State Library of Queensland

Research Fellowships

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Opportunity Details

Closing Date

Jul 15, 2022




Writing and Publishing

Applications are now open for State Library’s research fellowships totalling $80,000 as part of the Queensland Memory Awards.

Use State Library’s vast resources to uncover and share your stories of Queensland’s limitless history. Australian researchers and creatives from all walks of life are encouraged to apply.

Must close 5pm, Friday 15 July.

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The Queensland Memory Awards include:

John Oxley Library Fellowship – $20,000 + 12 months residency

Monica Clare Research Fellowship – $15,000 + 12 months residency

Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame Fellowship – $15,000 + 12 months residency

Mittelheuser Scholar in Residence – $15,000 + 12 months residency

Christina Boughen OAM Fellowship – $10,000 + 12 months residency

Letty Katts Award – $5,000 + 6 months residency

The Queensland Memory Awards are made possible by the support of donors through the Queensland Library Foundation.

Apply today


Images: 1 Swimmers at the new Centenary Pool, Spring Hill, Brisbane, 1959, Henry Hacker 1876-1973 ; Brisbane John Oxley Library, State Library of Queensland
2. Trams in Brisbane, Queensland, 1930, John oxley Library, State library of Queensland
3. Female manager at the Merrybud Jam Factory, later known as the Buderim Ginger Factory, Buderim, ca. 1955, 7719 Jeff Carter photographs, John Oxley library, State library of Queensland.
4. Dancers performing at the Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival, 2009 (0001-0106), Sarah Scragg,  Laura Aboriginal Dance Festival photographs, John Oxley Library, State library of Queensland
5. Factory worker operating machinery, Brisbane, Digitised copy print from TR 1981 Wiemers Family Photographs 1910-1945, John oxley Library, State library of Queensland.