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The Australian National University

Sir Raymond Firth scholarship

Award conditions

  1. This scholarship is to be named in honour of Professor Raymond Firth, one of the founding fathers of The Australian National University and eminent anthropologist.
  2. The purpose of the scholarship is to assist one anthropology student for the final year of the program of postgraduate research for a Doctor of Philosophy degree at the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific.
  3. The value of the scholarship shall be $1,000.
  4. The scholarship shall be awarded each year to the student who, enrolled in the program leading to the award of the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Anthropology, offered by College of Asia and the Pacific, has completed the fieldwork component and the academic progress milestones and is judged by the Selection Committee to be preparing the most promising thesis.
  5. The Selection Committee shall be determined, from time to time, by the Head of the Department of Anthropology, CAP. The Selection Committee will make a recommendation on the Scholarship to the Director, CAP once each year, normally in September.
  6. The Selection Committee may take into account information gathered as the students achieved the academic progress milestones and other material if available.
  7. The scholarship shall not be shared.
  8. A student may be considered on more than one occasion.
  9. The School reserves the right not to award the scholarship in a given year.

Updated:  20 February 2015/Responsible Officer:  Director, Culture, History & Language /Page Contact:  CHL webmaster