Research Fellowship @ National Library of Australia (NLA), Australia


The National Library of Australia (NLA), Australia, invites applications for Research Fellowship program.

Important Dates

The last date for application is 30th April, 2019.


  • Applicants may be at any stage of their career, but must demonstrate their capacity for high quality research or equivalent scholarship, including a strong and relevant publication record, or equivalent record of professional outcomes and accomplishment, relative to opportunity.
  • PhD candidates can not apply for a Fellowship for research towards their doctoral thesis.
  • The collections identified in the application must be specifically relevant to the project. Applications that do not demonstrate prior investigation as to how the Library’s collections will support the proposed research will not be considered.
  • Fellowships are open only to individuals and not to research teams. When an individual is contributing to a larger collaborative project, the applicant must be able to demonstrate their own component of research at the Library.
  • Applicants may be in receipt of funding from other sources, but must provide the details and show how the Fellowship funding will relate to other sources of income for the project.
  • Previous recipients of Fellowships at the National Library are not eligible to apply.
  • Australian Capital Territory region residents: Independent scholars living in Canberra or its surrounds, with easy access to the National Library, are eligible for funded Fellowships. This may include independent scholars or professionals who would have to take leave without pay from other employment in order to take up the Fellowship.
  • Independent scholars from the Canberra region may receive the honorarium, if required, but will not receive accommodation or travel support.
  • Salaried academics who reside in the Canberra region are eligible only for Honorary Fellowships.
  • International applicants: Applicants may be citizens of any country but must be able to demonstrate why the collections at the National Library of Australia are important to their research. International applicants must be eligible to apply for an appropriate visa if selected and are responsible for securing their visas. The grant towards international travel costs is capped at AUD$2,500.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online mode only

Last Date

The last date for application is 30th April, 2019.

Contact Details

For any further details, the applying candidates can refer to official notification using the following link.

+61 (0)2 6262 1111
Parkes Place
Canberra ACT 2600

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