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?
Deadline for Applications: 15 October 2021
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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Hank Nelson Prize for PhD Thesis on a Papua New Guinea Topic
The Hank Nelson Prize for PhD Thesis on a Papua New Guinea Topic
The Hank Nelson Memorial Endowment was established by family and friends of the historian Hank Nelson to honour his memory and his commitment to Papua New Guinea (PNG). The Endowment now offers the third Hank Nelson Memorial Award, of AUD$1000, for the best PhD thesis submitted by any student, internationally, on any aspect of PNG’s history or society. The prize is not limited to ANU students.
Who can apply?
To be eligible for the Prize, the submission
· have been awarded a PhD between 1 April 2020 and 31 March 2022
· be focussed on PNG
· be at least 60,000 words in length
Learn more about the conditions of the award.
When are nominations due?
be received at the email address below by 30 April 2022
For enquiries regarding submissions for the Prize, or donations to the Endowment, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org