Australian Women’s History Award Applications Open – National Council of Women (NSW) Australia Day Awards

The Award of $1,000 aims to assist and encourage an outstanding student undertaking research in Women’s History. It is awarded:

  • to an outstanding female honours or research higher degree student enrolled in a New South Wales University in 2018
  • for a research project dealing with an Australian woman, or an Australian women’s organisation or movement, or with a significant aspect of Australian History that enhances understandings of Australian women past and/or present.

The successful Awardee must be

  • an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • available to attend the NCW Australia Day Award Ceremony in the Strangers’ Dining Room at Parliament House in January 2019
  • prepared to present a paper on her research at a time and place negotiated with sponsors

In making the Award (other things being equal) preference will be given to a student who

  • has dealt with disadvantage or disability in her undergraduate or post-graduate course
  • is enrolled in a regional university.

Applications must include:

  1. Student name, postal and email addresses, mobile phone no, headshot photo
  2. University name, course name & code no
  3. Course Supervisor’s name, email address, phone no
  4. Brief description of research project (200-250 words)
  5. Any personal information relevant to the application (max 250 words)

Applications due 30 October 2018.

Applications are to be forwarded to: Dr Wendy Michaels and Marlene Reid