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 $2,500
Scholarship duration 1 year
Opening date 15 October 2021
Closing date 5 November 2021


The Madeleine Taylor 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.


The scholarship is open to a 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.


Before you get started

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How to apply

Please submit an online application by 5pm, Friday 5 November 2021.

Selection criteria

The Madeleine Taylor Scholarship is awarded to the student with the best application based on the following criteria:

  • academic achievement and potential for scholastic success;
  • the applicant’s research as it relates to women’s studies;
  • the significance and relevance of the proposed use of the scholarship to the applicant’s research; and
  • any other matters the selection committee sees fit.

Selection of a scholar will be made by the Dean of the Graduate School on the recommendation of the Head of Social Science.


A/Prof Francisco Perales, Director of Research Training, School of Social Science
(07) 3365 1450

Terms and conditions

This is a Philanthropic HDR scholarship and adheres to the terms and conditions outlined in the Schedule A Postgraduate Research Scholarships

All philanthropic scholarship recipients must adhere to the conditions of UQ research and travel scholarships, including reporting and progress requirements as well the current travel advice and process in relation to COVID-19 restrictions for both UQ and HDR travel.

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

Donors may also invite the recipient to present or report on the work conducted as part of the scholarship, in which case they must comply or risk losing the scholarship.

The information you provide in your application is collected for the purposes of (1) assessing your eligibility for this scholarship, (2) selecting scholarship recipients, and (3) administration of the scholarship.  The University of Queensland may disclose the information you provide to the Donor for the stated purposes. The University will not otherwise disclose the information to a third party without your consent, unless such disclosure is authorised or required by law.  For further information, please refer to the University’s Privacy Management Policy at