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National Library of Australia Summer Scholarships 2021

Apply now for a National Library of Australia 2021 Summer Scholarship!

Have you started your PhD and require access to the National Library of Australia’s world-class collections?

Summer Scholarships support Australian PhD students to spend six weeks at the National Library, from 11 January to 19 February 2021, researching the collections. Scholars receive a stipend of $6000 to cover travel, accommodation and living costs, access to the Fellows room with office facilities, as well as special and supported access to collections.

Up to five scholarships are available:

  • Two Norman McCann Scholarships* for research into Australian history, Australian literature, librarianship, archives administration, or museum studies
  • The Seymour Scholarship* for biographical research
  • The Carol Moya Mills Scholarship for a scholar from regional or rural Australia
  • The National Library of Australia Scholarship*, with preference given to Indigenous scholars

*some age limits apply

Applications close 5pm (AEST), Friday 28 August 2020

Read the Scholarship guidelines and apply

The National Library of Australia is able to offer these scholarships thanks to generous philanthropic support from the family of the late Norman McCann (a former National Library Council Member), John and Heather Seymour, Carol Moya Mills (former Charles Sturt University Librarian) and a generous Library Patron. 

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28 Aug 2020
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