Call for Applications: Publication Incentive Grants for Journal of Pacific History

The Journal of Pacific History Inc. invites qualified persons to apply for a Publication Incentive grant.

These competitive grants are offered to help support early career Pacific historians to prepare articles for submission to the Journal of Pacific History.

See for the journal’s Aims and scope, Journal information, and Instructions for authors. Applicants must follow the Instructions scrupulously in preparing their article.

Anyone who has completed a PhD or MA since 2017 in a field relevant to Pacific history, or who is currently enrolled for a doctorate in such a field, can apply for a grant of AU$3,000 to prepare an article for submission to peer review on a topic of relevance to the Journal of Pacific History.

Successful applicants will receive AU$500 upfront; AU$1,000 on submission through the Journal of Pacific History Taylor & Francis web portal, before 30 September 2024, of a manuscript accepted by the editors to send for peer review; and AU$1,500 when the accepted final article is sent for production by the Journal of Pacific History. In the case of multiple authors, the total grant will be AU$4,000.

Application process
Candidates should submit a recent CV, letters of support from two referees, and a proposal of up to 1,000 words by 30 November 2023 to the Secretary of JPH Inc (

Article proposals should include the following:

  • Title and 200-word abstract
  • Outline: rationale of the topic and a brief historiography
  • Timeline: to submission via the JPH online portal

Applications will be assessed by a sub-committee of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Pacific History. A mentor may be appointed to assist successful applicants.