Fellows outside on the podium of the National Library of Australia
Fellows and Scholars at the National Library, November 2023 – Dr Yao-Tai Li, Dr Alice Garner, Dr Mei-Fen Kuo, A/Prof Deane Williams, Dr Wesley Lim, Mr Sam Wallman, and Dr Gwyn McClelland.

Welcome to the National Library of Australia's Fellowship and Scholarship programs, offering opportunities for researchers, writers, artists, and PhD candidates to engage with our collections. Made possible by our generous donors, these programs aim to stimulate scholarly, literary, and artistic endeavours while fostering community engagement.


  • Access to extensive Library collections and expert staff support 

  • Financial assistance to support research activities 

  • Dedicated time for uninterrupted study and exploration