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The Library offers a number of prestigious and competitive fellowships to support the study, writing and teaching of Australian history and culture.
No. Applicants can only submit one application for a Fellowship each year but may submit applications for multiple Fellowships in a year. For example, you cannot submit two, or more, different applications for the David Scott Mitchell Memorial Fellowship (see also the next question).
Yes. Applicants will often submit applications for multiple Fellowships. For example, applicants will often submit the same application for both the David Scott Mitchell Memorial Fellowship and the Merewether Fellowship. Similarly, applicants will often submit the same application for both the CH Currey Memorial Fellowship and the Nancy Keesing AM Fellowship.
Yes. Applicants will often submit different applications for multiple Fellowships. For example, an applicant could submit the same application for both the David Scott Mitchell Memorial Fellowship and the Merewether Fellowship, but submit a different application for the Australian Religious History Fellowship.
Late applications can be accepted in exceptional circumstances. Contact the Mitchell Librarian prior to the closing date, via email at email@example.com.
No. Applicants do not need to be an Australian citizen or Australian resident. Applicants are, however, expected to engage with the collections at the State Library of NSW (note the exceptions of the Coral Thomas Fellowship, the Dr AM Hertzberg AO Fellowship and the Australian Religious History Fellowship which can draw on Library collections as well as any collection at any other repository).
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