Coursework Scholarships and Prizes

CPACS Prizes

Lisa Townsend

Lisa Townshend, winner Cheryl Minks Prize for Best Dissertation 2014, with Dr Leticia Anderson (CPACS)

CPACS offers two annual prizes for outstanding students in the Master of Peace and Conflict Studies program. The prizes were named to honour the late Gordon Rodley and Cheryl Minks.

The Gordon Rodley Prize in Peace and Conflict Studies

This prize was established in 2008 in recognition of the significant contribution of Gordon Rodley to the creation of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies. Funded through donations by members and supporters of the Centre, this prize is awarded annually on the recommendation of the Director of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, to the student showing the greatest proficiency in the Master of Peace and Conflict Studies.

The Cheryl Minks Prize in Peace and Conflict Studies

This prize was established in 2008 in recognition of the contribution of Cheryl Minks, former teacher and practitioner in areas such as non-violent conflict resolution, to the discipline of Peace and Conflict Studies. Funded through donations from members and supporters of the Centre, this prize is awarded annually on the recommendation of the Director of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, to the student who submits the best Dissertation in the Master of Peace and Conflict Studies.

CPACS is currently taking donations to support the financial component of the prizes. Contributions will be greatly appreciated and can be made by downloading and filling out the prizes donation form.

Arts Faculty Scholarships

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences offers several postgraduate coursework scholarships to domestic and international students. Details are available from the Arts Faculty website.

Scholarships and Prizes office

The Scholarships Office offers a limited number of postgraduate scholarships. Occasionally, they are provided with Postgraduate Scholarships offered by external organisations, which are listed on their latest update page. Keep an eye on that page to find out if there are opportunities that you are eligible for.

Scholarships for International Students

A number of scholarships exist for international postgraduate students. More information about these are available at this webspage.