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Ralph Chapman Scholarship in Public Policy

Senior lecturer in the School of Government (now Politics and International Relations Program) at the University of Tasmania for more than 20 years, Dr Ralph Chapman (1927-2002) had an enduring interest in the promotion of the study of public policy through teaching and research in both academia and the public service. The School of Social Sciences has established this scholarship in order to encourage talented students to pursue postgraduate study in public policy.



Available to a student who is enrolled in the final research thesis unit of the Master of Arts, Public Policy specialisation (HPP763) in Semester 2, 2021. Selection will be based on academic merit.


Course fees (domestic rate) for the research thesis unit of the Master of Arts, Public Policy Specialisation (HPP763).


One semester

Closing Date

30 June 2021


Apply online prior to closing date. Applications cannot be submitted after closing date. As applicants will be assessed on the quality of application, all questions should be answered in full. Please ensure care is taken with spelling and grammar.

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