W T Mollison Scholarship in Modern Languages

This scholarship, worth approximately $11,000, supports undergraduate and honours students in the study and knowledge of modern languages. Candidates must travel overseas (from Australia) and engage in appropriate work on their nominated language at an international institution for a minimum of 3 months.

Applications open

2 Sep 2019

Applications close

14 Oct 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 $11,000

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:

    • have completed honours in Modern Languages at the University of Melbourne up to two years prior to your application; and/or
    • have completed or are completing a third year of study in Modern Languages at the University of Melbourne and have enrolled in honours AND
    • intend to travel overseas (from Australia) to the country of the language in which you hold the scholarship and engage in appropriate work on the language at an overseas institution for a minimum of 3 months

    CONDITIONS

    Travel must begin within 12 months of being awarded the scholarship or the recipient must request an extension in writing to the committee. Any changes to the initial proposal must have committee approval. Recipients will be required to submit a scholarship report for the committee within two months of returning from their travel

    Selection criteria

    Preference may be given to students who have completed honours at the University of Melbourne and intend to return to the University to pursue graduate studies in modern languages or cognate fields.

    The proposals will be reviewed by a committee and awarded to the candidate who will best achieve the donor’s purpose, ‘to encourage in young persons, the study and knowledge of modern languages’ which will be based on their proposals and academic achievement.

    Travel must begin within 12 months of being awarded the scholarship or the recipient must request an extension in writing to the committee. Any changes to the initial proposal must have committee approval. Recipients will be required to submit a scholarship report for the committee within two months of returning from their travel

  • Application process

    Submit an application online an which includes the following:

    • a 1 page outline of your intended overseas institution, course of study, and proposed activities/reasons
    • 1 academic reference
    • statement of results
    • proposed itinerary
    • budget
  • When will I know the outcome?

    Applicants will be advised of the outcome early in the year following their application

  • About the donor

    William Thomas Mollison

    The W T Mollison Scholarship was established in 1884, bequeathed by William Thomas Mollison for the purposes of encouraging in young persons the study and knowledge of modern languages.

What are the benefits?

Approximately $11,000

ENQUIRIES

Email artsprizes-info@unimelb.edu.au

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