Wakefield Press Prize for South Australian History Writing Applications Open

The History Council of South Australia and Wakefield Press welcome applicants for the 2018 annual Wakefield Press Prize for the best essay on a topic relating to the history of South Australia. The prize is open to anyone who during the year 2018 has written or published an essay dealing substantially with some aspect of Read more …

NAA-AHA scholarships: Round 2, 2018 Applications Due Soon.  

National Archives of Australia/Australian Historical Association scholarships assist talented postgraduate scholars with the cost of copying records held in the Archives. Students enrolled in a Masters or PhD degree in history are invited to apply for these scholarships. Applications for this round close Wednesday 31 October 2018.   Further information. 

AHA ECR Mentor Scheme 2018 Applications Open 

The AHA is delighted to open applications for 2018’s AHA-CAL ECR Mentor Scheme. This award supports Early Career Researcher historians to develop their professional skills. It will link Early Career Researchers with senior historians who will mentor them in the development of new and innovative works of historical scholarship, in the form of articles that will Read more …

Editorial Assistant, ‘History Australia’

From January 2019, the new editors of History Australia will be Michelle Arrow, Leigh Boucher, and Kate Fullagar—all based at Macquarie University. History Australia is the official journal of the Australian Historical Association, published quarterly by Taylor & Francis. We seek expressions of interest for the part-time editorial assistant position. The position will commence on Read more …

ACT Government’s Territory Records Office – Council vacancies

The ACT Government’s Territory Records Office is seeking expressions of interest from members of the community interested in being recommended for appointment to the Territory Records Council. There are currently five vacancies on the Council, the role of which is to advise the Director of Territory Records about the development and review of standards and Read more …

AHA-Copyright Agency Bursaries

The Australian Historical Association (AHA) in association with the Copyright Agency offers travel and writing bursaries linked to the AHA annual conference. The bursaries are intended to encourage and support emerging historians who would otherwise be unable to attend the conference. The 2017 round of bursaries is now open. Applications close Tuesday 14 March 2017. Read more …

Summer Vacation Scholarship Scheme, Australian War Memorial, Canberra

Applications are now open for the 2017 Australian War Memorial Summer Vacation Scholarship Scheme. Three scholarships will be awarded to history students who are undertaking postgraduate studies or are in the third or fourth year of an undergraduate course. The scholarships are tenable at the Memorial between 9 January and 17 February 2017. Applications close Read more …

National Archives of Australia/Australian Historical Association Postgraduate Scholarships

Applications open 1 October 2016 and close 31 October. National Archives of Australia/Australian Historical Association 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 to see records located in an Archives repository in another city. Assistance with digital Read more …