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Asia Institute scholarships
Asian studies, Arabic studies, Chinese language and studies, Gender studies, Indonesian language and studies, Islamic studies, Japanese language and studies
Culture and Communication scholarships
Art History and Art Curatorship, Arts and Cultural Management, Australian Indigenous Studies, Creative Writing, English and Theatre Studies, Gender Studies, Media and Communications, Publishing and Communication, Screen and Cultural Studies
Historical and Philosophical Studies scholarships
Classics and Archaeology, Gender Studies, Cultural Materials Conservation, History, History and Philosophy of Science, Jewish Culture and Society, Philosophy
Languages and Linguistics scholarships
English as a Second Language (ESL), European Studies, French Studies, German Studies, Italian Studies, Gender Studies, Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, Russian Studies, Spanish and Latin American Studies
Social and Political Sciences scholarships
Anthropology and Development Studies, Criminology, Gender Studies, Political Science, Sociology, Social Policy and Social Theory
Faculty of Arts prizes
We offer a range of merit-based prizes each year to recognise the outstanding achievements of our best and brightest students across a range of courses and study areas.
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For information on awards offered across the University please visit the Melbourne Scholarships website.
Vincent Buckley Poetry Prize
Up to $12,000 prize, alternates between supporting an Australian poet to visit Ireland, or an Irish poet to visit Australia.
Peter Blazey Fellowship
$15,000 approx. (annual), for a work in progress in the non-fiction fields of life-writing, biography or autobiography. Offered in 2021.
Kate Challis RAKA Award
$20,000 approx. (annual), for Aboriginal writers and artists, presented in a five-year cycle of creative prose, drama, the visual arts, scriptwriting and poetry.
Dinny O’Hearn Fellowships
$5,000 approximately, for an emerging writer in any of the fields of creative writing, poetry, or scriptwriting.
Ernest Scott Prize
This prestigious prize is awarded annually to the book judged to be the most distinguished contribution to the history of Australia or New Zealand or to the history of colonisation.