Saraswati, the Goddess of Knowledge. Australian National University.
The Freilich Project has in recent years offered up to three grants of $5000 each to emerging scholars as part of its Early Career Research Small Grants Scheme.
Details of successful applicants in the 2018 round can be found here.
Applications for the 2019 round will be accepted from October with a late November final deadline.
To assist research into the causes, the histories and the effects of ethnic, cultural, religious and sexual bigotry and animosity.
To explore how such intolerance can be combatted, and co-existence promoted.
Five thousand dollars maximum. (Applications for smaller grants are welcome)
Applications are open to all Early Career Researchers (as defined by the Australian Research Council) and PhD Scholars working in Australian tertiary institutions, public sector employees, community sector employees and people undertaking private research.
The topic of the research must fit within the rationale listed above.
Grants are open to researchers from all disciplines.
Applications can be made to assist research in a number of ways, including, but not limited to, the following:
Travel (archive work, field work)
Child care costs
In determining the grant the committee will consider:
The importance of the research to current events and manifestations of bigotry
The importance of the research in furthering our understanding and elimination of bigotry
The quality and feasibility of the research to be undertaken
The likelihood of the research being accepted for publication
Other sources of funding or services available to the applicant for the project cited
The Freilich Project must be acknowledged in all research outputs, including publications and presentations (seminars and conferences).
Information concerning all publications must be communicated to the Project.
Information concerning the successful recipient and the funded research may be published on the Freilich Project’s website and within other communications such as annual reports.
The recipient must submit a financial acquittal and a report which includes actual and projected outcomes within twelve months of receiving the grant.