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

The 2024 AIMA Scholarship

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.

This year, up to $11,700 will be awarded.

AIMA may choose to partially fund more than one project from this allocation. 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 Application Kit includes information and an application. It is attached here.

Applications must be forwarded to the Scholarship Chair by Friday 23 August 2024 to be eligible.

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

For information on past awardees, please see the previous winners page.