Prue Torney Memorial Prize

This scholarship, worth approximately $1,000, supports travel to Asia for historical research studies. It is open annually to female-identifying research students enrolled in a graduate coursework or research program in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies.

Applications open

25 Feb 2019

Applications close

29 Apr 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 $1,000

Applicable study areas

Language, literature and cultural studies

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be a female-identifying research student enrolled in a graduate coursework or research program in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies
    • be confirmed or have completed your formal review successfully

    Selection criteria

    Recipients are required to:

    • Accept award online within 21 days
    • Submit a final report.
  • Application process

    Apply online via the online form including budget details and the following supporting documents:

    • A statement (approx. 500 words) clearly indicating your field of research and how the award is likely to enhance your research project and graduate research experience
    • Details of your research program, including full itinerary
    • Documentary evidence of availability of archival materials at the locations you intend to visit and details of access arrangements if applicable
    • A statement of support from your supervisor
    • Any other information to support application that may assist the committee in making its decision

    Submit a scholarship application now

  • When will I know the outcome?

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

  • About the donor

    Prue Torney

    Professor Susan Magarey AM, FASSA established a postgraduate travelling scholarship/ prize in Asian Studies, in the name of the late Prue Torney who was a staff member in the school of Historical Studies before her death on 28 April 2006.

What are the benefits?

Approximately $900



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