Decie Denholm Postgraduate Coursework Scholarship in History Application Form

In 2020, Decie Aileen Denholm bequeathed $1 million to the University for the purpose of establishing scholarships for postgraduate students studying history.

Mrs. Denholm was a University of Adelaide employee for 22 years and Visiting Research Fellow. She has been a long-term and generous benefactor of the University of Adelaide.

To be eligible to apply, a candidate must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia;
  • be a student who has or will have graduated from the University of Adelaide at the time that they take up the scholarship;
  • commenced or be eligible to commence a postgraduate coursework program of study in the year for which the scholarship is being awarded at the University of Adelaide in the area of history (including but not limited to ancient history, heritage and museum studies, art history, history of science).

One scholarship will be offered annually and the value shall be up to a maximum of $20,000 per annum or as determined by the Selection Committee. 

Applicants who commenced an eligible program of study at the commencement of this year are able to apply for this scholarship. The Scholarship is available for the normal duration of the full-time program and for no longer than two years.

This application form should be submitted with details of the proposed study, including a budget (e.g. tuition and living costs).

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I declare that the information I have supplied on this form is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.

I understand that if I am awarded this scholarship it will be terminated and funds may be recouped where:
  • I cease to be enrolled in the approved program of study;
  • I fail to maintain satisfactory academic program for two consecutive semesters
  • I have provided false or misleading information with regard to my personal details
I understand that the University of Adelaide will not use or disclose any information supplied on the application form or obtained for the selection process without my written consent, other than for the selection process of this scholarship (which may include disclosure to third parties such as donors). All such information will be managed in accordance with the University of Adelaide Privacy Policy and Management plan.
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