The Hugh Martin Weir Prize

Applications open
15 November 2021
Applications close
28 February 2022
Payment per year
Masters (by research), PhD, Honours
Postgraduate Coursework
Postgraduate Research
Australian Citizens
Australian Permanent Residents
New Zealand Citizens
Permanent Humanitarian Visa Holders
Type of Scholarship
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
Financial Need
Rural Regional and Remote Areas
Students with Disabilities
Available In
All Faculties
Available To

The University Library is very pleased to invite applications for the Hugh Martin Weir Prize.

The Prize honours the memory of Lieutenant Hugh Martin Weir (1915 – 2004) and his fellow prisoners of war. It is designed to encourage study and research, including the use of the Barr Smith Library collections, into any aspect of Australia’s involvement in any war, or the treatment of prisoners of war in any conflict, including the impact on those persons involved, their families, and/or their communities.

The Prize is open to University of Adelaide students who are enrolled in an Honours thesis program or a postgraduate program by coursework or by research, either commencing or already in progress. Postdoctoral researchers are eligible to apply within three years of a doctoral award.

The maximum value of the Prize will be $2,000, The Prize may be put towards the costs of travel and accommodation, books, printing, interlibrary loans, copying and publication or other agreed purposes identified in the candidate’s application to support the research

More information including the rules and application form are available on the website.