Jill Roe Prize

For history postgraduate students and supervisors. A reminder that entries for the 2018 Jill Roe Prize close on Sunday 31 March 2018. This prize is awarded annually for the best unpublished article-length work of historical research in any area of historical enquiry produced by a postgraduate student. Further information.

National Archives of Australia/Australian Historical Association postgraduate scholarships, Round 2, 2017

National Archives of Australia/Australian Historical Association scholarships assist talented postgraduate scholars with the cost of making digital copies of records held in the Archives available for viewing on the Archives’ website. For example, scholars may be based in one city and want to see records located in an Archives repository in another city. Assistance with digital Read more …

NAA/AHA postgraduate scholarship, Round 1 2017

Congratulations to Miranda Francis (PhD candidate, La Trobe University) and her project ‘Why did Mrs ‘Smith’ send a submission to the Royal Commission on Human Relationships? Family life in 1970s Australia’ and Holly Taylor (PhD candidate, University of Washington) with her project ‘Preserving Places That Matter: The Origins of Social Value in Australian Heritage Conservation’, Read more …

Further funding for AHA/Copyright Agency Bursary Scheme

We are pleased to announce that the AHA has secured funding to run the AHA-Copyright Agency Bursary Scheme for a further three years, 2017-2019. The Scheme has been running since 2009 and has attracted 315 applications from emerging historians, either currently enrolled in a PhD program at a university or working as an independent scholar. Read more …

AHA/Copyright Agency Travel and Writing Bursary winners

We are pleased to announce the award of the AHA-Copyright Agency Travel and Writing Bursaries for recipients to attend the AHA conference at the Federation University Australia, Ballarat, 4–8 July, 2016. The decisions were made by judges Melanie Oppenheimer, Kate Darian-Smith and Melissa Harper. Funding for this Scheme is generously provided by the Copyright Agency, Read more …

NAA/AHA Postgraduate Scholarships April 2016

Students enrolled in a Masters or PhD degree in history are invited to apply for the first round of National Archives of Australia/Australian Historical Association scholarships in 2016. These scholarships assist talented postgraduate scholars with the cost of copying records held in the Archives. For example, scholars may be based in one city and want Read more …

NAA/AHA scholarship winners

The National Archives of Australia and the AHA have awarded two new scholarships to support postgraduate archival research into unexplored aspects of Australia’s history. The latest winners of the twice-yearly joint scholarships for 2015–16 are PhD candidates Catherine Horne from the Australian National University (ANU) and Fallon Mody from the University of Melbourne. Read the Read more …

AHA/Copyright Agency bursary scheme open

The AHA in association with the Copyright Agency is pleased to announce the availability of travel and writing bursaries linked to the AHA annual conference. The $700 bursaries are intended to encourage and support emerging historians who would otherwise be unable to attend the conference. The bursary is to be used to cover travel and Read more …