The aim of this bursary is to assist women studying either full time or part time in a history related field, enrolled at a South Australian university, studying for a postgraduate qualification (research and/or coursework). This bursary is funded from a donation by Trish Ryan’s family, to assist women returning to study.
- Open to women studying either full time or part time in a history-related field, enrolled at a South Australian university, studying for a postgraduate qualification (coursework or research)
- Must have completed one year of their postgraduate degree;
- Must not be employed full-time, or on fully-paid study leave;
- Applicants who have returned to study, either full-time or part-time, are encouraged to apply.
How a bursary may be used
This bursary is not intended to fund basic research costs that should be met by your University, unless unforeseen costs are incurred. (Please explain if this is the case). A Bursary may be used for conference attendance, the purchase or hire of equipment, fees incurred because of study commitments or short-term assistance with living expenses. Note that if the bursary is to be used for the purchase of equipment, the equipment must be for the personal possession and use of the applicant, not of the University department. The Bursary must be used within twelve months of the date of the award (June 2017), i.e. by the end of June 2018.
Selection of winners is based primarily on academic merit, but also on the importance of the purpose for which the bursary will be used to the progress or completion of the degree, on financial need as well as community activities and other interests.
The amount of the bursary will not exceed $2,000 but may be less depending on the requirements of the successful applicant. In exceptional circumstances the trustees of the AFUW-SA Inc. Trust Fund reserves the right not to award a bursary.
Source of funds
The Trish Ryan Bursary results from a donation by her family specifically to assist mature-aged women studying in a history-related field.
Your application must reach the Trust Fund’s secretarial service by
31 March 2017.
The AFUW-SA Inc. Trust Fund
213 Greenhill Road
Eastwood SA 5063 AUSTRALIA
It can only be posted to the above address. Applications received after the due date will not be considered. Applications remain the property of the trustees of The AFUW-SA Inc. Trust Fund.
The Trustees recognise that graduate students retain ownership of intellectual property arising from any research undertaken during their course of study.
Notification of winners
Receipt of all applications will be acknowledged. In the normal course of events, the successful applicants will be notified by early July in the year of the award. Subsequently, a list of winners will be loaded to the Trust Fund Web site. The decision of the selection committee will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.