Faculty of Arts Graduate Research International Grant
The Arts Graduate Research International Grant (AGRIG) supports Graduate Research candidates, whose principal enrolment is in the Faculty of Arts, to travel overseas for at least 2 weeks to conduct research that is essential to the completion of their thesis. Short periods of fieldwork, archival research and other kinds of on-site data gathering all fall within the remit of the scheme.
1 Jan 2019
30 Oct 2019
How to apply
Full benefit details
Australian / domestic student
$2,500 - $5,000
Applicable study areas
All study areas
Number of scholarships awarded
At least 1
What are the benefits?
Funds are limited and competitive for this scheme.
The maximum allowable under the Arts Graduate Research International Grant over the duration of the candidature (whether in one long trip, or several repeat trips) is:
- Doctor of Philosophy (Arts) candidates - $5,000
- MA candidates - $2,500
Schools are required to contribute 25% towards the total grant amount.
The committee may choose to award less than the allowable maximum or requested amount, based on the quality of the application relative to the pool of applications and available funds.
Budgets are expected to be prudent and economical; budget items may be funded at lower levels than requested.
Items usually funded include:
- Travel costs
- Visa or access fees
Items not funded
- Living expenses/per diem
- Electronic equipment such as computers, recorders or other consumables
- Language study - candidates are expected to have developed any required language skill prior to travel
- Travel insurance over and above the University policy
- The University provides free travel insurance for students. Students are required to provide evidence of insurance cover at the time of application
For more information please see the Students Insurance web page.
Graduate Research Room 230
Old Arts (Building 149)
The University of Melbourne Parkville VIC 3010
For complete listings of faculty-specific scholarships, please see individual faculty websites.
The information listed here is subject to change without notice. Where we have listed information about jointly run scholarships programs, please also see our partners' websites. Information describing the number and value of scholarships awarded is indicative.