Medibank International Conference and Fieldwork Grants for UNSW Postgraduate Research International Students

Medibank International Conference and Fieldwork Grants for UNSW Postgraduate Research International Students

UNSW is pleased to announce the Medibank International Conference and Fieldwork Grants (MICFG) for international students undertaking a Postgraduate Research program are open for Semester 2, 2018.

Grants of $2,000 are available in Semester 2, 2018 for students with an international component to their research or conference presentation.

Grants are for the sole purpose of:

  • Domestic conference travel to present a paper (including New Zealand)
  • International fieldwork; or
  • Domestic fieldwork with an international focus

Grants are NOT for international conference travel. 

Students must be enrolled in a research program at the time of travel and comply with the eligibility criteria of the Medibank International Conference and Fieldwork Grant.

Eligibility

To be considered for the grant, applicants must:

  • Be an international student undertaking a Masters by Research or PhD and enrolled in a research program at the time of travel
  • Use the grant for upcoming Domestic Conference travel to present a paper; International or Domestic Fieldwork only
  • Have an international component to their research or a collaboration
  • Have the support of their Supervisor
  • Be of good academic standing and on track for on-time completion
  • Not have been a recipient of the MICFG in prior rounds
  • Be a Medibank OSHC member (include membership number in application)

Note: International students who have received a PRSS are also eligible for the MICFG. 

How to Apply

  • Submit an application and supporting documents to international.student@unsw.edu.au. Include ‘MICFG application’ and your name in the subject line of your email.
  • Applications are currently OPEN and will be assessed on a first-come basis