An annual award of up to $10,000 is offered to assist scholars in carrying out research based on the collections of the Alexander Turnbull Library. Researchers interested in the Turnbull's outstanding collection of work by and about John Milton should make particular note that 2008 will be the 400-year anniversary of his birth, and the focus of particular interest.
Applications for 2008 are due by 20 September 2007.
Further information and application forms are available from The Secretary, FoTL, PO Box 12 186, Wellington, NZ, and from the website: www.turnbullfriends.org.nz
You can read more about Alexander Turnbull in the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. And who was Rona?