The Geoffrey Blainey Scholarship for Honours in Economic History
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
Value of scholarship
Value of the award is $8,780.10 in 2017.
One lump sum payment.
Awarded annually to students accepted into Economics honours program within the Faculty of Business and Economics.
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.
Your written application must include your proposed area of research and clearly demonstrate how economic history will inform your research essay.
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.
Applications open 21st Mar 2017 and close 23rd Apr 2017.
Outcome of application
The successful candidate will be informed by email.
No deferral is allowed.
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FBE Scholarships Team