Donald Dyer Scholarship

University of South Australia

The Donald Dyer Scholarship commemorates the outstanding contribution of Donald Dyer to the founding of the Public Relations Institute of Australia (PRIA). The Scholarship is available to an outstanding public relations, corporate communication, or marketing communication scholar or practitioner, who is capable of making a significant contribution to the development of the practice of the public relations profession.


Applicants must: be Australian citizens, permanent residents, or eligible prospective international students; hold a first class honours degree (or equivalent); possess good communication skills and leadership potential demonstrated via a personal written statement and CV. Commencing higher degree research students (Doctoral or Masters by Research), studying in the field of public relations and/or communication. International students will be required to study on a full-time basis.

Further details

Applicants are expected to hold a first class honours degree (or equivalent). Applicants will require good communication skills and leadership potential, demonstrated via a personal written statement and CV.

Amount $11,666

The scholarship is valued at 35,000 for a maximum of 3 years, comprised of a $30,000 stipend plus an annual $5,000 lump sum payment to cover costs such as research related expenses, conferences, overseas study and minor expenses as detailed in the application.

Frequency Annual
Duration years
Student type Australian and New Zealand
Gender Co-Ed
For Australian students
For international students
Level of study Postgraduate
Field of studys Communications
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