Macgeorge Fellowships and Honorary Fellowships at Melbourne University

The applications for the Macgeorge Fellowships and Honorary Fellowships are now accepted. Both Australian and overseas visitors are invited to apply. The selected fellows are expected to to do research, writing or any creative endeavour in art, music and others at Melbourne University for maximum one year period. Each of the successful fellows will receive up to to $10,000. The application deadline is 28 August 2016.

Fellowship Description
Macgeorge Fellowships: The Macgeorge Fellowships are awarded to artists, performers, writers or researchers in the visual, creative and performing arts, music, architecture, conservation, literature, creative writing, language, history, philosophy and anthropology. They can be a resident of Australia or an international visitor.

Macgeorge Honorary Fellowships: Nominations for the Macgeorge Honorary Fellowships are awarded to artists, performers, writers or researchers in the visual, creative and performing arts, music, architecture, conservation, literature, creative writing, language, history, philosophy and anthropology who would benefit from interaction with the University community while working on a short-term project to advance their career. They can be a resident of Australia or an international visitor.

Award Value
Each of the selected applicants will receive benefit of a contribution to travel fares and living expenses and accommodation at the historic ‘Ballangeich’ (former home of Norman Macgeorge, patron of the Arts) for 4-8 weeks to undertake an uninterrupted period of research, writing or creative endeavour. Departments/Divisions that are awarded a Macgeorge Fellowship will receive a contribution of up to $10,000 towards the total cost of the Fellowship. The Department/Division must host the visit to the University by the Macgeorge Fellow.

Level and Area of Studies
Research, writing or creative endeavour in the field of visual, creative and performing arts, music, architecture, conservation, literature, creative writing, language, history, philosophy and anthropology.

Place of Study
At Melbourne University, Australia.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Macgeorge Fellowships are open to artists, performers, writers or researchers in the visual, creative and performing arts, music, architecture, conservation, literature, creative writing, -language, history, philosophy and anthropology.
  • Macgeorge Honorary Fellowships are open to artists, performers, writers or researchers in the visual, creative and performing arts, music, architecture, conservation, literature, creative writing, language, history, philosophy and anthropology who have great potential in their field.
  • Nominees can be Australian citizens or citizens of any other country. They must be nominated by an appropriate Department/Division of the University of Melbourne to be eligible andthe Department/Division must give the nominee an honorary appointment as a visitor to the University of Melbourne if the nomination is successful.

Application Instruction
You can download the application form at the website and Application Link below.

Submission Deadline
28 August 2016

Website and Application Link