[TimorLesteStudies] National Archives of Australia Research Grants

Bu Wilson Bu.Wilson at anu.edu.au
Tue Jun 9 14:11:49 EST 2009

National Archives of Australia - Research Grants


The National Archives of Australia offers a range of grants for advanced
research and professional development.

A key function of the National Archives is to promote archival research in
Australia and encourage scholarly use of the National Archives collection.

Awards and Fellowships are designed to help scholars complete an innovative
and quality research project that:

.         is significant for Australian audiences 

.         makes substantial use of the National Archives collection 

.         produces as its outcome: articles, a book, website, exhibition,
film or event to promote the National Archives collection

The Archives also participates in collaborative research with universities
and other cultural institutions through the Australian Research Council
grants scheme

Find out more information and how to apply for a National Archives grant -



Margaret George Award - It is desirable that applicants have a record of
achievement in their chosen field and the potential to excel further. The
award is not granted to support current postgraduate or doctoral projects.
Scholars very well established in their chosen profession should consider
applying for the Frederick Watson Fellowship.

Frederick Watson Fellowship - The fellowships are designed to help
established scholars complete an innovative and quality research project

.         is significant for Australian audiences 

.         makes substantial use of our collection

Ian Maclean Award - More than one award may be granted annually and the
award is open to overseas applicants. The principal benefit of an award for
the recipient is the opportunity to complete an innovative research project
that may require travel or time away from their regular employment.
Successful applicants are expected to actively promote the results of their


Amount Awarded:

Margaret George Award for talented, emerging scholars - up to $10,000 

Frederick Watson Fellowship for established scholars - up to $15,000 

Ian Maclean Award for archivists and other professionals who are interested
in archival issues - up to $15,000



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