Eric Fuss Supplementary PhD Scholarship in Geography

Applications open
13 September 2021
Applications close
31 October 2021
Payment per year
$20,000
Duration
Up to 3 years
Program
Doctor of Philosophy
Degree
Postgraduate Research
Citizenship
Australian Citizens
Australian Permanent Residents
Type of Scholarship
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
Academic
Financial Need
Students with Disabilities
Supplementary Scholarships
Available In
Faculty of Arts
Available To
Future
Commencing

In 2021, Eric Robert Fuss bequeathed to the University funds to establish a scholarship.  Eric Fuss was an alumnus of the University of Adelaide, graduating with a BA in 1967. As an English teacher who lived in Burra, he was greatly admired as a quiet achiever and made a huge contribution to Burra’s written history.  Over many years he generously shared his knowledge about the town and district’s history with researchers and was the author of many publications.

Eligibility: Applicants must be domestic students commencing a full-time Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at the University of Adelaide. One scholarship is available to a student undertaking research in Geography. Selection will be based on academic merit and research potential. New scholarships shall be awarded subject to available funding. The successful recipient must hold a major scholarship awarded in a competitive scholarship round at the University of Adelaide (Research Training Program Scholarship or University of Adelaide Research Scholarship (RTPS or UARS).

Stipend: The scholarship will be for 3 years and is valued at $20,000. It is likely to be tax exempt, subject to Taxation Office approval.

Enquiries: Adelaide Graduate Centre via 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.