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Postgraduate Scholarships

Our postgraduate scholarships support and encourage Trinity students and alumna to deepen their knowledge with further studies.


The AGL Shaw Postgraduate Scholarship to Oxford

Professor AGL Shaw, an alum, Fellow of Trinity College, and Dean (1922–51) was a Professor of History at Monash University. After graduating from the University of Melbourne in 1937, he continued his studies at Christ Church College, Oxford, where he graduated with first class honours. He retained a strong affection both for Christ Church and Trinity College throughout his life.

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • be an alum of Trinity College and a graduate of the University of Melbourne
  • be accepted into a postgraduate course at the University of Oxford, with preference given to students of history accepted into Christ Church College.

Value and duration
$45,000 per annum to assist with residential and living costs during a postgraduate course, renewable for up to three years.

What next?
Applications are currently closed and are due to be re-opened in 2022.

Applications must be addressed to Scholarships Registrar Campbell Bairstow.

Applications should include proof of admission to Oxford, a detailed description of the studies to be undertaken, and evidence of personal circumstances, including finances, which may demonstrate the merit and timeliness of scholarship support. 

Address for applications:
AGL Shaw Scholarship 
Trinity College
100 Royal Parade, Parkville, VIC 3052

Further enquiries:
Campbell Bairstow
Scholarships Registrar
+61 3 9348 7109