Jamie Mackie Southeast Asia travel grant

The aim of the Jamie Mackie Southeast Asia Travel Grant is to promote Australia's engagement with Southeast Asia and/or Southeast Asia's engagement with Australia. This grant is funded by the J.A.C. Mackie Memorial Endowment. The ANU College of Asia and the Pacific wishes to recognise the generous support of the University's alumni and friends which has made this grant possible.

Field of study

This grant assists current students of the ANU College of Asia and Pacific to undertake research or study for which they will benefit from travel to Southeast Asia.

Value

The value of the grant is up to $5,000 to contribute towards paying for economy return airfares to Southeast Asia and expenses related to travel.

Duration

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

Number on offer

One per year

Eligibility

Applicant may be enrolled in any ANU undergraduate or graduate coursework program but must be enrolled in a course provided by the ANU College of Asia and Pacific.

Alternatively they must be enrolled in a higher degree research program within the ANU College of Asia and Pacific.

Selection basis

Selection will be based on:

  • the extent to which the students activities in Southeast Asia complement Jamie Mackie’s lifelong passions: Indonesia and Southeast Asia, Australia’s engagement in our region and racial respect and tolerance;
  • the extent to which the student can demonstrate that travelling to Southeast Asia will contribute to their understanding of Southeast Asia;
  • the extent to which the student can demonstrate that their travel will contribute to a better understanding and knowledge of any aspect of Australia in Southeast Asia, or any aspect of Southeast Asia in Australia; and
  • their academic record to date.

Preference will be given to applicants enrolled in programs where travel assistance is not normally provided.

Conditions of award [PDF 106kB]

Application

Applications open in early 2017.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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:  11 January, 2015/Responsible Officer:  Dean, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific/Page Contact:  CAP Web Team