Adelaide Graduate Research School - Travel Grants

Applications open
1 February 2023
Applications close
5 March 2023
Payment per year
up to $2,500 - overseas; up to $1000 - domestic
For Travel up to 30 September 2023
PhD, Masters by Research
Postgraduate Research
Australian Citizens
Australian Permanent Residents
New Zealand Citizens
Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders
International Students
Type of Scholarship
Study Abroad and Exchange
Travel Scholarships
Available In
All Faculties
Available To

Travel funding for the purpose of supporting research travel both in Australia and overseas for current HDR students.


Applicants must:

  • be enrolled in a higher degree by research at the University of Adelaide
  • have completed the Major Review
  • be able to show that research travel is essential for the pursuit of her/his research project, this may include invitations to continue aspects of your research, conduct laboratory work, undertake coursework related to your project, present at conferences (by formal invitation only) or take part in other related activities such as data collection, use specialist libraries, conduct interviews etc)

Applicants are ineligible if they:

  • have not completed their Major Review
  • have already commenced or completed the travel (no retrospective applications will be considered)
  • are travelling to only attend (not present) conferences or seminars
  • are travelling to their home country, state or town
  • have previously held a Research Abroad or Research Travel Scholarship (for any program of study)
  • are in the last 6 months of candidature or in a period of extended candidature

Applications will be considered for travel up to 30 September 2023

It is acceptable to provide a budget and/or quote based upon your own research (e.g. for airfares, accommodation etc). However, any successful grant recipient will be required to book the approved travel through FCM travel and the grant amount will be adjusted accordingly up to $2,500.

Applications should be lodged via the on-line application form available from the Career Hub website

A limited number of Adelaide Graduate Research School Travel Grants will be awarded. Applications will be assessed and awarded on a merit basis.