Australian Parliamentary Library 2020 Summer Research Scholarship

Applications open
Open Now
Applications close
16 October 2019
Payment per year
$1,800 honorarium
Six weeks (January-February 2020)
PhD or Masters
Postgraduate Research
Australian Citizens
Type of Scholarship
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
Financial Need
Supplementary Scholarships
Travel Scholarships
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All Faculties
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The Parliamentary Library offers two summer research scholarships for postgraduate students each year. Students work alongside specialist researchers in the Parliamentary Library in Canberra for a period of six weeks to produce a report on a topic of relevance to the Library's research program.

In 2020, the Library is seeking applications from students who have an interest in and knowledge of the following broad topics or a related area:

  • Politics and public administration
  • Science technology environment and resources
  • Foreign affairs, defence and security
  • Social policy
  • Law
  • Statistics and mapping
  • Economics

For detailed information about available research topics, and a link to the 2020 Application Kit,  please refer to the Parliamentary Library Summer Research Scholarship website.

Applications close at midnight on 16 October 2019.