The Australian Academy of the Humanities is pleased to announce that 2014 applications for the Academy’s award schemes are now open. In particular we wish to draw your attention to a new funding opportunity, the Ernst and Rosemarie Keller Award made possible by the generosity of  the late Academy Fellow, Ernst Keller FAHA and Mrs Rosemarie Keller. 

Humanities Travelling Fellowships Scheme

The Humanities Travelling Fellowship Scheme offers grants of up to $4000 to support Australian humanities early career researchers to undertake research overseas, including accessing archives and other research materials and connecting with international researchers and networks.

Publication Subsidy Scheme

The Publication Subsidy Schemes offers grants of up to $3000 to support the publication of scholarly works of high quality in the Humanities. The scheme is designed to assist Humanities scholars based in Australia.  This year, an additional $500 is available to one applicant publishing in the field of archaeology through the Sir Frederick and Peter White Fund.

The Ernst and Rosemarie Keller Award

The new Ernst and Rosemarie Keller Award supports the research activities of Australian humanities scholars whose research is concerned with:

German history, literature, language, politics or culture, or
German contributions to the history, literature, languages, politics or culture of either Australia or the Asia-Pacific region.

One award of $5,000 is available.  Applicants may apply for one of the following research activities:


Travelling fellowships for travel within Australia and internationally

Masterclasses featuring an internationally renowned research scholars

How to apply

Please click on the above links to access the Academy website and information regarding the application process for each scheme.

Applications for all awards must be submitted by 5:00pm AEST on Thursday 10 April 2014.

Questions concerning these awards should be directed to the Grants Manager:

Australian Academy of the Humanities
GPO Box 93 Canberra ACT 2601
Tel. +61 2 6125 9860 | Fax. +61 2 6248 6287
Work hours: Tuesday-Friday, 9am-2.45pm