Travel Grants

Bernard Wheelahan Latin American Scholarship

Through the generosity of Pacific-Hydro Pty Ltd a scholarship has been established in perpetuity to assist a student with costs associated with travel to and within Latin America for the purposes of undertaking fieldwork, or an exchange or internship.

Mr Bernard Wheelahan chaired the Council on Australia-Latin America Relations from its inception in 2001 until 2010. He has had extensive business experience in Latin America and has been a major force in strengthening ties between Australia and the region.

More information about the Bernard Wheelahan Latin American Travel Grant here. 


Who can apply?

ANU undergraduate, MA, and PhD students who meet the eligibility criteria and are planning to travel to Latin America for study abroad or fieldwork.


2023 Round

Deadline: 31 August 2023

**NOTE: for the 2023 round, funds must be acquitted in 2023 but travel can take place in S2 2023 or S1 2024

Please familiarise yourself with the funding guidelines before you complete the application form.

Once completed, save as MsWord or PDF format, and email the project proposal template and Chief Investigator CVs to Please include "2023 - Bernard Wheelahan Latin American Travel Grant" in the email subject line. 

For further information regarding the application process please contact ANCLAS Director, Noel Campbell (

Updated:  25 July 2023/Responsible Officer:  Centre Director/Page Contact:  CASS Marketing & Communications