Awards & grants

Our prestigious awards and grants promote international engagement, embrace emerging fields of humanities and support early- and mid-career researchers.

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Max Crawford Award

Recognising early-career scholars for achievement and promise in the humanities.

Applications for 2022 have now closed

Humanities Travelling Fellowships

Promoting humanities research that strengthens international research alliances.

Applications for 2022 have now closed

John Mulvaney Fellowship

Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander early-career researchers.

Applications for 2022 have now closed

Publication Subsidy Scheme

Encouraging quality scholarly publications in the humanities.

Applications for 2022 have now closed

Medal for Excellence in Translation

Recognising outstanding achievement in translation.

Applications for 2022 have now closed

Ernst and Rosemary Keller Fund

Supporting scholars concerned with German studies.

Applications open: February 2023

McCredie Musicological Award

Recognising outstanding contributions in musicology.

Applications open: February 2023

Awards committee

The selection process for our grants and awards are supported by Specialist Panels, and ultimately overseen by our Awards Committee. Awards Committee current members are:

John Mulvaney Specialist Panel

Current members include:

Excellence in Translation Panel

Current members include: 


Success stories

Acknowledgement of Country

The Australian Academy of the Humanities recognises Australia’s First Nations Peoples as the traditional owners and custodians of this land, and their continuous connection to country, community and culture.