A scholarship will be offered in the calendar year of 2023 to the value of $3000. The objective will be to encourage new and original research on rugby league and its relationship to other sports. Preference will be given to a postgraduate student or a beginning researcher who has not yet established a track record in sports history research.
The closing date for a scholarship application is Friday 26 November 2022. Applicants should make use of the scholarship application form on the Tom Brock website.
A Scholar will be expected to publish an article in Sporting Traditions on the completed research project. A Scholar should also make a presentation either at an ASSH conference or at a local ASSH Chapter. In this or any other publication, using scholarship research material, the author should acknowledge the support on the TBBC for this research.
Operation of the award
The result of the scholarship will be announced on the Tom Brock website in early 2023. The successful applicant will be paid $1000 at the time of this announcement. The 2023 Scholar will be required to submit a final report on the outcomes before the end of 2023. The final payment of $2000 will be given to the Scholar after the Scholarship Committee has approved this report.