A Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral Scholarship at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) will enable students undertake their PhD in a faculty which has a dynamic and vibrant research culture and to work with nationally and internationally recognised academic supervisors.
- Spring 2017: 31st March 2017
- Autumn 2018: 30th September 2017
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: lnternational
To be taken at (country): Australia
Eligible Field of Study: Law
About the Award: UTS:Law has an expanding research degree program. The Faculty is committed to building an active and supportive research student community, which is also integrated into the Faculty research community.
Researchers in UTS:Law are working in fields which have the potential for real-world impact and change. The research is innovative and uses interdisciplinary, socio-legal, theoretical, and doctrinal approaches to address research questions. Regulation of biomedical technologies, refugee law, family and relationship law, new media and communications regulation, law and culture, and legal history are just some examples of the richness of the research being undertaken at UTS:Law.
Type: PhD Scholarship with the possibility of being granted a Teaching Fellowship upon candidate’s satisfactory performance.
Eligibility: Candidates must have completed a Masters Degree by research or a Bachelor Degree with first class honours, or be regarded by the University as having an equivalent level of attainment.
Selection Criteria: Scholarships will be awarded according to the following selection criteria:
- academic merit of the applicant;
- research and other relevant experience of the applicant;
- publication record of the applicant;
- quality of the research proposal; and,
- relevance of the proposed research to the Faculty’s research strengths.
Number of Awardees: Not specified
Value of Scholarship: Benefits offered under the scholarships include:
- a stipend of $40,000 per annum for 4 years
- a research support fund of $1,500 per annum
- paid holiday, sick, maternity, and parenting leave
Separate support may be available for international students to cover tuition fees.
Successful scholarship applicants may also be offered a Doctoral Teaching Fellowship which will provide an opportunity to gain valuable teaching experience in the Faculty of Law.
Doctoral Teaching Fellows will receive a salary of $25,000 per annum in addition to the QBLD scholarship, and be expected to teach 4 hours per week in both Autumn and Spring sessions.
Duration of Scholarship: Fellows will be appointed for a period of 12 months with an expectation that the Fellowship will be re-offered for two further 12 month periods, up to a maximum of 3 years.
How to Apply: Visit Scholarship Webpage to apply
Award Provider: University of Technology, Sydney