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Scholarship - Professor Darrell Tryon Research Scholarship
Program Terms: Winter
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Program Description:
Darrell Tryon
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The Professor Darrell Tryon Research Scholarship was established in 2013 to honour the memory and continue the academic legacy of Professor Darrell Tryon, an eminent scholar of the Australian National University who devoted a distinguished research career to the languages and peoples of the Pacific and who was a great friend of France.

The scholarship will support an ANU PhD student to undertake a short term exchange at L’Université de la Nouvelle-Calédonie.

Field of study

Graduate research in any of the fields of study belonging to the Social Sciences and Humanities, including the Arts.


The French Government will reimburse the return airfare from the home institution to the host institution for each scholar. For the duration of the program the host institution will provide the following benefits:
  • On-campus residential accommodation at no charge.*
  • A monthly stipend equivalent to 1,000 Euros.
  • Office facilities

*Off-campus residential accommodation is not covered.


The exchange program will enable one PhD scholar from ANU to spend 3 months at L’Université de la Nouvelle-Calédonie (University of New Caledonia, UNC) and one PhD scholar from UNC to spend 3 months at ANU, undertaking doctoral study towards the completion of their PhD degree.

Number on offer

One per year per institution.


Applicants must:
  • be enrolled as PhD scholars in good standing in their home institution;
  • have completed a minimum of 12 months equivalent full-time of their PhD enrolment;
  • be undertaking research in any of the fields of study belonging to the Social Sciences and Humanities, including the Arts, with preference given to PhD scholars working on topics related to the Asia-Pacific region including Australia; and
  • be able to travel to the host university at the time agreed for the duration of the program.

Selection basis

Selection will be based upon:
  • academic merit
  • research quality; and
  • the capacity of the host universities to support the research nominated by the applicants.
The first-ranked applicants from each institution will receive the scholarship offer, with the order of merit to serve as a reserve list in the event that an applicant is unable to accept an offer.

Conditions of Award [PDF 123kB]


Applications will close on 7 April 2017.

Applications will be made through the Global Programs system and will require a statement of support from the applicant's academic supervisor and a copy of their curriculum vitae.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Successful applicants will be contacted using their ANU email address and will need to update their bank details on ISIS.

Further information

For further information contact

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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
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