Cecilie Anne Sloane Postgraduate English Creative Writing Research Scholarship

Cecilie Anne Sloane Postgraduate English Creative Writing Research Scholarship

Australia 26 Jul 2021
The university of Queensland Australia

The university of Queensland Australia

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26 Jul 2021
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Full funding
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Established in 2006 in memory of Cecilie Anne Sloane, a former tutor and lecturer in the Department of English at The University of Queensland, and maintained by the income from a perpetual endowment fund setup by a gift from her brother-in-law, RF (Ron) Diamond, and her sister, HM (Helen) Diamond.

The purpose of the scholarship is to enable a Higher Degree by Research candidate to undertake English language creative writing research within The University of Queensland.


The scholarship is open to PhD candidates researching in the field of creative writing.

How to apply

Please contact the Higher Degree by Research Liaison Officer in the School of Communication and Arts at hdr.commarts@enquire.uq.edu.au

Selection criteria

Selection of a scholar will be made by the Dean of the Graduate School on the advice of a selection committee comprised of:

  • Academic staff from the School of Communication and Arts; and
  • Non-university experts in the field of English language creative writing, with university academic staff in the majority.

Applicants will be ranked on the basis of:

  • academic achievement and potential for scholastic success; and
  • the quality of the applicant’s academic and research work throughout his or her academic career, including demonstrated aptitude, suitability and potential for original research; and
  • the applicant’s experience and achievement in English language creative writing.
  • any other matters the selection committee sees fit.

The scholar must, not more than 3 months after the scholarship ends, submit to the selection committee a full and final written report, suitable for circulation within the university, of the progress and outcome of the research undertaken during the tenure of the scholarship.


School of Communication and Arts

Scholarship value : $2000

Number awarded : 1

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