E W Benham Research Scholarships

Applications open
13 September 2021
Applications close
31 October 2021
Payment per year
RTP + 15%
Up to 3 years
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
Faculty of Arts
Available To

The E W Benham Research scholarships are the result of the generosity of a bequest by Edward Warner Benham, a prominent lawyer, following the death of his widow Violet Margaret Benham.

Eligibility: Applicants must be domestic students commencing a full-time Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) or Masters by research program at the University of Adelaide. New scholarships shall be awarded subject to available funding. One scholarship is available to a student undertaking research in English Literature and one scholarship is available to a student undertaking research in English Political History. Selection will be based on academic merit and research potential.

Stipend: The scholarship will be for 3 years and has a stipend equivalent to the RTPS rate + 15%, indexed annually. It is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval.

Enquiries: Adelaide Graduate Centre Tel (08) 8313 3044 or email scholarships@adelaide.edu.au

Applying: The awards are allocated as part of the Major Round of scholarship applications.  When open, applications must be submitted using the Online Application Form available at: https://www.adelaide.edu.au/graduatecentre/admission/Eligible candidates are considered automatically.