Laurie Hergenhan Scholarship in Australian Literary Studies
The university of Queensland Australia

Laurie Hergenhan Scholarship in Australian Literary Studies

Australia 23 Apr 2021

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Description

The Laurie Hergenhan Scholarship in Australian Literary Studies was established in 2019 under the Create Change Scholarship Match Initiative and is maintained by the Laurie Hergenhan Scholarship Endowment fund.

The purpose of the Scholarship is to honour Emeritus Professor Laurie Hergenhan’s legacy by encouraging and supporting undergraduate students who wish to undertake studies in English Literature at The University of Queensland and who are experiencing financial hardship.

Eligibility

An applicant is eligible for the Scholarship, if the applicant -

(a) submits an application to the Associate Dean by the closing date;

(b) is enrolled in an Approved Program in the Relevant Field;

(c) will be a domestic student in accordance with the University’s Student Fees Policy; and

(d) can demonstrate financial hardship.

 

 

How to apply

To apply, complete and submit the online application form by Friday 23 April.

Selection criteria

(1) For the selection process, the Associate Dean must establish a selection committee, comprising-   

(a) the Associate Dean, or nominee, as Chair of the committee

(b) an academic representative from the School of Communication and Arts whose research foci include Australian Literature; and

(c) the Manager of the Fryer Library, or nominee.

(2) The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the following criteria -         

(a) demonstrated financial need;

(b) demonstrated commitment to Australian Literature, either through extracurricular or academic work; and

(c) any other evidence which may be deemed relevant to the applicant’s future success in their field of study.

(3) The selection committee may decide to interview short-listed applicants.

Scholarship value : The value of the Scholarship will be at least $4,500 for each year that it is held, but will be limited to the annual income from the fund.

Number awarded : 1

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