Apply for a Fellowship following these key dates and instructions

Key dates

Monday 4 September 2023

Applications open

Monday 16 October 2023

Applications close

Monday 13 November 2023

Outcomes advised to applicants

Step-by-step instructions

  1. Explore the Fellowships

    Read this Fellowships website in detail, including the:

    • Overview, including terms of the Fellowships and expectations of Fellows
    • Eligibility criteria and selection criteria 

    Discuss the potential of your application:

    • Discuss the potential of your application for a Fellowship with your supervisor, Head/Director, as well as with mentors and trusted colleagues
  2. Prepare your application

    Commence your online application form:

    MDHS Momentum Fellowships Application Form

    Draft your written application, responding to the eligibility and selection criteria on this website:

    • Include a summary paragraph describing the reasons why you are seeking a Fellowship (maximum 200 words)
    • Include an overview of your personal circumstances and describe how these have impacted your academic career to date (800 words)
    • Include an overview of how this fellowship will assist you with developing and maintaining your career trajectory (maximum 500 words)
    • Include a a brief statement demonstrating your alignment with Faculty values (300 words)

    Commission and attach one letter of support:

    • Include one letter of support from a senior academic colleague who can speak about your capacity for success in academia (maximum 1 A4 page)

    Note: It would be helpful for the assessment panel if this includes relevant information regarding the impact of your personal circumstances on your career trajectory and/or research outputs. If the letter of support is not from your Head of Department, Centre Head or Head of School, we will contact them to seek endorsement and support of your application for a Momentum Fellowship. Please ensure they are aware of your application.

    Prepare and attach a curriculum vitae:

    • Include an abbreviated, up-to-date copy of your curriculum vitae (maximum 5 pages)

    Attach optional supporting material:

    • Maximum 5 A4 pages
    • Clarify the reason for including supporting material in your written application
  3. Submit your application

    Complete and submit your application online:

    • Submit your completed application online by 5.00pm on Monday 10 October 2022
    • Note the online application form strictly enforces word limits, and page limits should be adhered to—additional pages will not be considered by the selection panel
    • Note all applications are confidential