3 on Anzac Wall

Monash-Gallipoli Prize 2014

3 on Anzac Wall

Explore Gallipoli and win a $3,500 Prize to Study Abroad

3 on Anzac Wall

How to apply for the Monash-Gallipoli Prize

In June/July Australian Studies can take you Istanbul to Paris via Gallipoli, Prato and the Western Front. We offer a 12 point unit in a flexible study package that can speed up your Arts Degree and make your study abroad experience a gateway to Europe and the World.

And if you complete a unit from any area of Australian Studies (including Indigenous Studies) you can win one of two Gallipoli Prizes valued at $3,500 each.

You don’t need to take a major/minor in Australian Studies. All Australian Studies subjects can be electives in your current Arts degree.

Five easy steps to get to Gallipoli and Study Abroad

Step 1

Complete one of the following Australian studies units in semester 1 to be eligible to apply for the Gallipoli Prize. If you’ve already completed one of these units previously, you’re already eligible for the $3,500 Prize.

  • ATS1259 Exploring Contemporary Australia
  • ATS2385 Anzac Legends – Australians at War

Please note that applicants are invited from any area of Australian Studies (including Indigenous Studies) but preference is given to strong applicants from the units listed above.

Step 2

See the Gallipoli subject to see if it suits your study needs and your degree and send your expression of interest to Arts-Prato@monash.edu. This Australian Studies subject can count towards a major in your Arts Degree:

ATS2387/3387 Beyond Gallipoli: Australians and the Great War

This subject will earn you 12 credit points. It begins in Istanbul, includes 3 days in that ancient and beautiful city, and then a further 9 days exploring the Gallipoli peninsula and Troy. From the end of the tour in Turkey students travel to Italy, spending a night and morning in Bologna before continuing on to Prato. One week is spent in Prato in the hills of historic Tuscany where you will pursue your studies at the Monash Prato Centre before we head to the Western Front, travelling from Brussels to Paris and exploring Flanders and the Somme en route.

Step 3

Apply for the unit (and automatically be considered for the Monash Abroad travel subsidy) by submitting an international study program application to the Arts Prato Coordinator.   Application details and forms are available at http://artsonline.monash.edu.au/prato/.

Visit Monash Abroad travel grants for more information about financial assistance for overseas study.

Step 4

Book your flights through a travel agent of your choice. Students taking the Gallipoli subject will need to meet in Istanbul on 30 June 2014.

Step 5

Download the Monash-Gallipoli Prize application form 

About your Gallipoli Tour

Monash University’s Study Tour of the Gallipoli Peninsula and the Western Front is led by the Director of the National Centre for Australian Studies, Professor Bruce Scates. The tour will involve an in-depth study of the campaign, recreating the lives and deaths of the men who fought at Gallipoli and analysing the legacies of the Great War for the combatant nations. It will also include cultural tours of Istanbul and Troy, two of the cultural treasures of Turkey, as well as sites in Italy, Belgium and France.

Bruce is one of the world’s leading Gallipoli scholars and has led numerous battlefield tours of Gallipoli, Crete and the Western Front. He also leads the Premier’s Spirit of Anzac Tour at the express invitation of the Premier of Victoria. All the consultancy fees raised by this important work for the State government are used to fund these prizes.

Bruce is the winner/co winner of University, State and National awards for excellence in university teaching. He is also the author of many acclaimed studies of memory and war, including Return to Gallipoli: Walking the Battlefields of the Great War and A Place to Remember: A History of Victoria’s Shrine of Remembrance both published by Cambridge University Press.