The Clare Burton Memorial Scholarship commemorates Dr Clare Burton, a leading researcher, public sector administrator, academic, consultant and writer on employment equity. It provides funds to support postgraduate research into gender equity.
This scholarship was established by the five universities of the Australian Technology Network of Universities (ATN): Curtin University of Technology, Queensland University of Technology, RMIT University, University of South Australia and University of Technology, Sydney.
The Clare Burton Memorial Scholarship is open to students enrolled or intending to enrol in an ATN University, in either a postgraduate coursework or research degree program where the major piece of work focuses on gender equity.
The successful applicant will receive $10,000 research funding along with individual support and mentoring related to their current research and future careers. The stipend is available for a period of 12-18 months, and is open to both full-time and part-time students.
Applicants should be enrolled or intending to enrol in a postgraduate coursework or research degree in an ATN university, and be an Australian resident.
The primary criteria for considering applications are:
Other considerations may include:
The submitted application will be the major consideration for the selection committee, but interviews with applicants may also be considered.
Applications have now closed. The Clare Burton Scholarship operates as a biennial scholarship and applications will re-open for the next round in mid-2017 for funding in 2018.