The Eusebius Essay Prize, of £500, is offered annually for the best essay submitted on a subject connected with any aspect of early Christian history, broadly understood as including the first seven centuries AD/CE. Scholars in any relevant discipline (theology, classics, late antique studies, Middle Eastern Studies etc.), whether established in their field or graduate students, are encouraged to enter the competition. Submissions from younger scholars are particularly welcomed.
The Australian Catholic University (ACU) is offering scholarships for Australian or International PhD students to contribute to its ‘Modes of Knowing’ research project (see “Current Projects” at http://irci.acu.edu.au/research/biblical-early-christian-studies/). Scholarships cover all fees, and provide a living allowance equivalent to $31,300AUD pa (2016 rate). Students would be based at ACU Melbourne, and would have the opportunity to spend time at Durham University or KU Leuven.
The DFG-Graduiertenkolleg "Metropolität in der Vormoderne" invites applications for ten PhD fellowships or positions in Early Christianity, Patristics, Church History, Liturgical Studies and other fields. The deadline for applications is 31 January 2017. The fellowships are to begin 1 April 2017. For more information, go to: www.metropolitaet.ur.de.