These scholarships are open to PhD students in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Arts. Five scholarships are on offer for a six week funded residency at the National Library of Australia, Canberra, to intensively use the collections of the National Library for PhD research over January-February 2018.

Fellowship benefits:

  • 6 weeks' intensive research at the Library during January and February 2018
  • shared accommodation at University House at the Australian National University
  • travel to and from Canberra (conditions apply)
  • an honorarium of $300 per week
  • special access to collections, office facilities and staff expertise


  • Open to Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents of Australia
  • Applicants who are currently undertaking a PhD
  • As a condition of the donors, these scholarships support younger Australian scholars, with an age limit of 30 and under.

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