CONDITIONS OF AWARD General Goal
To attract to the University of New England very able candidates to undertake postgraduate research in Classics.
The candidate must have an outstanding first degree from any
university in Greek language or literature, or Classics, and intend to pursue
postgraduate research in any area of ancient Greek or Joint Classics (Homer to
the early Byzantine period), which involves strong focus on Greek language or
Eligibility Preference will be given to an internal
full-time PhD or MPhil candidate who holds an Australian Postgraduate Award
(APA) or University of New England Research Assistantship (UNERA). However, an
external or part-time candidate may be considered if in that year there is no
suitable internal full-time applicant. The applicant
must be an Australian citizen normally resident in the country The
scholarship may be held in conjunction with any other scholarships. Value
$5,000 p.a. f/t (current expectation), or pro rata p/t. The
award is available subject to there being no current internal incumbent and
sufficient funds from the interest in hand. The award is payable each year in
two equal installments, the first at the start of the candidature upon proof of
enrolled status, the second 6 months later upon recommendation from the Head of
School and the Supervisor confirming satisfactory progress.
The holder of this Scholarship will be required to repay it if candidature is transferred to another University.
Method of application
Please complete the application form below. Provide evidence of Australian citizenship; certified copies of degree transcripts; names of two academic referees who should be asked by the candidate to write confidentially to Research Services by the closing date; electronic copies of BA thesis
or other evidence of research (published or unpublished).
The successful applicant of the Maiben Davies Postgraduate Scholarship in
Classics must acknowledge it explicitly in the thesis and in any other
published research or conference papers researched or written during the life
of this grant.
Under no circumstances will late applications be considered. Selection of recipients is the responsibility of the Selection Committee whose decision is final. No correspondence will be entered into.
Scholarship enquirers should be directed to:
Professor of Classics and Ancient History Prof. G. H. R. Horsley School of Humanities +612 6773 2390 firstname.lastname@example.org
Convenor of Classics and Ancient History Dr Bronwyn Hopwood School of Humanities +612 6773 2216 email@example.com
Closing Date for Applications: 31 st January
Please complete the form below:
Required fields are marked with an asterisk (
*). Have you already commenced / applied for postgraduate candidature at UNE?
* Do you currently hold an Australian Postgraduate Award or Other Award
* Referee 1 * Please include the details of two people whom you have asked to act as academic referees in support of your application. It is your responsibility to send each of them a copy of the confidential generic referee's report, and ensure they lodge it by the closing date. Please include: Title, Name, Email, Phone No and Address.
Referee 2 * Please include: Title, Name, Email, Phone No and Address.
Attach a certified copy of your citizenship and academic record * Please upload PDF or Word Document
Include details of your current or proposed PhD/MPhil research topic * Please upload PDF or Word Document (max. 1 page)
Please include electronic copies of your BA thesis, or other evidence of research (published or unpublished) * Please upload PDF or Word Document