La Trobe University has recently launched a second mid-year scholarship round targeting students who are ready to get started on a graduate research degree at La Trobe. Applications close on 31 July 2022 and successful applicants can commence at any time up to 30 September 2022.
The round is open to Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents, and international applicants who are currently onshore in Australia. In addition to RTP Scholarships and La Trobe Graduate Research Scholarships, Research Equity Scholarships, and Dennis McDermott Research Scholarships for Indigenous students are advertised – all at the new stipend rate – along with project-based scholarships.
In the field of Asian Studies, we particularly welcome students to apply with research projects in the areas of Japanese, Chinese and South Asian Studies, while in the Department of Politics, Media and Philosophy we welcome projects on Indonesian, Korean and Chinese politics. Please check the following staff websites for more details about our research interests:
Dr Yangbin Chen – Sociology of China
Dr Emma Dalton – Japanese Politics
Dr Ben Habib – Korean Politics
Prof James Leibold – Chinese Politics
Prof Kaori Okano – Anthropology/Sociology of Japan
Assoc Prof Bec Strating – International Relations of Asia
Assoc Prof Dirk Tomsa – Indonesian Politics
Dr Ian Woolford – South Asian Studies
For information on all of the scholarships and how to apply, please see:
And, more information about becoming a La Trobe graduate researcher can be found here: