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May and Romeo Schiavon Rural and Regional Journalism Studies Doctoral Scholarship

School of Communication and Creative Arts

The School of Communication and Creative Arts in the Faculty of Arts and Education at Deakin University is pleased to accept applications for the May and Romeo Schiavon Rural and Regional Journalism Studies Doctoral Scholarship to commence in early 2014. The Scholarship will support the successful applicant for three years of doctoral work on an aspect of rural and regional journalism. The Scholarship would be based principally within the journalism program at the Burwood campus of Deakin University.

The Schiavon Rural and Regional Journalism Studies Doctoral Scholarship has been established with the generous support of the May and Romeo Schiavon Endowment, a trust that is administered by ANZ Trustees.

Application period/Closing date

Applications will remain open until a suitable candidate is appointed.

Value and benefits

  • A stipend of $20,000 per annum tax exempt

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for the scholarship applicants should be enrolling full-time and possess the following:

  • A first class Honours degree, research Masters degree or equivalent
  • Experience as a professional journalist in print, television, online and/or radio
  • A proposed project that investigates a significant issue or aspect of regional and rural journalism
  • Australian/NZ citizenship, or be a permanent resident or holder of a humanitarian visa

Terms and conditions

Please refer to the terms and conditions (PDF, 344.0 KB)  of award.

How to apply

Please refer to the Apply for a research degree webpage for application information.

Further information

Please contact Dr Lisa Waller via email or phone 03 5227 1342.


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