The Geoffrey Blainey Scholarship for Honours in Economic History

The Geoffrey Blainey Scholarship for Honours in Economic History was established in honour of Professor Blainey, one of Australia’s most prominent economic historians. The scholarship is open to students, accepted into the Economics honours program, whose research is informed by Economic History.

Application dates

Applications are currently closed

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Single payment
Bi-annual payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student
International student

Total value

up to $9,900

Applicable study areas

Commerce, economics and management

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be enrolled in the Economics honours program within the Faculty of Business and Economics
    • be pursuing research informed by Economic History

    Selection criteria

    Selection will be based on enrolment in the Economics honours program and your written application.

  • Application process

    To complete the scholarship application, you will need to submit:

    • A cover letter detailing your eligibility for this scholarship
    • Your proposed area of research and clearly demonstrate how economic history will inform your research essay
    • A current resume
    • Your Academic Record (available from the Student Portal)
  • When will I know the outcome?

    The successful candidate will be informed by email.

What are the benefits?

The scholarship is valued at the Net Annual Income of the trust.

In 2020, the scholarship is valued at $9,920.

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