Asia Institute Honours Prize

The Asia Institute Honours Prize will be awarded to the top five students with the highest WAMs in their undergraduate major from the Asia Institute.

Application type

No application is required. You will be automatically considered for this award.

Benefit type

Bi-annual payment
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Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $50,000

Applicable study areas

Language, literature and cultural studies

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be enrolled in Honours in an Asia Institute discipline
    • have completed your undergraduate degree at the University of Melbourne

    Selection criteria

    The scholarships will be awarded to the students with the five highest WAMs in their undergraduate major so long as this is no lower than 80. The relevant majors for this purpose are Asian Studies, Islamic Studies, Chinese Studies, Japanese Studies, Arabic Studies, and Indonesian Studies.  Where students have completed majors in two disciplines, the higher WAM will be used.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Recipients will be notified in January

What are the benefits?

Five scholarships of $10,000 each will be made.  Each prize will be paid in two instalments, upon confirmation of continued enrolment in each semester


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