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 provides financial support to outstanding PhD candidates.

Open to: Open to commencing, full-time domestic and international applicants seeking to be admitted to a PhD at the University of Sydney Law School.
  The successful recipient will be awarded the Scholarship automatically on the basis of receiving the highest Research Training Program (RTP) scholarship ranking in the school. No seperate application is required.
  Applicants must commence their studies in the research period for which the offer is made. No deferment is allowed.

Value:

Up to $10,000 per annum

Duration:  Tenable for the full-time duration of the degree (up to 3.5 years). Periods of research already undertaken towards the degree prior to the commencement of the award will be deducted from the maximum period of tenure.

Application Dates: 

Eligible applicants are considered automatically in conjunction with their RTP scholarship ranking assessment.

No seperate application is necessary for eligible applicants to be considered for this scholarship.

RTP Scholarships for Domestic Students

RTP Scholarships for International Students

Conditions: 

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The Julian Small Research Scholarship in Labour Law

Background:

The Julian Small Research Scholarship in Labour Law provides research grants to promote and foster study, research and development of the law relating to employment, workplace law and industrial relations in Australia.

Open to: Open to commencing, full time domestic and international applicants seeking to be admitted to a PhD or LLM by research degree, at the University of Sydney Law School, in order to undertake study in the discipline of labour law (encompassing employment law, industrial relations, workplace health and safety and workplace discrimination).
  Currently enrolled students, who have already commenced a PhD or LLM by research in the discipline of labour law are eligible to apply for this scholarship, but preference will be given to commencing students who hold an offer of admission.
  Applicants must commence their studies in the research period for which the offer is made. No deferment is allowed.
 

The Scholarship may be held in conjunction with another scholarship or award provided such a scholarship or award provides a benefit less than 75% of the scholarship. The scholarship will be terminated if this limit is exceeded.

Value:

Up to $25,000 per annum

Duration:  Scholarships are awarded for the full time duration of the degree (up to 1.5 years in the case of an LLM by Research; up to 3.5 years in the case of a PhD).
Open Date:  Applications Now Open
Close Date:  30th November

Conditions: 

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For further information on the area of research, please contact Associate Professor Shae McCrystal

Email: shae.mccrystal@sydney.edu.au


The Reca Stone Scholarship in Legal Theory

Background:

The Reca Stone Scholarship in Legal Theory was established by the generous donation of the Wolfensohn Family Foundation. Mr James Wolfensohn, President of the World Bank Group, is a graduate of the University of Sydney Law School. The bequest is intended to support postgraduate research in the field of legal theory.

Open to: Scholarship shall be available to full-time postgraduate students enrolled in a research degree in the Sydney Law School.
  One scholarship shall be offered each year subject to the availability of funds and shall be tenable for up to one year. The holder of a scholarship is entitled to apply again for the scholarship in competition with other applicants.
  Scholarship may be held in conjunction with other scholarships or awards.
Value: Up to $10,000
Duration:  Tenable for up to 1 year
Open Date:  Applications Now Open

Close Date:

30th November

Conditions: 

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The Walter Reid Scholarship

Background:

The Walter Edward Reid scholarship has been established to award a research scholarship to provide "a brilliant student in the Sydney Law School... an opportunity to do original work abroad" in one or more of the following subjects: Constitutional Law, Legal History or Law of Property or such other professional subjects as the School may determine.

Open to: Open to postgraduate students enrolled in a research degree at the University of Sydney Law School.
  The scholarship may be held in conjunction with other scholarships or awards.
  The purpose of the scholarship is to assist an exemplary postgraduate research student undertake original work abroad.
Value: Up to $7,000
Duration:  One-off 
Open Date:  1st April 2018
Close Date: 30th June 2018
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