Lloyd Robson Memorial Award
This scholarship supports graduate research students of Australian history who are undertaking research interstate.
17 Apr 2023
Last day for applications
12 Jun 2023
Last day for applications
This is the last day on which applications will be accepted. Though conditions vary, we recommend submission by 5pm AEST to avoid disappointment.
Australian / domestic student
Applicable study areas
Historical, philosophical, political and social studies
Number of scholarships awarded
Eligibility & selection criteria
To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:
- be a currently enrolled Masters by research or PhD student in the Faculty of Arts; and,
- be researching Australian history.
The strength of the proposal, travel itinerary, budget, academic attainments and financial need will be taken into account.
Eligible applicants must complete an online application including:
- details of your interstate research program;
- a statement (approx. 500 words) clearly indicating your field of research and how the award is likely to enhance your graduate research experience;
- a budget;
- at least one academic reference;
- academic statement of results; and,
- any other information to support the application that may assist the committee in making its decision.
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When will I know the outcome?
Applicants will be advised of the outcome via email.
About the donor
In 1984 Rosemary Kiss provided a generous donation to establish an Award in memory of her late husband, Dr Lloyd Robson.
Dr Robson joined the University’s History Department as a lecturer in 1964, remaining a vital and active associate of the Department until his death in 1990. His contribution to Australian history is considered outstanding. Through his seminal research and publications record, Dr Robson played a key role in the development of Australian history as a significant area of scholarly inquiry.
This award is open to postgraduate students of Australian history to assist them to undertake research interstate.
What are the benefits?
Offers up to $5,000. Several scholarships may be awarded from this amount.
Recipients are required to:
- accept award online within 21 days; and,
- submit a final report.
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