$1,500 AUD French History Research Higher Degree Scholarship – Australia 2022

Written by K Fisher on May 2, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Ph.D. scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    $1000 - $3000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

    Travel and visa costs
  • Scholarship Contact Details

    Contact E-mail: [email protected]

The University of Melbourne, located in Australia is looking for Ph.D. level students who are studying French in any of the conventional subject avenues. Whether it’s history, language, cultural, or culinary these Ph.D. students have the opportunity to present a project that they would intend to put forth their own research abilities but lack the funding. That’s where this scholarship comes in, the funding would go towards everything needed to pay off what the research project is in need of.

As this scholarship offers a supportive inquiry to research Ph.D. students enrolled in the Faculty of Arts or the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music. The student truly must be enrolled recently, or intends to enroll as soon as possible. All of who are studying an aspect of French history, culture, or language. The amount awarded will go towards travel, all available learning opportunity, and relating directly to academic research.

This ultimately means that students who may need to travel to France or a French residence can do so on permission of the University of Melbourne.

This opportunity is indeed creatively incredible for those students who are looking to create a stable budget but do not know where to start. In that case, there are multiple available budget templates available online for free where students can begin to map out the ins and outs of what will be needed.



  • The student must be studying any French history or culture that is relative to what this scholarship asks of their recipients.
  • The student must be either a Ph.D. candidate/level with confirmed candidature in the Faculty of Arts or the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music – there is no other way around it. If a student does not follow into those specific requirements then the student is not eligible.
  • Both domestic and international students are very welcome to apply.
  • The student must be attending the University of Melbourne or intends to transfer if they do not currently reside in Australia.
  • The official study areas that must involve French include: historical, philosophical, political and social studies; language, literature and cultural studies.



Besides all applicants needing to submit their best work and projects to ensure the panel of judges that they are indeed the right fit for this scholarship. All applicants should understand that the panel of judges will look for a clear defining piece of information.

  • a project proposal
  • an outline of research activity that will need to take place
  • all transcripts
  • current or at least most up-to-date academic report/record
  • must have obtained no less than two academic/professional references
  • any possible detail needed to ensure the the project proposal is thorough has an estimated timeline and how this scholarship will be able to push forward this research project


 How to Apply

Applicants may apply online through the application portal that is available via the link to the original scholarship website. This is the only way to apply for this scholarship. The 2022 update is happening shortly since the open submission date is July 11, 2022. Which is right around the corner, so students should gear up and start gathering all of their information and organizing it.

The application form acts as a guideline so all individuals can simply follow and check what they have and don’t have before finally submitting.

Since the University of Melbourne has quite thoroughly provided a detailed navigation system with this application, students may not need to use the contact e-mail that is provided in the contact section. However, if a student does come across something that they can not make sense of, they can go ahead and contact that e-mail address.

We ask all potential applications to go through the original website for the scholarship and check the university ‘FAQs’ section before using the contact address. Because typically the contact address can be used as a last resort especially if the deadline is fast approaching.

We highly encourage all individual interested in this scholarship to officially contact the e-mail address to ask any questions that have yet to be answered by the original website.


Rewards – Extra Benefits

The recipient can expect to win $1,500 AUD which will go towards their research project especially funding the expedition. This amount can be increased as long as the individual has provided a budget within their report.


Deadline Timeline

The official last day to send in applications is August 22, 2022. There is no later date posted or suggesting that students can attempt to send in their applications beyond this point. Which means this is a strict deadline. If a student misses this opportunity they will have to wait another year to apply, if they still qualify.


Open Submission Window Time Frame

The open submissions window time frame begins on July 11, 2022 which is almost here! Which means all potential applicants only have a month and a few days to fully present and have their submission in before the deadline date.

All individuals should double check grammar or any punctuation mistakes, since these little problems can cause the panel of judges to skip on that said research proposal. Every step counts when it comes to a competitive Ph.D. level scholarship opportunity.


Annual or Renewable Scholarship Options

First off this scholarship opportunity is only being awarded to one individual. So this is considered a competitive scholarship. When only one student is awarded per academic year, that makes the entry level quite a show of spectacular talent that the panel of judges have to go through a narrow down to one student who is considered the exact fit for this opportunity.

This scholarship is in fact, not renewable, but this scholarship is annual.

Here at Pick a Scholarship we offer a full range scholarship database for all students looking for varying degree levels. While we provide exact information for each scholarship application and when the deadlines/open submission windows are held. We offer a contact section on each post where the admissions of the university or the director of a private sponsor can be reached to give more information or details.

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