Faculty of Arts Research and Graduate Studies Scheme (RAGS)

RAGS, commonly referred to as School Funding, assists Faculty of Arts Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Masters by Research (MA) graduate researchers, and Masters by Coursework students with the School to enrich their research and candidature. Schools allocate a portion of their research budget for graduate use, in addition to the funds that support graduate journals and school conferences.

Applications open

1 Jan 2019

Last day for applications learn more

31 Dec 2019

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

$1,250 - $2,500

Applicable study areas

Historical, philosophical, political and social studies; Language, literature and cultural studies

Number of scholarships awarded

  • Application process

    Please refer to your School website for the 2019 application process.

    An online application form for 2020 and beyond will be available next year.

What are the benefits?

The respective School Funding schemes are designed to assist Faculty of Arts Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Masters by Research (MA) graduate researchers, and Masters by Coursework students with conference presentation or research travel. Please refer to your respective School website below for detailed information:

Asia Institute: School Funding (RAGS)

School of Culture and Communication: School Funding (RAGS)

School of Historical and Philosophical Studies: School Funding (RAGS)

School of Languages and Linguistics: School Funding (RAGS)

School of Social and Political Sciences: School Funding (RAGS)

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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.