Postgraduate Research Scholarships

The University of Sydney Law School is a centre for excellence in legal research.

Scholarships available to postgraduate research students include:

Scholarship Name
Eligibility
Basis for award
Tenure(up to)
Value of Award (up to)
Applications open
Applications close
W.A.Cooke, Jane Cooke and Alfred Godfrey Postgraduate Research Law Scholarships
Commencing & Continuing PhD students
Merit
3.5 years
$35,000
Eligible applicants are considered automatically in conjunction with their RTP scholarship ranking assessment
Julian Small Research Scholarship in Labour Law
Commencing & Continuing students
Merit
1.5/3.5 years
$87,500(PhD)/
$37,500(LLM)
1 August 2017
30 November 2017
Reca Stone Scholarship in Legal Theory
Commencing & Continuing students
Merit and Financial Need
One year
$10,000
29 August 2017
30 November 2017
The Walter Reid Scholarship
Continuing students
Overseas Research
One year
$7000
1 April 2018
1 June 2018
The Justice Peter Hely Scholarship
(in the fields of commercial law and equity)
Law graduates, graduands or final-year students considering PG study
Merit
One year
$20,000
31 October 2017
24 February 2018
Victoria Gollan Memorial Scholarship
Indigenous scholars
Access and Merit
Once only payment
$1500
November 2017
March 2018