Scholarships

The Faculty of Arts offers a unique range of scholarships to provide scholars with opportunities for development and research in the humanities, social sciences and languages. Visit the grants pages for more funding opportunities.

Faculty prizes are also awarded annually to recognise the outstanding achievements of undergraduate students.

These awards are made possible by generous donations and bequests to support Faculty initiatives or areas of study. These give recipients the best educational experience possible and allow specific areas of academia to be advanced. Visit the Make a gift web page for more information.

Visit the Melbourne Scholarships website for information on awards offered across the University.

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APA - Australian Postgraduate Awards (APAs)
Approx: $23,000
  • Any
The Alma Hansen Scholarship Closed
Approx: $13,100
  • Any
1 Feb 2014 8 Apr 2014
A.F. Davies Prize
Approx: $250
  • Sociology
  • Political science
Amy Gaye Cowper Tennent Memorial Scholarship Closed
Approx: $7,200
  • English and theatre studies
1 Feb 2014 26 May 2014
The Anna Lodewyckx Scandinavian Scholarships Closed, Extended
Approx: $8,100
  • German studies
  • Swedish studies
1 Feb 2014 31 Jul 2014
The Australian Industrial Relations Commission (AIRC) Centennial Prize
Approx: $500
  • Historical and Philosophical Studies
  • History
  • Social and Political Sciences
  • Political science
Affirm Press Creative Writing Prize Closed
  • Creative writing
11 Dec 2013 31 Mar 2014
The Commonwealth Scholarships in the United Kingdom
  • Any
Dublin Prize
Approx: $18,000
  • Any
The Emma Grollo Memorial Scholarship Closed
Approx: $13,500
  • Italian studies
1 Feb 2014 8 Apr 2014
The Elizabeth and Nicholas Slezak Scholarship Closed
Approx: $30,000
  • French studies
1 Feb 2014 8 Apr 2014
Ernest Scott Prize Closed
Approx: $13,000
  • History
11 Nov 2013 31 Dec 2013
The Eugenie La Gerche Scholarship Closed
Approx: $13,300
  • Art history
24 Mar 2014 1 May 2014
The Felix Meyer Scholarship Closed
Approx: $15,400
  • Creative writing
1 Feb 2014 8 Apr 2014
The Faculty of Arts 110 Scholarship Closed
Approx: $4,000
  • Any
3 Mar 2014 15 Apr 2014
French History Research Higher Degree Scholarship Closed
Approx: $1,500
  • Languages and Linguistics
  • French studies
1 Feb 2014 19 May 2014
Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships
  • Any
The Gwenda Ford English Literature Scholarship Closed
Approx: $4,700
  • Culture and Communication
  • English and theatre studies
1 Feb 2014 26 May 2014
Graduate Internship Scholarships Open
Approx: $2,000
  • Any
18 Feb 2014 17 Nov 2014
Graduate Conference Assistance Scheme
Approx: $1,000
  • Any
GAM - Graduate Access Melbourne
  • Any
The George Andrew Bailey Memorial Medieval Travelling Scholarship Closed
Approx: $5,000
  • Art history
1 Feb 2014 19 May 2014
Graduate Research in Arts Travel Scheme (GRATS)
Approx: $600
  • Any
Hannah Barry Memorial Award Closed
Approx: $850
  • Any
21 Jan 2013 27 Sep 2013
HB Higgins Poetry Scholarship Closed
Approx: $2,660
  • Creative writing
  • English and theatre studies
1 Feb 2014 15 Apr 2014
Harold Wright Scholarship and Sarah & William Holmes Scholarship Closed
Approx: $16,000
  • Art history
3 Feb 2014 24 Apr 2014
The Igor Meshakov-Korjakin Russian Scholarship Closed
Approx: $30,000
  • Languages and Linguistics
  • Russian studies
1 Feb 2014 6 May 2014
Italian Services Institute Peggy Guggenheim Internship Closed
Approx: $6,000
  • Art history
  • Italian studies
26 Mar 2014 11 Jun 2014
The Ian Robertson Travel Prize Open
Approx: $600
  • Historical and Philosophical Studies
1 Jul 2014 31 Oct 2014
The Jessie Webb Scholarship Closed, extended|closing
Approx: $25,780
  • Classics and archaeology
1 Feb 2014 23 Jun 2014
