Madeleine Taylor Scholarship


Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Postgraduate, Higher Degree by Research
Study area Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
HDR funding type Grant
Scholarship value $2,600
Scholarship duration 1 year
Opening date 3 July 2018
Closing date 31 July 2018


The scholarship was established in 2011 and is maintained by a bequest from the estate of Madeleine Olive Taylor. The purpose of the scholarship is to support work in women’s studies in the areas of sociology and anthropology.

This a Philanthropic, Higher Degree by Research, Grant.


  • The scholarship is open to Higher Degree by Research candidates or postgraduate coursework students who undertake research activities in women’s studies in the areas of sociology or anthropology.
  • HDR candidates must have passed their confirmation milestone to be eligible.
  • Postgraduate Coursework students must have completed one semester of study to be eligible.

The recipient of the scholarship must:

  • Include, in any paper that is published and in the thesis that is produced as a result of the research conducted while the recipient holds the scholarship, a statement of the research activities made possible by holding the scholarship; and
  • submit a short report on the outcomes and benefits of the scholarship after the funds have been spent; and
  • present a seminar in the School of Social Science on the research activities undertaken as a holder of the scholarship. For HDR candidates, the seminar may function as a milestone seminar.


Applications are closed.

Before you get started

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How to apply

Applicants are required to complete all section of the application form, sign and date the declaration and return the application form with academic records and/or any other relevant documents either in person, by mail or email to:

School of Social Science
Level 3, Michie Building
The University of Queensland
St Lucia Qld 4072

Completed applications must be submitted by 5pm on Friday 5 October 2018.

Selection criteria

Applicants will be ranked on the basis of:

  • Academic achievement and potential for scholastic success; and
  • the applicant’s research as it relates to women’s studies; and/or for postgraduate coursework students prior work experience of one year minimum as it relates to women’s studies; and
  • the significance and relevance of the proposed use of the scholarship to the applicant’s research.
Applications are closed.


School of Social Science
(07) 3365 3236
Applications are closed.

Terms and conditions

All philanthropic scholarship recipients must adhere to the conditions of UQ research and travel scholarships, including reporting and progress requirements.

Holders of philanthropic scholarships must acknowledge the scholarship in any paper that is published as a result of the research conducted while the recipient held the scholarship.

Donors may also require the recipient to present on the work conducted as part of the scholarship.

Applications are closed.