Last Date To Apply: October 07, 2020

Applications are invited for the Funded Kerkyasharian and Kayikian Fund at the University of Sydney, Australia.

This Scholarship gives financial support to arts and social sciences, music, and architecture students and academic staff to research Armenian studies.

This Scholarship was launched in 2014 to provide financial help to Honours, Masters by Research, or Ph.D. students and academics researchers in the nineteenth century or earlier Armenian Studies.

‘Armenian Studies’ refers to studies of any element of the Armenian nation and Armenianindividuals, whether or not occurring in Armenia or anywhere globally, including, however, not limited to:

  • Archaeology, Architecture, Art History, Classics, and Ancient History, History, which include Military History, Language and Culture, Linguistics, Literature, Medieval Studies, Music, Peoples, Philosophy of Religion


The decision committee’s value of the Kerkyasharian and Kayikian Fund for Armenian Studies scholarship will be determined. It will be stipulated in the scholarship offer letter to the successful candidate(s). The Scholarship is tenable for six months only.

The Scholarship will be paid in a single payment after receipt of the Acceptance Form.

The Scholarship will fund charges such as:

  • Travel for research
  • Assistance for the research
  • Reproduction and/or purchase of research materials
  • Activities to exhibit research outputs

The committee will additionally consider funding for:

  • Marking relief
  • Conference expenses
  • Visits to the University with scholarly experts
  • The holding of conferences and seminars in a relevant subject


To be eligible for the Armenian Studies Scholarship, applicant must:

  • Be an honor or postgraduate researcher or an academic affiliate employed by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, or the Sydney School of Architecture, Design, and Planning.
  • Be willing to research into the nineteenth century or earlier Armenian studies.
  • Be applying for project or activity funding for charges (detailed in the terms and conditions Clauses 4.d. and 4.e.) that you expect to incur within 12 months from this Scholarship’s open date.



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