Elizabeth and Nicholas Slezak Scholarship

Worth approximately $23,000, this scholarship supports female identifying graduate students of the University to study French literature and/or language in France.

Applications open

4 Feb 2019

Applications closed

25 Mar 2019

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

up to $23,000

Applicable study areas

Language, literature and cultural studies

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 1

  • Eligibility & selection criteria

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be female-identifying
    • have previously graduated from a University of Melbourne course.
    • be enrolled in a Masters or PhD studying French language or literature
    • require support to travel to and research in France

    or

    • be a current honours students doing short programs in France on terms breaks (to advance French language skills)

    The scholarship is not restricted to students in the Faculty of Arts. For example, it would be acceptable for a graduate Music student to receive a scholarship to study French in France (in a short course) to assist them with their study of French opera.

    Applicants should normally be confirmed (completed first year of PhD), and are encouraged to enrol in a cotutelle, but may take courses at a French university or equivalent institution, or undertake research in French libraries, archives or fieldwork.

    Recipients are required to:

    • accept online within 21 days
    • submit a final report

    Recipients will only hold the scholarship for the duration of their travel period. The scholarship lapses if the travel is not undertaken within 12 months of being awarded.  Extensions may only occur at the University's absolute discretion.

  • Application process

    Submit an online application with the following documents:

    • details of proposed program of study/research in France
    • current academic record/transcript
    • two academic references
    • any other information to support application that may assist the committee in making its decision
  • When will I know the outcome?

    Applicants will be advised of the outcome via email within 6-8 weeks after the closing date.

What are the benefits?

Approximately $23,000

The award value may be shared across several recipients.

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