CONDITIONS OF AWARD General Goal
To encourage students at the University of New England to
travel to undertake work at an archaeological site as members of a team.
To consolidate and broaden academic and fieldwork skills in
the disciplines of study concerned with the Ancient and Medieval world. The
archaeological site can be anywhere in the world, including Australia, and the
fieldwork may be oriented to any area of archaeology including, but not limited
to, social archaeology, historical archaeology, or classical archaeology.
The applicant must currently be enrolled at the University
of New England in the disciplines of Classical Languages or Ancient History or
Medieval History or Archaeology. The applicant must have completed at least two
years of study (i.e. a minimum of four trimester units over two calendar years
at undergraduate level), or four units at postgraduate level, in the relevant disciplines.
Applicants need not already have formal training in Archaeology to be
considered. The award must be taken up before the end of the following calendar
year, with the proviso that the awardee will normally still be an enrolled
candidate at the time of the use of the award.
Eligibility Currently enrolled at the University of
New England The applicant
must be an Australian citizen normally resident in the country Must
have completed a minimum of four units of study across two calendar years at
undergraduate level at UNE, or four units of study at postgraduate level, in
disciplines of study ranging from Classical Languages, Ancient History,
Medieval History, Archaeology, or appropriate cognate study of the Ancient to Medieval
Worlds. The award is
based on academic merit and the quality of the application. The award must
be taken up before the end of the following calendar year or it will lapse. Value
$3,000 p.a. (current expectation). The award is to be used to help the
successful applicant travel to and meet the costs of working at the proposed
selection Committee is to use its discretion to determine the amount of
funding, based on the estimated costs provided by the applicant. The University
is not responsible to find an archaeological team for the applicant to join nor
is the University to be responsible for any insurance costs.
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 the Convenor of Classics and Ancient History by the closing date; electronic copies of BA thesis
or other evidence of research (published or unpublished).
Applications should be set out under
the following headings:
Name and Address Academic Record Curriculum Vitae Outline of Proposed
research/Project/Dig (evidence of invitation to join the project must be
supplied with dates) Proposed Itinerary (including a detailed budget listing travel and subsistence
costs) Two confidential references, sent
separately to the Convenor of Classics & Ancient History by the closing
date, with at least one from an academic staff member at UNE. Note
The successful applicant of the UNE Mary Dolan Memorial Travelling
Scholarship for Archaeological Fieldwork must acknowledge it specifically in
any published research or conference papers researched or written during the
life of this grant. The recipient is strongly encouraged to present a paper on
the funded project in an appropriate forum within six months of return. A staff
member might provide advice on this paper's publishability at the conclusion of
the study. A short report should also be sent to the School of Humanities Academic
Coordinator (Trish Wright,
email@example.com) for the consideration of the Selection Committee at its next
meeting. This report will also be
forwarded to the Dolan Family.
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 completed 4 units of undergraduate across two calendar years or 4 units of postgraduate at UNE? * Select only one option
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
Please attach a statement (of no more than 500 words) outlining how a UNE Mary Dolan Memorial Travelling Scholarship for Archaeological Fieldwork would assist/support your studies at UNE * Please upload PDF or Word Document (max. 1 page)
Please attached evidence of your invitation to join the proposed archaeological dig/project * Please upload PDF or Word Document
Please include an electronic copy of your CV * Please upload PDF or Word Document
Please include a detailed itinerary and budget * Please upload PDF or Word Document