UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY LAW SCHOOL RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS


W.A. Cooke, Jane Cooke and Alfred Godfrey Postgraduate Research Law Scholarship

Background:

The W.A. Cooke, Jane Cooke, and Alfred Godfrey Postgraduate Research Law Scholarship has been made available by the generosity of two benefactors of the University of Sydney Law School. The Scholarship is made possible by combining three separate bequests, all of which set the same terms and conditions.

Open to: Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD within the Sydney Law School at the University of Sydney.
  Applicants must have been awarded a Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship from the University of Sydney.
  Applicants who have been awarded the Vice Chancellors Research Scholarship are not eligible.

Value:

The Scholarship will provide an annual supplementary stipend allowance of $10,000 per annum (fixed rate).

Duration:  Up to three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. The recipient may apply for up to a 6 month extension.
To Apply:  Ongoing - To be considered for this Scholarship, applicants must apply for an RTP Scholarship.

RTP Scholarships for Domestic Students

RTP Scholarships for International Students

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The Julian Small Research Scholarship in Labour Law

Background:

The The Julian Small Scholarship was founded by a gift to Sydney Law School from the Julian Small Foundation. The Foundation was established in memory of Julian Small, a leading employment and industrial lawyer, by his partners at Minter Ellison, and for many years provided research grants to promote and foster study, research and development of the law relating to employment, workplace law and industrial relations in Australia. In 2014, the Foundation passed its funds to the University to continue this work.

Open to:

Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD or LLM by research within the Sydney law School at the University of Sydney, and be willing to undertake research in the discipline of Labour Law (encompassing employment law, industrial relations, workplace health and safety and workplace discrimination).

Currently enrolled PhD or LLM by research students are also eligible to apply, but preference will be given to commencing applicants.

Value and Duration:

The Scholarship will provide a PhD recipient with an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum RTP rate for up to 3.5 years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. No extension is possible.

The Scholarship will provide a LLM by research recipient an annual stipend allowance equivalent to the minimum RTP stipend for up to 1.5 years, subject to satisfactory academic performance. No extension is possible.

Tuition fees and the Student Services Amenities Fee (SSAF) is not covered by this Scholarship for an international recipient.
Opens:  Apply Now
Closes:  16 December 2018 at 11.59 PM

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The Reca Stone Scholarship in Legal Theory

Background:

This Scholarship was established by the generous donation of the Wolfensohn Family Foundation. Mr James Wolfensohn is a former President of the World Bank Group, and a graduate of the University of Sydney Law School.

The donation is intended to support postgraduate research in the field of legal theory. The object of the Scholarship is to assist an exemplary and needy postgraduate research student working in the field of legal theory to further their research. It is awarded annually through the Julius Stone Institute of Jurisprudence within University of Sydney Law School.
Open to:

Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a Masters by Research or PhD in the field of legal theory within the University of Sydney law School at the University of Sydney.


Prior holders of the Reca Stone Scholarship can re-apply. The Reca Stone Scholarship may be awarded to the same recipient up to a maximum of three times

Value and Duration: The Scholarship will provide an annual stipend of $10,000 per annum (fixed rate) for up to one year subject to satisfactory academic performance.
Opens: 27 August 2018
Application Form:  Apply Now
Closes:  8 January 2019 at 11.59 PM

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The Walter Reid Scholarship

Background:

In 1948, Kathleen Mary Evangeline Maxwell made a donation to the University to establish a scholarship or prize in memory of her late brother, Mr Walter Edward Reid.

Open to:

Applicants currently enrolled in a research degree within the University of Sydney Law School.

Applicants must be undertaking research in the areas of constitutional law, legal history or property law.

Applicants must be intending to undertake research overseas as part of their PhD or research masters.

Value and Duration: The Scholarship will provide a one off payment of up to $7,000 and will be paid upon award.
Opens: May 2019
Closes: Closed
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