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The Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship

Applications are invited for the Bill Cowan Barr Smith Library Fellowship which has been established by the Cowan Grant to provide financial assistance towards study for postgraduate degrees by research using the collections of the Barr Smith Library. The Cowan Grant was founded in 1994 on the estate of Marnie and Bill Cowan to provide financial assistance for students and offers a range of scholarships. Bill Cowan was Librarian at The University of Adelaide 1933 to 1964.

The Fellowship is open to students currently residing temporarily or permanently in Australia and undertaking study towards a postgraduate degree by research, either commencing or in progress. Postdoctoral researchers may be eligible within three years of a doctoral award where the research using the Barr Smith Library collections is being undertaken in attachment to an Australian University.

The Barr Smith Library has very large general collections of over 2 million items and rich Special Collections for research, both printed books and manuscripts.

Before making inquiries about the Fellowship prospective applicants should familiarise themselves fully with the Fellowship website. Subsequent questions and inquries should be directed to:

Paul Wilkins
Deputy University Librarian
University of Adelaide Library
The University of Adelaide, AUSTRALIA 5005
Ph : +61 8 8303 5223
Fax : +61 8 8303 4369
e-mail: paul.wilkins@adelaide.edu.au

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