John Masefield Prize Closed
Approx: $165
  • Any
5 May 2014 29 Aug 2014
Keiko Hongo Japanese Scholarship Closed
Approx: $1,500
  • Asia Institute
  • Japanese
1 Feb 2014 31 May 2014
Lloyd Robson Memorial Award Closed
Approx: $7,900
  • History
1 Feb 2014 16 Jun 2014
Lizette Bentwitch Scholarship Closed
Approx: $10,000
  • Any
1 Feb 2014 15 Apr 2014
The Lorna Stirling Fund Closed
Approx: $5,000
  • Any
26 Mar 2014 9 May 2014
The Lions Club of Melbourne Chinese Inc. Scholarship Closed, New
Approx: $3,000
  • Asia Institute
  • Chinese
28 Jul 2014 22 Aug 2014
The Miltiades and Alkistis Chryssavgis Scholarship Closed
Approx: $4,250
  • Any
1 Feb 2014 8 Apr 2014
MA Bartlett Special Travel Grant-in-aid
Approx: $200
  • Any
Margaret Cohan Research Scholarships Closed
Approx: $1,300
  • Criminology
1 Feb 2014 8 Apr 2014
MATS - Melbourne Abroad Traveling Scheme
Approx: $1,500
  • Any
Museums and Collections Award Closed, Closing soon
Approx: $5,500
  • Art history
  • Arts and cultural management
  • Cultural materials conservation
24 Jul 2014 22 Aug 2014
Melbourne Global Languages Scholarships Closed
Approx: $7,000
  • Arabic
  • Chinese
  • Indonesian
  • Japanese
  • French studies
  • German studies
  • Italian studies
  • Russian studies
  • Swedish studies
1 Apr 2014 29 Aug 2014
Norman Macgeorge Scholarship Closed
Approx: $6,000
  • Any
29 Jan 2014 8 Apr 2014
ORES - Overseas Research Experience Scholarships
Approx: $5,000
  • Any
The Patricia Robertson ADFAS Scholarship Closed
Approx: $8,000
  • Arts and cultural management
  • Cultural materials conservation
10 Nov 2013 31 Jan 2014
The Peggy Guggenheim Internship Closed
Approx: $9,000
  • Art history
  • Italian studies
1 Jun 2013 27 Sep 2013
The Prue Torney Memorial Prize Closed
Approx: $875
  • Asian studies
  • History
1 Feb 2014 8 Apr 2014
PhD scholarship in documentary and descriptive linguistics
Approx: $68,580
  • Any
PhD Fieldwork Grant Scheme
Approx: $10,000
  • Any
The Rae & Edith Bennett Travelling Scholarship
Approx: $40,000
  • Any
Richard Gunter Bursaries (in French or English) Closed
Approx: $3,500
  • Culture and Communication
  • English and theatre studies
  • Languages and Linguistics
  • French studies
1 Feb 2014 8 Apr 2014
Robin D. Hocking Scholarship Closed
Approx: $10,000
  • Any
15 Oct 2013 17 Nov 2013
Riady Scholarship
  • Asian studies
  • English as a second language (ESL)
  • European studies
  • French studies
  • German studies
  • Italian studies
  • Linguistics and applied linguistics
  • Russian studies
  • Spanish and Latin American studies
  • Swedish studies
  • History
The S.Ernest Sprott Fellowship Closed
Approx: $40,500
  • Culture and Communication
  • English and theatre studies
1 Feb 2014 16 Jun 2014
The Sir Arthur Sims Travelling Scholarship
Approx: $20,000
  • Any
Shakespeare Scholarship
Approx: $2,000
  • Culture and Communication
  • English and theatre studies
THE AUSTRALIAN CENTRE - The Peter Blazey Fellowship Closed
Approx: $15,000
  • Creative writing
1 Feb 2014 16 Jun 2014
THE AUSTRALIAN CENTRE - The Kate Challis (RAKA) Award Closed, Extended
Approx: $20,000
  • Australian Indigenous studies
1 May 2014 29 Aug 2014
THE AUSTRALIAN CENTRE - The Vincent Buckley Poetry Prize
Approx: $12,000
  • Creative writing
1 Oct 2015 27 Nov 2015
THE AUSTRALIAN CENTRE - The Dinny O’Hearn Fellowships Closed, Extended
Approx: $3,800
  • Culture and Communication
  • Creative writing
30 May 2014 11 Aug 2014
The Ursula Hoff Art History Scholarship Closed
Approx: $1,700
  • Art history
1 Feb 2014 15 Apr 2014
The University of Melbourne French Trust Fund Closed
Approx: $2,000
  • Languages and Linguistics
  • French studies
1 Feb 2014 19 May 2014
Wesley Michel Wright Prize Closed
Approx: $4,000
  • Creative writing
  • English and theatre studies
1 Feb 2014 8 Jul 2014