2017/18 Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral Scholarships for International Students


The Faculty of Law at the University of Technology in Sydney (UTS) offers the Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral Scholarships for commencing Doctor of Philosophy students to promote and reward quality research within the faculty.

A Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral Scholarship will enable applicants to undertake your PhD in a faculty which has a dynamic and vibrant research culture and to work with nationally and internationally recognised academic supervisors.

The scholarships are open to domestic Australian and foreign international students. It is expected that scholarship holders will be full-time students, but the scholarship may be awarded to part-time students in specified circumstances.

Applicants 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.

For further information on the eligibility criteria, please see the official website .

Selection process/criteria:
Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral 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.

The award value will include:

  • $40,000 per year per full-time student for 4 years
  • $1,500 per year research support fund per student
  • Paid holiday, sick, maternity, and parenting leave
  • Possibility of appointment as a Doctoral Teaching Fellow ($25,000 per year)

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 semesters.

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.

Application deadline is 30 September 2016

Additional information can be found here

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