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Humanities in Place Industry Engagement Scholarship

Humanities in Place Engagement Scholarships (HiPES) offer two students the opportunity to work with industry partners to undertake research that will develop their academic and professional capabilities. In 2023, the School of Humanities in the College of Arts, Law and Education (CALE) is partnering with Tasmanian businesses and services to create projects that will push students to the edge of their learning. HiPES seeks to match Humanities students with exciting projects in the Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAM) sector. With the support of a UTAS Humanities supervisor and the partner institution, each student will complete a selected research project. The academic output will depend on the nature of the project and the student’s area of academic specialisation, but typically will comprise a written Honours thesis, or a creative piece with an exegesis. Each student will also create an agreed industry output for the use of the partner organisation. Previous projects have produced blog entries and short stories; other possibilities are educational materials, a podcast, or an online exhibition. The details of these contributions will be decided between the student, supervisor, and partner organisation.



Available to students commencing Honours in an area of study in Humanities in Semester 1, 2023, in the College of Arts, Law and Education.

Applicants should visit to view eligible projects.

On-going Eligibility

To retain this award, recipients are required to achieve a minimum Pass result in all units studied each semester.




One year

Closing Date

31 January 2023


Applicants should contact in the first instance Humanities in Place Engagement Scholarships coordinator, Dr Imogen Wegman ( who will provide advice and assistance on the proposed project, details of which must be identified in the application. The reports of two referees will also need to be supplied with the final application, and shortlisted candidates will be required to attend an interview.

Referee's Report for Honours and Postgraduate applicants (PDF, 151kb)
Provide an electronic copy of this report to each of your two referees (hons and postgrad applicants only).

Application status

Closed. Successful applicant/s advised.