Alexander Copland Award

One annual award for the highest ranked Cultural Materials Conservation minor thesis for work that advances the theory and practice of conservation.

Application type

No application is required. You will be automatically considered for this award.

Benefit type

Single payment
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Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

up to $1,000

Applicable study areas

Historical, philosophical, political and social studies

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Jacqueline Jordan
    "I am very proud to have been recognised for my efforts toward developing the field of heritage conservation. I know the award will support my further professional development, and look forward to contributing further to how stained glass artworks are preserved in Australia."
    - Jacqueline Jordan
  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • have successfully completed the subject CUMC90007 Minor Thesis – Conservation during the year of the award.

    Selection criteria

    The Award will be given to the student who achieves the highest mark in the subject CUMC90007 Minor Thesis – Conservation during the year of the Award. The student may complete the subject in either semester 1 or semester 2. In the case of there being more than one student awarded the top mark for the thesis, the prize will be awarded to the student whose thesis is deemed to make the greatest contribution to original research in cultural materials conservation. The decision of the examination committee is final.

  • Application process

    There is no application process. The prize is awarded based on merit and the successful recipient will be notified via email.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    The award will be announced as soon as practical after the release of the end of year final results.

  • About the donor

    The Alexander Copland Foundation

    The Copland Foundation supports this prize. The Foundation was established from the legacy of the late Alexander Ewart Copland. The Copland Foundation supports individuals and institutions within Australia operating in fields that were important to Alexander Copland. These fields include conservation, historic house museums, fine and decorative art museums, science museums and libraries.

What are the benefits?



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