Mittelheuser Scholar-in-Residence

About the residency

The Mittelheuser Scholar in Residence aims to attract leading thinkers who will develop new ideas, tools, strategies or services that benefit both Queensland’s GLAM (galleries, libraries, archives and museums) sector and State Library of Queensland.   

The successful applicant will receive a bursary of $15,000, a personal work space within the Neil Roberts Research Lounge for 12 months and premium access to State Library’s extensive collections and staff expertise.   

Interested in applying and have questions? Read our FAQ, or reach out to us at or on (07) 3840 7879 or (07) 3840 7887.

The Mittelheuser Scholar-in-Residence is supported by Dr Cathryn Mittelheuser AM through the Queensland Library Foundation

Guidelines for entry

Read the guidelines for selection criteria and information on how to prepare your application.

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Apply to receive part of $80,000 for projects and new work. Applications close 5pm 15 July 2022.

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Frequently asked questions

Find answers to common queries regarding research fellowships at State Library.


Find out information about the judging processes and how applications are assessed. 

Past Mittelheuser Scholars-in-Residence

Past Mittelheuser Scholar-in-Residence award winners and their projects.