RAGS assists Doctor of Philosophy (Arts), Masters by Research and Masters by Coursework candidates with the School to enrich their research and candidature. The Scheme allows students to apply for assistance. Schools allocate a portion of their research budget for graduate use, in addition to the funds that support graduate journals and school conferences.


Funding will be awarded of up to $2,500 per candidature for PhD students, and $1250 per candidature for Masters by Research students.


To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

If you wish to apply for research funding to support a conference presentation or research travel for example, please refer to the guidelines which outline eligibility and application procedures.



See links above to specific schools


Please see the links below to specific schools or for more information please contact the enquiry email address :

RAGS - Asia Institute (Asia Institute Graduate Support fund) EnquiriesRobyn Borg
RAGS - School of Culture and Communication Enquiriesscc-rhd@unimelb.edu.au
RAGS - School of Historical and Philosophical Studies Enquiriesshaps-rhd@unimelb.edu.au
RAGS - School of Languages and Linguistics Enquiriessoll-research@unimelb.edu.au
RAGS - School of Social and Political Sciences Enquiries: ssps-research@unimelb.edu.au


Email: arts-research@unimelb.edu.au