The Apollo Visiting Fellowship is to enable a young scholar of Near Eastern/Western Asian or Central Asian Archaeology to come to Sydney to consult with academic experts in their field and to work on their research at the Centre for Classical and Near Eastern Studies of Australia at the University of Sydney for a concentrated period.
Terms and Conditions:
The Fellowship is to young scholars from any country outside Australia who are within three years after the award of the PhD. PhD student in the final stages of the writing of their thesis may also apply, if they can demonstrate the benefit of consulting the academic expertise available at the University of Sydney for the completion of their doctorate.
The sum of AUS $4,000 is intended to serve as a total contribution toward the costs of travela to and accommodation in Sydney for the period of the Fellowship. The Fellow may determine the length of their stay but it is hoped that they will be able to remain for a minimum of two weeks. It would be desirable if some of their stay coincided with an academic semester (roughly March-June, August - November). Office space will be made available for the Fellow in CCANESA.
Fellows will be asked to give a seminar and a lecture.
1) submit a CV and statement of the research they propose to work on while in Sydney.
2) state the period during which they would wish to hold the Fellowship.
3) indicate what sources of funding they have to cover any shortfall in their expenses.
4) In the case of PhD. students in the final stages of their writing of their thesis, evidence to demonstrate the benefit of consulting the academic expertise available at USYD for the completion of their doctorate must also be included.
All of the preceding information should be sent by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org