About the Award
The Allan Martin Award is a research fellowship intended to assist early-career historians further their research in Australian history.
The Award commemorates the contribution to Australian History of A. W. Martin (1926-2002), in particular his interest in and encouragement of students and younger colleagues over a lifetime of teaching and research. Allan Martin was a graduate of the University of Sydney and the Australian National University (ANU). He was a member of history departments at the Universities of Melbourne, Adelaide and the ANU, and at La Trobe University he was Foundation Professor of History(1966–73) and Dean of the Faculty of Humanities (1970 and 1971). In addition to many articles, chapters, and conference papers he wrote biographies of Henry Parkes and Robert Menzies.
Applicants are required to complete the application form, and provide a detailed budget for up to $4000 and a two page summary of their research project, its significance and the place of the proposed research trip within it. Written evidence of publishers’ or other sponsors’ willingness to support the project, including with other projected costs, will be considered favourably.
Applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be judged by a panel of three comprising two members appointed by the AHA and one appointed by the Head of the ANU School of History. Judges decision will be final.