AIMA provides an annual scholarship for members to undertake maritime archaeological research projects across Australasia.

The 2021 AIMA Scholarship is now open for applications

The AIMA Scholarship program supports maritime archaeological research projects in Australasia.

The project must be consistent with AIMA objectives (listed in the application kit) and have a benefit/application to maritime archaeology. The award is open to all persons conducting maritime archaeological research within Australasia. Further to previous applications, this year’s scholarship application much also include a COVIDSafe Plan.    

This year, up to $6000 will be awarded.

AIMA may choose to partially fund more than one project. Recipient(s) are required to publish a peer-reviewed paper in the AIMA Bulletin/Special Publication, or for smaller awards, an article in the AIMA Newsletter. This award also includes one year of AIMA membership.

The AIMA Scholarship Kit includes information and an application. Which can be downloaded here: AIMAScholarshipKit2021.docx.

Applications must be forwarded to the Scholarship Chair by Monday 27 September 2021 to be eligible.

For information on past awardees, please see the AIMA website:

For other queries, contact the AIMA Scholarship Committee Chairs at: