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Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship 2020 at University of Adelaide

Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship 2020 at University of Adelaide

Partially Funded
Country: Australia
City: Adelaide
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The University of Adelaide offers Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship to all the students for the postgraduate research of one year. This award is for all the current as well as future students of any faculties. Moreover,the award provides financial assistance of up to $13, 000 per year.

Aims of this Fellowship at the University of Adelaide

  • Provide financial assistance up to the total value of $13,000 annually towards study for postgraduate degrees by research using the collections of the Barr Smith Library, University of Adelaide.
  • Assist postgraduate students financially with uninterrupted time to work with the Library’s collections.
  • Promote the Barr Smith Library as a center of research excellence.
  • Encourage research using the Library’s collections and the production of publications based on them.
  • Publicize the Library’s collections.


  • Students currently residing temporarily or permanently in Australia and undertaking a postgraduate degree by research in a discipline in which the Barr Smith Library at the University of Adelaide has strong general or special collections.
  • Moreover, students from rural or regional Australia preferred.
  • The Fellowship is awarded once only to an applicant. However, subsequent applications will be invalid.
  • Recipients must be undertaking study towards a postgraduate degree by research either commencing or in progress. An academic supporting testimonial is necessary and also there must be evidence that the student’s progress complies with the awarding University’s requirements.
  • Postdoctoral researchers may be eligible within three years of a doctoral award where the research using the Barr Smith Library collections is being undertaken in an attachment to an Australian University.

Selection will be based on:

  • Financial need.
  • Academic merit and research potential, to be determined by previous academic record and academic referee statement(s).
  • The originality of the use of Barr Smith Library collections.
  • Interview [if required].


Application applications on 17 October and closes on 17 Feb each year.

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University of Adelaide

The University of Adelaide is a public research university in Adelaide, Western Australia. Established in 1874, the University of Adelaide is the third-oldest university in Australia. Additionally, this multi-campus university manages five academic campuses in the state of Western Australia. Overall, University offers hundreds of undergraduate and graduate courses in the disciplines of architecture, engineering, arts, business, health sciences, medicine, law, music, nursing, sciences, psychology, and education. In addition, the University of Adelaide is popular throughout Australia for researches and innovative education. Furthermore, South Australian Centre for Economic Studies, the Hanson Institute for Medical Research, and the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) are some of the prestigious research centers that run under the University of Adelaide.



Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline17 February,2020
OrganizerUniversity of Adelaide



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