Applications are invited for the 2005 award of the Spitfire Memorial Defence Fellowship valued at up to $12,000 to support Australian defence-related studies or research at the University of New South Wales or other appropriate institution.

This annually awarded Fellowship has been established as a lasting and dynamic recognition of the significant contribution of the Spitfire and its Squadrons during World War II.

Applicants will be Australian citizens who are suitably qualified graduates or persons with significant relevant work experience.

Further information is available from the UNSW@ADFA Website (http://www.unsw.adfa.edu.au/units/research/index.html) or from the Office of The Rector, UNSW@ADFA, Australian Defence Force Academy by e-mail spitfire@adfa.edu.au or telephone (02) 6268 8201.

Applications close Monday 28 November 2005.