Backhouse Walker Honours Scholarship in History

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Tasmania

 Scholarship Name:  Backhouse Walker Honours Scholarship in History

 Description:  The scholarship commemorates James Backhouse and George Washington Walker, Quaker missionaries to Van Diemen’s Land. James Backhouse Walker was a Tasmanian lawyer, scientist and historian, and vice-chancellor of the University of Tasmania.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Honours)

 Study Fields:  Humanities & Social Sciences

 Subjects:  History

 Support Type:  Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $2,000

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship is valued at $2,000 for 1 year.

 Length:  1 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  The scholarship is open to students undertaking an honours project on the history of the Quakers, the life and times of James Backhouse Walker, or another related topic, and making use of the resources of the University of Tasmania Library’s Special Collections. Selection is based on academic record in history and the quality of the application.

 Study Location:  Australia – TAS: South

 Closing Date:  31 October

 Number Per Year:  1

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Scholarship Contact Details

 Scholarship Contact:  Doctor Stefan Petrow

 Contact Title:  Tasmania Scholarship Office

 Contact Phone:  61 3 62262304

 Contact Postal Address:  Tasmania Scholarship Office, Private Bag 48, Hobart, TAS 7001 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of Tasmania

 Provider Phone:  61 3 62262999

 Provider Fax:  61 3 62262018

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