Alma Hansen Scholarship

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Melbourne

 Scholarship Name:  Alma Hansen Scholarship

 Description:  The Alma Hansen Scholarship is awarded for the purpose of assisting the recipient to travel overseas to pursue studies related to his or her major interest. The scholarship is supported by the bequest of Alma Philippina Hands (formerly Hansen). Mrs Hands studied arts at the university, where she won a number of scholarships and prizes including the Shakespeare Scholarship in 1911. In 1914, with the award of a government research scholarship in literature and an Orient Steamship Company Scholarship, she travelled to England and lived at Somerville College Oxford where she gained her MA in 1917.

 Study Level:  Doctor Degree (By Coursework), Doctor Degree (By Research), Master Degree (By Coursework), Master Degree (By Research)

 Study Fields:  Humanities & Social Sciences, Language & Literature

 Support Type:  Travel Grant outside Australia, Travel Grant within Australia

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $14,000

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship is valued at approximately $14,000. The value of any scholarship awarded shall be determined after considering the proposed program of study, access to other financial resources and estimate of travel and living expenses.

 Length:  1 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must be graduates of the University of Melbourne who are enrolled, or intend to enrol, in a postgraduate degree at the university. Preference will be given to candidates from the Faculty of Arts. There are no restrictions on citizenship. Consideration will be given to financial need.

 Study Location:  Australia – VIC: Melbourne Metropolitan

 Closing Date:  End March

 Number Per Year:  1

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Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Title:  Enquiries

 Contact Department:  Faculty of Arts

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Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of Melbourne

 Provider Phone:  61 3 136352

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