The Library is open. See frequently asked questions.

NSW State Library offering over $100,000 in paid research opportunities

Tuesday 22 May 2018

The State Library of NSW is calling for applications for a range of prestigious research fellowships totalling over $100,000.

The new $20,000 Dr A M Hertzberg Fellowship joins the State Library’s suite of competitive fellowships that support research and teaching of Australian history and culture.

Offered over one year, the Dr A M Hertzberg Fellowship will support research into any aspect of the social, cultural and political history of industry and manufacturing in Australia, drawing on the State Library’s collection and relevant archives in other cultural institutions or companies.

The State Library’s fellowships program supports original research projects, undertaken by single researchers, which aim to challenge or provide new perspectives on Australia’s past.

All State Library fellows enjoy special access to the Library’s rich collection and expert curators and librarians, as well as an inspiring study space in the new Donald and Myfanwy Horne Room. 

State Library of NSW Fellowships on offer over one year in 2018/19 are:

  • Dr A M Hertzberg Fellowship, $20,000
  • David Scott Mitchell Memorial Fellowship, $12,000
  • Merewether Scholarship, $12,000
  • CH Currey Fellowship, $20,000
  • Nancy Keesing Fellowship, $20,000
  • Australian Religious History Fellowship, $20,000

Applications for all State Library Fellowships close 5pm, Monday 16 July 2018.


Download full media release (PDF 420KB)