The Geoffrey Blainey Scholarship for Honours in Economic History

Overview

The Geoffrey Blainey Scholarship for Honours in Economic History was established in honour of Professor Blainey, one of Australia’s most prominent economic historians.

Professor Blainey has written extensively about Australian history and the title of one of his most important publications, The Tyranny of Distance (1966), coined a phrase that has entered into common usage. His writing and research has exerted great influence on national life in Australia.

The scholarship is open to students, accepted into the Economics honours program, whose research is informed by Economic History.

Number of places

1

Value of scholarship

Value of the award is $8,780.10 in 2017.

Benefits

One lump sum payment.

Duration

Awarded annually to students accepted into Economics honours program within the Faculty of Business and Economics.

Eligibility

The scholarship is open to students who are enrolled in the Economics honours program within the Faculty of Business and Economics, for research informed by Economic History.

Application Process

Your written application must include your proposed area of research and clearly demonstrate how economic history will inform your research essay.

Apply online

Selection process

Selection will be based on enrolment in the Economics honours program and your written application.

A selection panel made up of the Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics or his nominee, the head of Department of Economics or his/her representative and John Leaper or his nominee will decide upon the recipient.

Timeline

Applications open 21st Mar 2017 and close 23rd Apr 2017.

Outcome of application

The successful candidate will be informed by email.

Deferring

No deferral is allowed.

Who is this for?

Honours Students

Contact

If you have any further questions about this scholarship please contact us.

FBE Scholarships Team
fbe-scholarships@unimelb.edu.au