Deadline: April 6, 2012
The University of Aberdeen wishes to commemorate the historic links between the northeast of Scotland, the University of Aberdeen and the Scotch College and Melbourne in October 2012 by awarding a PhD
scholarship for research on any topic associated with Australia, Scottish-Australian relations and/or Scots in Australia.
This scholarship is specifically designed to ensure the recipient is at the University of Aberdeen and graduates in the years where a number of key anniversaries relating to these historic links will be commemorated:
* 4 April 2013 – the 200th of Forbes’ birth.
* 31 May 2013 – the 110th of Morrison’s death.
* 3 February 2013 – the 175th of Forbes holding the first Presbyterian service in Melbourne.
* 3 February 2014 – the 185th of Morrison’s birth.
* June 2016 – the 140th of Morrison receiving a Dr of Law from the University of Aberdeen and the 160th of
Morrison’s appointment as Headmaster (Scotch College).
* 12 August 2016 – the 165th of Forbes’ death.
* 2016 – the 165th of the founding of the Scotch College.
The scholarship will cover full tuition fees for the duration of the degree plus a contribution towards living expenses of £6000 per year (c. AUS$9,000).
Applicants must be citizens of Australia liable to overseas tuition rates. Preference will be given, in thefirst instance, to alumni of the Scotch College and their children or grandchildren, then to residents of
To be considered for the award you must have:
* applied for admission to the University of Aberdeen
* submitted the relevant application form for the scholarship
* been offered admission to the University by the closing date (below).
Anthropology, Education, History, Law, Philosophy Politics & International Relations, Sociology, Religious Studies, Film Studies, International Relations, Linguistics, Business
Decisions will be made on the basis of academic merit.
Applicants must complete the relevant application form and provide all supporting documentation requested therein. Once completed, a hard copy of the application form and supporting documents should be sent to:
Ms Ann Marie Davidson
College of Arts & Social Sciences
University of Aberdeen
Aberdeen, AB24 3UG