Dunstan scholarship announced

Friday, 12 November 1999

The first ever scholarship named in honour of the late Don Dunstan has now been announced, providing a major study opportunity at Adelaide University.

The inaugural Don Dunstan Foundation Postgraduate Research Scholarship - valued at more than $16,000 per year - is aimed at supporting a full-time student who will undertake research towards a Masters degree or a PhD.

Support will be available for up to two years for a Masters degree student or up to three years for a PhD student.

Applicants must be Australian citizens or have permanent resident status, hold an Honours degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline, and be acceptable as candidates for a postgraduate research degree at Adelaide University.

The research area must be relevant to the aims of the Foundation.

The Honourable Don Dunstan QC AC was a Member of the House of Assembly from 1953 to 1979 and former Premier of South Australia. He inspired a generation of Australians with his commitment to the ideals and values of a just society.

The Don Dunstan Foundation has been established to foster research and education on a broad range of social development issues. The scholarship hopes to continue Dunstan's vision by enabling research into social issues and helping to create a better and fairer society for us all.

Application forms and further information about the scholarship may be obtained by contacting the Adelaide University Scholarships Office on (08) 8303 3044.

The CLOSING DATE for applications is 30 November 1999.

This scholarship has been made possible by public donation and with the support of the State Government of South Australia.

 

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