External scholarship opportunity
Scheme Name: Australian Parliamentary Library 2018 Summer Research Scholarship
Background: The Parliamentary Library offers two summer research scholarships for postgraduate students each year. Scholars work alongside specialist researchers in the Parliamentary Library in Canberra for a period of six weeks (January–February 2018) to produce a report on a topic of relevance to the Library’s research program.
The Parliamentary Library is a unique research environment: it provides high quality information, analysis and advice to senators and members of the House of Representatives in support of their parliamentary and representational roles, as well as to their staff, the staff of committees, and the Governor-General.
Information for the scheme can be found here: Summer Research Scholarship Program
24 September 2017 (Midnight AEST)
Means of submission
Applications must be submitted to email@example.com
Scheme and description
The Summer Research Scholarship is undertaken during the summer academic recess. Scholars are based in the Parliamentary Library in Canberra from Monday 8 January until Friday 16 February 2018.
To successfully fulfil the requirements of the scholarship, recipients must:
Summer Research Scholars participate in a number of activities during the scholarship period, including:
For the period of the scholarship in Canberra, scholars will be provided a fully-equipped work-station (phone, internet, email) and access to a printer. Scholars may discuss any requirements for specialised software.
The Parliamentary Library is unable to provide any assistance (financial or otherwise) with travel or accommodation in relation to the scholarship. Upon successful completion of the scholarship, an honorarium of $1,800 will be awarded to scholars.
The Parliamentary Library Summer Research Scholarship is open to postgraduate students studying at an Australian tertiary institution who have successfully completed at least one year (FTE) of postgraduate study. Applicants must be Australian citizens.
Applicants do not need to directly address the selection criteria in their applications, but they should demonstrate the following:
If successful and prior to commencing the scholarship, recipients must:
For further information please download the information and application kit at Summer Research Scholarship Program.
September 2017 scholarship round now open
Bond University is committed to providing a high level HDR experience to ensure success in students’ research and research training.
The provision of appropriate financial support is an important part of the research training environment. Bond University allocates funds to support the financial costs of fee offset (waiver) and living stipends. The University places a focus on commencing Doctoral students for all living stipend scholarships.
The 2018 full-time stipend rate will be $27,082.00 per annum (indexed annually)
Before you apply for a PhD scholarship
Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship Policy
This Policy fulfils the requirements of the Commonwealth Scholarship Guidelines (Research) 2017 regarding the allocation of Research Training Program funds.