Grants and Prizes

The Pacific Institute promotes various grants and prizes in Pacific Studies at the ANU, including:

The Pacific Institute Publication Subsidy Grant


The Pacific Institute promotes various grants and prizes in Pacific Studies at the ANU. Our publication subsidy grants totalling $2,500 is provided every year to assist in the publication of a scholarly work (which could be a journal article, a chapter or a book) of high quality and substantially within the field of Pacific Studies, defined to include Polynesia, Micronesia and Melanesia including West Papua, but also covering the relationship of the Pacific region to other parts of the world All applications are assessed by a subcommittee of the Pacific Institute board.

Who can apply?

ANU staff and students are eligible to apply, as well as relevant Visiting Fellows.

When are applications due?

  • Grant Round Semester 1 2021
  • Grant Round Semester 2 2021

Funding Eligibility

Funding is to be used to assist in publication costs including but not limited to editorial work, indexing, illustrations, fees for images, translation costs. The committee to decide if the claimed costs are appropriate. No particular publisher is prescribed, but there must be evidence produced that the work has been accepted for publication. A draft manuscript must be submitted for evaluation, along with reviewers reports from the publisher (if available). The grant lapses after 12 months from the date of award.

Please note no grant will be given if there are upfront royalties or other upfront payments resulting from publication. Grants are not retrospective for already published works beyond the date of the previous round.

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