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Monash Warwick Alliance PhD Travel Grant - Application


Student Details

Proposed Travel Details

Selection Criteria


You must present a solid case for spending time at Monash or Warwick as part of your research project. Tell us how you meet the following selection criteria in a brief written statement (max. 500 words):

 

1. Anticipated benefits

a. How the travel will help build research connections between Monash and Warwick;

b. How the travel will benefit your research project and training. Anticipated benefits may include (but are not limited to):

  • Access to unique expertise, organisations, institutions or infrastructure of relevance to your research project
  • Collaboration with other researchers, e.g., to prepare co-publication
  • Experience in conference presentation
 

2. Candidature progress

If there have been any delays in your progress as PhD candidate (e.g. extensions to milestone or thesis submission date) please justify those, we will consider exceptional circumstances

 

3. Visit itinerary

Outline your proposed visit – e.g., proposed activities, workshops, events or meetings (including key contacts)


 

Supporting Documents

Please attach:

1. Supporting statement from your main supervisor;

2. Supporting statement from your host supervisor;

3. Confirmation of acceptance from your host institution; and

4. Any other relevant documents to support your application (e.g. conference registration, abstract or acceptance)


 
Note: In addition to demonstrating their support, the statements from your main supervisor and host supervisor must contain the following:
 

Warwick Home Supervisor

I confirm that the Warwick Head of Department/School supports this application on the understanding that any award received under this scheme represents a budget virement of actual expenditure and not a cash award. Bids for expenditure will adversely impact both the budgeted and actual gross surplus and gross margin percentage of his/her department.

I confirm that the Host Department/Schol agrees to provide necessary facilities for the activity and confirm that the project would not entail a significant increase in the use of any university services and that any health and safety and ethical requirements have been considered and that the relevant approvals will be sought before the project begins.

Monash Host Supervisor

I confirm that the Host Department/School supports this application on the understanding that any award received under this scheme represents a reimbursement of actual expenditure and not a cash award. They also understand that this may impact both the budgeted and actual gross surplus and gross margin percentage of the department/school.

I confirm that the Host Department/School agrees to provide necessary facilities for the activity and confirm that the project would not entail a significant increase in the use of any university services and that any health and safety and ethical requirements have been considered and that the relevant approvals will be sought before the project begins.


 
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Student Acknowledgement

By submitting this application, I confirm:

1. I have the support (attached) of both my home and host supervisors;

2. I have successfully completed my Confirmation (Monash) or Upgrade (Warwick) milestone;

3. I will work with my Faculty/School/Department to make travel and accommodation arrangements;

4. I have a valid passport and will arrange other necessary travel documentation, including vaccinations, insurance etc;

5. If successful, I agree to submit a report on the impact of this activity, and acknowledge in my thesis the support received from the Monash Warwick Alliance PhD Travel Grant.


 

Submission Details

 

Submit your completed application to the contact point at your home institution:

University of Warwick: doctoralcollege@warwick.ac.uk

Monash University: mw-alliance@monash.edu


 
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