Harbison-Higinbotham Research Scholarship

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Melbourne

 Scholarship Name:  Harbison-Higinbotham Research Scholarship

 Description:  The funds for the scholarship have been bequeathed by William Harbison, a timber merchant, who intended to perpetuate the memory of George Higinbotham, a former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Colony of Victoria.

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

 Study Fields:  Economics, Humanities & Social Sciences

 Subjects:  Administration, Economics, Government, History, Politics, Sociology

 Support Type:  Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Every 3 years

 Annual Amount:  $22,000

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship provides: a stipend of approximately $22,000 per year; a relocation allowance of up to $2,000 for students moving from interstate or $3,000 for students moving from overseas; and a thesis allowance of $420 for master students and $840 for PhD students. Tenure is for 2 years for master students and 3 years for PhD students. It is not possible to extend the tenure beyond 3 years.

 Length:  3 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be undertaking graduate research degree studies in the areas of history, sociology, economics, politics, government or administration at the University of Melbourne; have completed tertiary studies that are at least equivalent to a 4-year Australian honours degree with a minimum grade average of a high H2A; and be of Indigenous descent, and/or prove that their tertiary studies have been adversely affected by illness, disability, family responsibilities, or a traumatic event beyond their control. Selection is based on: academic merit; personal circumstances; and strength of supporting documents.

 Target Group:  Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, Educational disadvantage, Physical, medical, psychological or learning difficulties

 Study Location:  Australia – VIC: Melbourne Metropolitan

 Closing Date:  31 October

 Other Details:  The scholarship is generally offered every 3 years.

 Number Per Year:  1

Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Title:  Scholarships & Bursaries

 Contact Department:  University Services

 Contact Email:  13melb@unimelb.edu.au

 Contact Postal Address:  Baldwin Spencer Building, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of Melbourne

 Provider Phone:  61 3 136352

 Provider Website:  http://www.unimelb.edu.au (opens in new window)