Grants and Prizes

Faculty of Arts grants

Monash University grants

Faculty of Arts prizes

Monash University prizes


  • The Faculty of Arts and Monash Institute for Graduate Research (MIGR) provide the following research funding schemes for HDR students: Funding source PhD allowance Masters by Research allowance MIGR Travel Grant $ 1,175 $1,175 Arts Faculty Travel Grant $ 940 $ 940 Arts Faculty Top-up Travel Grant $ 700 $ 700 Arts Research Support Allowance (Graduate Research Funding) $ 4,000 $2,000 Total Research Support available to all students. $6,815 $ 4,815 In addition, the Read more
  • The Faculty of Arts extends its congratulations to Dr Virginie Andre who was recently awarded the Faculty of Arts 2012 Postgraduate Publication Prize  for her contribution to the journal article, “Neojihadism” and YouTube: Patani Militant Propaganda Dissemination and Radicalization published by Taylor and Francis, Asian Security. Virginie’s article was chosen by the selection panel on the Read more
  • The Postgraduate Publication Prize was established to reward and celebrate the research outputs of the Higher Degree by Research cohort in the Faculty of Arts. Postgraduate researchers who have had a prestigious publication  included in the Faculty’s Research Publication Collection may be eligible for the prize. Please see the current DIISR HERDC publication categories. The prize consists of a Read more
  • The Faculty of Arts extends its congratulations to Dr Alison Frances Gerard who was recently awarded the 2012 Mollie Holman Doctoral Medal for excellent research presented in her thesis  The securitisation of migration and refugee women. Dr Gerard’s project was supervised by Prof Sharon Pickering, Prof Jude McCulloch and Dr Leanne Weber. It is encouraging to see Read more
  • Mr David Kalkman, Master of Arts awardee from SOPHIS, has been awarded both the 2012 Faculty of Arts Best Masters Thesis Award and Vice-Chancellor’s Commendation for Masters Thesis Excellence. Mr Kalman’s thesis, Naturalistic Explanations of Religious Belief – And their Philosophical Implications, was supervised by A/Prof Jacob Hohwy and Prof Graham Oppy. Congratulations David for the Read more
  • A limited number of top-up grants are available for candidates who undertake fieldwork overseas or attend an international conference, and who have been awarded a Postgraduate Travel Grant or equivalent external funding from an approved source.  The number of travel top-up grants  awarded each year depends on the availability of funding as well as the quality of Read more
  • This award is a stipend for a maximum of 12 weeks while the candidate prepares manuscripts for publication, based on the postgraduate research undertaken for the degree. Research masters or PhD candidates who have submitted their thesis or are due to submit within months of the closing date for the selection round may apply for the Read more
  • All Faculty of Arts supervisors will be invited to nominate recipients for the award. The case for the award should be made by the candidate’s supervisor and the School Graduate Co-ordinator. The prize is a book voucher to the value of $500 and a framed certificate. Past awardees Year Name School Supervisor 2012 David Kalkman Philosophical, Historical and International Studies Jakob Hohwy and Graham Read more
  • The Three Minute Thesis is an exciting transnational competition for HDR students from Monash Australia and Monash Malaysia. The competition hopes to provide current students with the opportunity to: develop academic and research communication skills share the importance and potential impact of your research with your colleagues and the broader community learn about other research happening at Monash Read more