Queensland Memory Awards

These awards recognise the valuable contribution of individuals and organisations across Queensland in the investigation, preservation and celebration of Queensland’s memory - past and present.

Applications for State Library of Queensland Fellowships and Queensland Memory Awards for 2017 are now closed.

Applications for 2018 will open late January 2018

For more information about individual fellowships, please select from one of the following.


The John Oxley Library Fellowship, supported by the Queensland Library Foundation, offers researchers and historians the opportunity to discover Queensland’s rich history utilising the resources of the John Oxley Library and State Library of Queensland.

The Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame Fellowship is an initiative of the Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame, a partnership between State Library of Queensland, the Queensland Library Foundation and QUT Business School.  This specialist fellowship supports researchers exploring Queensland’s business history.

The Mittelheuser Scholar-in-Residence (MSiR), supported by Dr Cathryn Mittelheuser AM through the Queensland Library Foundation, is awarded annually. The aim of the MSiR is to attract leading thinkers who will stimulate intellectual debate and give rise to innovative new services and strategies both within SLQ and more broadly throughout the GLAM (galleries, libraries, archives and museums) sector.

The Q ANZAC 100: Memories for a new generation project offers four (4) Fellowships each year until 2018. Q ANZAC 100 Fellowships are awarded to research projects that deepen and broaden our understanding Queensland’s experience during the First World War.


Both the John Oxley Library Award and the John Oxley Community History Award are given annually to individuals and local community organisations for distinction and innovation in the documenting and sharing of Queensland’s history.

John Oxley Library Award

The John Oxley Library Award, which promotes the value of historical knowledge to Queenslanders’ continuing understanding of themselves and each...

John Oxley Library Fellowship

Information about the John Oxley Library Fellowship, awarded annually by the State Library of Queensland....

JOL Community History Award

The John Oxley Library Community History Award recognises excellence and innovation in the recording of Queensland history by individuals and...

Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame Fellowship

The Queensland Business Leaders Hall of Fame Fellowship is awarded annually by the State Library of Queensland as part of...

Q ANZAC 100 Fellowships

The call for applications for the 2016 Q ANZAC 100 Fellowship program is now closed....

Letty Katts Award

The Letty Katts Award supports the research and documenting of Queensland’s music history....

Mittelheuser Scholar in Residence

The Mittelheuser Scholar-in-Residence program aims to attract leading thinkers to stimulate intellectual debate and give rise to innovative new services...

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