Steve and Susan West Visiting Scholarship in United States History

Arts Students

This Scholarship was established in 2009 and is funded by Steve and Susan West through the University of Texas at Austin, together with the Disciplinary Area of History and the Faculty of Arts at the University of Auckland.
This scholarship will support a postgraduate student for up to two months, while they research an aspect of United States history at the University of Texas at Austin.

How to apply

You do not need to apply for this Scholarship or complete an online application form, it is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant Faculty or University of Auckland Committee.

For more information about the awarding process for this Scholarship, download a copy of the regulations.

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Applicable study: Honours, Masters or PhD candidate in History undertaking research inUS History
Closing date: No application required
Tenure: One year
For: Assistance
Number on offer: 1
Offer rate: Annually
Value: $US 5,000 stipend plus return airfare from Auckland NZ to Austin, Texas


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