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Asia and the Pacific travel grant

The Asia and the Pacific Travel Grant was established in 2013 through the generous support of ANU College of Asia and the Pacific alumni.

Field of study

The grant will assist current students of the ANU College of Asia and Pacific to undertake research or study for which they will benefit from travel to Asia or the Pacific. The aim of this grant is to promote the study of Asia and the Pacific.


$2,000 to contribute towards paying for economy return airfares to Asia or the Pacific and expenses related to travel, e.g. accommodation, in country travel, passport, visa, vaccinations and other preventative medicines.


Completion of travel must occur within the year following receipt of the award.

Number on offer

Two grants will be awarded annually.

  • One grant will be awarded to an undergraduate student.
  • One grant will be awarded to a postgraduate or higher degree research student.


Applicants must:

  • Be enrolled in an ANU undergraduate, graduate coursework or research program in the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • remain enrolled while the proposed travel is being undertaken
  • complete their travel by December 31 in the year following the date of the award.

Selection basis

Selection will be based on:

  • ability to demonstrate that travelling to Asia or the Pacific will contribute to their understanding of the region, within the context of their ANU program; and
  • academic record.

Conditions of Award [PDF, 144 kB]


Applications open on 13 September 2016 and close on 28 October 2016.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. All applicants will notified of the outcome on November 16 2016.

Successful applicants will be contacted using their ANU email address and will need to update their bank details on ISIS and return a signed letter of offer and Conditions of Award.

Further information

For further information contact cap.student@anu.edu.au

Updated:  24 April, 2017/Responsible Officer:  Dean, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific/Page Contact:  CAP Web Team