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 to see records located in an Archives office in another city. Assistance with digital copying costs will provide access to material that might not otherwise be possible.
Between November 2016 and July 2017, the NAA will be moving 15 million records to a new preservation facility in Canberra. During this period, access to Canberra-based records will be disrupted. Applications that have identified records in the collection that are held in NAA state and territory locations (Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, Adelaide, Perth and Darwin), will be given priority as access to these records will not be affected during the relocation period.
Applications close Saturday 30 April 2016.