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The Australian National University

Marie Reay Prize

Award conditions

  1. This award is named in honour of Dr Marie Reay, one of the distinguished members of the Department of Anthropology, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies at the Australian National University over 1959-1987.
  2. The purpose of this prize is to assist students in the Department of Anthropology with the financial burdens of conducting ethnographic fieldwork during their programme of postgraduate research for a Doctor of Philosophy degree at the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific.
  3. The value of this prize in any one year will be $600.
  4. The prize shall be awarded each year to the student who, enrolled in the Anthropology Department leading to the award of the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Anthropology offered by the ANU College of Asia and the Pacific, has completed an application for funding support that is judged by the Selection Committee to be the most likely to enhance the quality of the applicant's field research.
  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 prize to the Director, CAP once each year, normally in September.
  6. The prize application will consist of a maximum one-page single-spaced request and justification for a field research expense that cannot be covered by the Department of Anthropology's normal research allocation (up to $10,000 per student in 2012). The prize application should be submitted to the Selection Committee no later than 1 September each academic year attached to the fieldwork budget.
  7. The Selection Committee will may take into account the information contained in the prize application and gathered during the annual review of student progress.
  8. The prize may be shared.
  9. The School reserves the right not to award the prize in a given year.

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