Japanangka errol West Graduate Research Scholarship

Degree type

MRes/PhD

Closing date

18 July 2022

Campus

Burnie, Hobart, Launceston

Citizenship requirement

Domestic

About the research project

The scholarship supporting this project honours the life and work of the late Japanangka errol West, an internationally recognised poet and scholar. Japanangka errol was a leading Tasmanian Aboriginal academic, known for his scholarship in the field of Indigenous methodologies and pedagogies.

If you meet the eligibility criteria and wish to work with a Supervisor to develop your own project please contact the Office of Aboriginal Leadership huw.peacock@utas.edu.au for assistance in seeking a Supervisor to develop a project.

Alternatively, you may apply for an advertised project on the Available Projects webpage (the project you select must close 18 July 2022).

Primary Supervisor

Meet Huw Peacock

Funding

Applicants should review the HDR minimum entry requirements.

Applicants must:

  • be eligible to enrol in a full time Masters or Doctoral degree at the University of Tasmania in 2022, and
  • not be receiving an equivalent award, scholarship or salary to undertake the proposed program (equivalent being defined as greater than 75% of the stipend), an
  • meet the Australian Government’s definition of Aboriginality, which requires that an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person
    • is of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent;
    • identifies as an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person; and
    • is accepted as such by the community in which he or she lives or has lived
  • complete the declaration of Aboriginality.

*These scholarships are subject to Exemption 13/09/033 that permits advertising for and awarding of the scholarships to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates only.

Eligibility

Selection Criteria

The project is competitively assessed and awarded.  Selection is based on academic merit and suitability to the project as determined by the College.

Application process

Either select your project from the already advertised Available Projects below (the project you select must close 18 July 2022) and check you meet the eligibility criteria, or contact Huw Peacock for assistance in seeking a Supervisor to develop your own project

Click here to submit an application by the closing date listed above.

  • Copy and paste the title of the project from the Available Projects webpage or the title of the project you have developed in conjunction with your Supervisor into your application. If you don’t correctly do this your application may be rejected
  • please indicate under Scholarship Support that you wish to be considered for a UTAS merit-based scholarship for a living allowance, as well as Japanangka errol West Graduate Research Scholarship
  • As part of your application you will be required to submit a covering letter, a CV including 2 x referees and your project research proposal

Following the application closing date applications will be assessed within the College and the UTAS Indigenous Student Success Program committee. Applicants should expect to receive notification of the outcome by email by the advertised outcome date.

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