Peter John Butler Memorial Award

To assist undergraduate and postgraduate students to further their studies of Russian abroad.

About the scholarship

Application status: Apply now
Applicable study: Russian language study abroad
Opening date: 19 March and 19 September
Closing date: 30 April and 31 October
Tenure: Varies
For: Assistance with overseas study
Number on offer: Up to two
Offer rate: Biannually
Value: Up to $6,000 in total

The bequest of Irene Daphne Butler to the discipline of Russian in the School of Cultures, Languages and Linguistics in memory of her grandson, Peter John Butler, included provision for financial assistance to be made to students to further their study of Russian.

Such assistance may take the form of contributions towards students’ costs in travelling abroad for Russian language study.


How to apply

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Outcomes are determined by a selection committee and are usually notified around six weeks after the closing date.

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