Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral Scholarships, Australia

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
The Faculty of Law at the University of Technology Sydney offers the Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral (QBLD) scholarships for commencing Doctor of Philosophy students to promote and reward quality research within the faculty.

Value and duration
Benefits offered under the scholarships include:
  • a stipend of $30,000 per annum for 3 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.

Who is eligible?
The scholarships are open to domestic and 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.
For further information on the eligibility criteria, please see clause 1 of the Conditionsof Award.

Course area(s)
Law

Selection process
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.

Other information
Doctoral Teaching Fellowship
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.
Entitlement to continue as a Doctoral Teaching Fellow will be dependent upon the Fellow:
  • continuing to hold the Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral Scholarship;
  • meeting the ongoing eligibility requirements of the scholarship's Conditions of Award (see Clause 2 of the Conditions of Award); and,
  • performing satisfactorily the duties of the Doctoral Teaching Fellowship.
How to apply
Applications for this scholarship are now open for Spring 2013 and Autumn 2014 intake. Please complete the Expression of Interest Form and an application form will be sent to you.

Application period
Opening date: 26 February 2013
Closing date: 25 October 2013

For further information contact

Claire Wiltshire
Faculty Research Officer
Faculty of Law
Ph: +61 2 9514 3753
Fax: +61 2 9514 3400
Email: law.research@uts.edu.au

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