State Library of Queensland

Queensland Memory Awards

Applications are now open for State Library of Queensland’s research fellowships and awards totalling $70,000 as part of the Queensland Memory Awards

Use State Library’s vast resources to uncover and share your stories. Researchers and creatives from all backgrounds and disciplines across Australia are encouraged to apply.   

Fellowship recipients will receive a stipend (where applicable), a personal workspace within the Neil Roberts Research Lounge for 12 months and premium access to State Library’s extensive collections and library staff expertise.  

Closes 5pm, Thursday 25 March

For more information or to start your application, visit 

The Queensland Memory Awards include: 

Fellowships and residencies

  • John Oxley Library Fellowship $20,000
  • Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame Fellowship $15,000
  • Mittelheuser Scholar in Residence $15,000
  • Monica Clare Research Fellowship $15,000
  • John Oxley Library Honorary Fellowship (no application required). No honorarium.


  • 2021 John Oxley Library Award. Recognition only
  • 2021 John Oxley Library Community History Award $5000 for groups and organisations
  • 2021 Queensland Business History Award. Recognition only 

The Queensland Memory Awards are made possible by the support of donors through the Queensland Library Foundation and Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame


Monday 1 February, 2021
Thursday 25 March, 2021
State Library of Queensland
Venue Address
Stanley Place, South Brisbane

Brisbane ,

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