The Ian Robertson Travel Prize

19th Sep 2018
31st Oct 2018
Study level
Graduate research
Enrolment status
Current student
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Awarded annually to a graduate research student in the discipline of history, The Ian Robertson Travel Prize supports overseas research. The prize contributes towards travel, accommodation, entrance fees and conference registrations, research material costs or travel insurance.

This prize is awarded in conjunction with the Faculty of Arts Graduate Research International Grant (AGRIG). Please ensure you have also completed your AGRIG application by 31 October.

Family and friends established The Ian Robertson Travel Prize to commemorate the outstanding contribution to the research culture of the department of History (‘department’) of Ian Robertson, senior lecturer in the department from 1961 to 1997.


Approximately $300


  • Open to currently enrolled graduate research students in the discipline of history.
  • Applicants must be confirmed or have completed their formal review successfully.
  • Applicants must apply for AGRIG as the prize is assessed in conjunction with this grant.


Recipients are required to:

  • Accept award online within 21 days
  • Write two letters of appreciation to their donor/committee (upon acceptance and after completion)
  • Submit a final report


Applicants will be advised of the outcome via email within 6-8 weeks after the closing date.

Application process

You will be required to complete a very brief online form. Your AGRIG grant proposal will be used to assess The Ian Robertson Travel Prize application.