Funding opportunities

Listed below are scholarships, awards, and prizes offered by the School of Culture, History & Language. The purpose of the fund is to provide general support for the School. Funds are spent at the discretion of the Director of the School for the most pressing needs and highest priorities of the School.

For more information, please contact the CAP Education Team.

Anthropology

Sir Raymond Firth Scholarship

The purpose of this Endowment is to support a scholarship known as the Sir Raymond Firth Scholarship. It will be awarded annually to a final year PhD student in Anthropology who has completed fieldwork. To support this fund, click here.

Dr Marie Reay prize

The purpose of this prize is to assist anthropology PhD students with the financial burdens of conducting ethnographic fieldwork during their programme. To support this fund, click here.

Archaeology

Jack Golson Endowment

The purpose is to support the biennial Jack Golson public lecture series in the discipline of archaeology. Support will also be given for archaeological research and training & scholarships if there are sufficient funds. To support this endowment, click here.

ANH currently has an Australian Postgraduate Award (Industry) scholarship available. Australian and international students with an interest in the project are encouraged to apply.

China Studies

Jennifer Cushman Memorial Endowment

This endowment supports young scholars in the field of Sino-Southeast Asian Studies by helping PhD fieldwork costs from any uni working on Chinese in SE Asia, funding an ANU scholarship/visiting fellowship or fund visits to ANU or Cornell and promote closer contacts. To support this fund, click here.

Funding for Chinese southern diaspora scholars Fellowships and prizes for undergraduate students and visiting scholars.

The Liu Ts'un-Yan and Liu Chiang Szu-Yung Scholarships for Honours in Traditional Chinese Studies

Available to outstanding Chinese Studies students from Australian Universities seeking admission to the Bachelor of Asia-Pacific Studies with Honours. Open to Australian citizens and Australian permanent residents. To support these scholarships, click here.

India Studies

India Australia Association of Canberra Prize - Awarded each year to the student who, in that year, achieved the most outstanding Honours result, as determined by the Dean of the College. One prize shall be awarded in each of the colleges of the University.

Indonesian Studies

Ann Bates Prize for Indonesian Studies

The purpose of this Endowment is to support an annual prize ($750) known as the Ann Bates Prize for Indonesian Studies to the most outstanding Honours program thesis on Indonesia. To support this endowment, click here.

Australia-Indonesia Association Prize

The purpose of this fund is to support Prize of $500, Awarded to the student who, in that year was enrolled in a program leading to degree of Bachelor in the ANU College of Asia & the Pacific; and achieved the best overall average mark for courses taken in third year Indonesian. To support this award, click here.

Japanese Studies

Klestadt Prize for Japanese

The purpose of this Endowment is to award an annual prize ($1500) known as the Klestadt Prize for Japanese to the student who achieves the highest mark in their four most advanced Japanese language courses. To support this endowment, click here.

The Naoki Matsumoto Consultancy Prize for Japanese and Political Science

The purpose is to provide broad support to students including activities such as research, course awards, scholarships and travel support in Japanese Law and/or Pacific Studies. The scholarship will be known as The Anderson-Yamanaka Scholarship.

Korean Studies

Australia-Korea Foundation

The purpose of this endowment was to establish a Chair in Korean Studies at ANU through an executed agreement between the Korea Foundation and ANU. To support this endowment, click here.

Ethel Tory scholarships

MA Scholarship in Korean Studies

Mongolian Studies

Travel Grants in Mongolian Studies

Thai Studies

Richard B. Davis Prize for Thai

Awarded to the student enrolled in a course leading to the award of the degree of Bachelor offered by the School of Culture, History and Language who was enrolled in and achieved the best overall average mark for courses taken in third year Thai. To support this endowment, click here.

Other funding and prizes

Stephen & Helen Wurm Endowment

The purpose of this Endowment is to support a PhD scholarship for international students studying a degree of Doctor of Philosophy within the Department of Linguistics. To support this endowment, click here.

[The Basham Prize] (https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/prizes/basham-prize)

Awarded to the undergraduate student who, in that year, was enrolled in a course leading to the award of the Degree of Bachelor offered by the School of Culture, History & Language and has achieved the best results in Individual and Society in Asia and the Pacific A/B. Tp support this fund, click here.

Australian Federation of Graduate Women - ACT Inc Prize

Awarded to the most outstanding woman student completing, in that year, the program for a degree of Bachelor with Honours offered by the School of Culture, History & Language and who achieved First Class Honours in Asia-Pacific Studies. To support this prize, click here.

Sir Geoffrey Yeend Honours Scholarship

Up to two Sir Geoffrey Yeend Honours Scholarships offered every year in several disciplinary areas including Asia-Pacific Studies. The scholarships are valued at $5,000 each. Asia-Pacific Studies applicants should be eligible to enrol in the Honours Year degree program in either the first or second term and remain a full-time student while holding the scholarship. International students are eligible to apply for a Sir Geoffrey Yeend Honours Scholarship.

ANU Summer Research Scholarships

A Summer Research Scholarship with the School of Culture, History and Language at the Australian National University is an exceptional research opportunity; giving you insight into what Honours or studying for a higher research degree is all about, with leading scholars in your field. The Scholarship provides an opportunity to undertake a short research project in Asian Studies and offers full board at the University College as well as a weekly allowance for up to 12 weeks of the program's duration. More information about the program may be obtained from the Graduate School.

Anthony Reid Prize in Southeast Asian Studies

Awarded each year to the student enrolled in the Graduate Diploma or Master degree in Southeast Asian Studies, for the best overall result in the completed coursework component common to the Grad Dip and Master degree program.To support this fund, click here.

Prime Minister's Australia Asia Endeavour Awards

Twenty undergraduate scholarships to the value of $41,500 each are awarded yearly to assist students in overseas study.

ANU travel grants

Supports Higher Degree Research students attending international institutions and international conferences. This page outlines the steps you need to take to apply for the grants, as well as information relating to the grants and international travel generally.

A complete list of ANU national and international scholarships is available from the ANU Scholarships and Award Prizes, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific scholarships and the Graduate School Postgraduate Scholarships.

Updated:  7 July 2017/Responsible Officer:  Director, Culture, History & Language/Page Contact:  CHL webmaster