Michael Hirschfeld Award in Archaeology

About the scholarship

Application status: No application required
Applicable study: Stage III, Honours or Masters level study in Archaeology
Opening date: By nomination
Closing date: By nomination
Tenure: Prize
For: Prize
Number on offer: 1
Offer rate: Annually
Value: Up to $4,500 towards costs (see Reg 2)

The Award was established in 1999 to commemorate the life of the late Michael Avigdor Hirschfeld. A successful business man, Michael’s interest in politics led him back to the Labour Party of which he became president in 1995. Despite many other commitments, his life-long passion for archaeology endured. His interest in this field was sparked by taking part in the excavation of the Jewish fortress of Masada in Israel. It is the family’s hope that this Scholarship will enable others to experience what Michael described as one of the most exciting periods of his life.


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