Applications for the 2024 National Library Fellowships, Creative Arts Fellowships and National Folk Fellowship programs are now open. These three programs offer opportunities to academic researchers, writers and creative artists, with the Fellowships funding between 4 to 12 weeks of intensive, on-site research into the unique collections held by the National Library of Australia.

Benefits include access to Library collections and staff expertise, financial assistance, and uninterrupted research time.


  • National Library of Australia Fellowships for advanced research by scholars.
  • Creative Arts Fellowships for practising artists and writers.
  • National Folk Fellowship for established and emerging folk practitioners.
  • National Library of Australia Scholarships (formerly known as Summer Scholarships) for researchers undertaking PhD studies.
  • Asia Study Grants to support use of the Asian language collections.

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