Bursaries for Honours & PhD Students

Constellation by Gail Mabo. © Gail Mabo/Copyright Agency, 2021

ASAL is providing up to nine (9) bursaries to support current honours and PhD students undertaking projects in Australian literary studies.

Each bursary is worth $750 and is intended to support the successful applicants’ accommodation in and travel to Hobart. In addition, successful applicants will have their conference registration waived.

Applicants should:

  1. Provide a cover letter, a description of their current project, and a short rationale to explain how attendance at the conference will contribute to their work
  2. Indicate the stage of their project (e.g. for PhD students your year of candidature), their institution, ASAL membership status, and opportunities for institutional support
  3. Provide a letter recommendation from their current supervisor
  4. Send their application to Dr Robert Clarke at (ASAL2022@utas.edu.au) by 5pm 29 April 2022 with the subject line “ASAL2022 Honours/PhD Bursary Application”

Successful applicants will not be expected to present on their work, although they are free to apply to do so.

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