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Army History Research Grants

The Minister for Defence has announced the 2017-18 recipients of Army History Research Grants. Thank you to all the applicants who submitted applications. The next round of research grants will open in February 2018. Applicants are urged to read all documentation here on the website before applying, and are reminded that the most important criteria for the Army History Research Grants Scheme is 'How will the project add value and utility to the operation of the current Army?'

Previous Successful Applicants

For a list of successful 2017/18 Army History Research Grant recipients, click here.

For a list of successful 2016/17 Army History Research Grant recipients, click here.

For a list of successful 2015/16 Army History Research Grant recipients, click here.

For lists of successful applicants from previous years, click here.


Advice for Potential Applicants

Potential applicants are encouraged to read and take note of the material available here on the website, namely the following documents: Advice to ApplicantsFrequently Asked Questions and information on the Funding Agreement for recipients.

Hundreds of diverse and interesting projects have been awarded financial funding in previous Financial Years. Many of these have subsequently resulted in well regarded publications.

If wondering whether a particular research proposal is suitable under the auspices of this Scheme, applicants are advised to pay special notice to the list of previous supported topics which will give a strong indication of the type of projects favoured by the assessment committee.


Questions not answered on the website may be submitted to us here.



Application forms are currently available to download as .doc files which can then be printed, filled out, and mailed to the address below or saved electronically and submitted to ahu.enquiries [at] 

There are two forms you will need: 

The main form is to be filled out by the applicant; and 
the referee form is to be filled out by the referee.

Please send these to;

Research Grants Officer 
Australian Army History Unit 
Department of Defence 

The following documents will be assist the applicant; 
Advice to applicants 
Sample Successful Application 
Grants Frequently Asked Questions

Last updated
21 December 2017
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