests.
  • the applicant’s academic record to date;
  • the applicant’s non-academic achievements to date, including but not limited to career achievements, co-curricular achievements and community work.

Conditions of Award [PDF 48K]


Applications are managed through the Terradotta site in one round per year

Applications: close 3 April 2022

Successful applicants will be contacted using their ANU email address to sign the Letter of Offer and accept the Conditions of Award.

Further information

For further information contact  Indonesia.Project@anu.edu.au

Updated:  24 April, 2017/Responsible Officer:  Dean, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific/Page Contact:  CAP Web Team