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Italian Australian Foundation Travel Grant


The Italian Australian Foundation is an association dedicated to providing welfare and education services for disadvantaged persons of Italian descent resident in Australia who would not otherwise have access to those services. The Institute is donating funds to Monash University to establish an international travel bursary to support Monash students of Italian descent in Australia to travel overseas to Monash University’s Prato Centre or other destination in Italy to gain valuable international experience and enrich their understanding of their Italian cultural heritage.


Total value of $4000

  • $4000 one-off payment
Number offered
  • Variable, depending on funding


All conditions must be met

  • Australian citizen of Italian descent*
  • Continuing undergraduate or postgraduate (coursework) student enrolled at a Monash campus in Australia
  • Faculty and Monash Abroad approval to undertake a credit bearing overseas study program at Monash University Prato Centre or other Monash Abroad approved destination in Italy
  • Experiencing financial disadvantage

*For the purposes of this grant, Italian descent is defined as being able to trace Italian ancestry within three generations on at least one side of the family

Application and other information
  • Cannot be deferred
  • Recipients will be required to submit a report to the donor regarding their overseas travel and describe how this experience enriched their understanding of their Italian cultural heritage
  • Find out more about application information