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Angus Ross Travel Scholarship in History


NZ$1,000/total value

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Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be:

  • University of Otago PhD students
  • conducting historically-focused research (preference will be given to candidates primarily based in the Department of History and Art History)
  • conducting off-campus field or archival research in the year of which the scholarship is awarded (the year following)

Note that this scholarship is not intended to support travel to a conference. Previous recipients are not eligible to apply for the scholarship in subsequent years.

Tenure: Each scholarship must be taken up in the year for which it is awarded; deferral of the award to a subsequent year is not permitted.

How to apply?

Every applicant must submit to the Doctoral and Scholarships Office by 1 November.

  • a brief Curriculum Vitae;
  • a description of the work to be conducted with the assistance of the scholarship, and the significance this work will have for their PhD research (no more than 500 words);
  • a budget of costs associated with the work to be conducted with the assistance of the scholarship;
  • a letter of support from their PhD supervisor

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