Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral Scholarships at University of Technology Sydney in Australia, 2014
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Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral Scholarships. The Faculty of Law offers the Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral (QBLD) scholarships for commencing Doctor of Philosophy program (domestic and international students) to promote and reward quality research within the faculty. Full details: 

School(Institutions/ Country): University of Technology Sydney| Australia

Level: PhD Degree

Field(s): Law

Deadline: 25 October 2013 for autumn 2014 applications.

Funded By: University of Technology Sydney, Australia


Beneficiaries(Target Groups): Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral Scholarships are targeted for International Students

Benefits(Value/ Inclusions):

Award No: Not Specified.

Scholarship Duration: Scholarship is applicable for 3 years.

‣ Scholarship covers: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

Description

‣ The Faculty of Law offers the Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral (QBLD) scholarships for commencing Doctor of Philosophy students to promote and reward quality research within the faculty.‣ An applicant 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 in accordance with clause.

‣ An applicant must have been accepted to undertake a Doctor of Philosophy degree by the Law Faculty prior to being ranked for the Scholarship and commence the degree program in the year in which the Scholarship commences.

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral Scholarship (the Scholarship), an applicant must meet all the following requirements:


An applicant 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 in accordance with clause 1.1(b)


Where applicants do not meet the eligibility requirements set out in clause 1.1(a), the Faculty may make a determination, in consultation with the University Graduate School that the applicant has demonstrated an equivalent level of attainment. In determining an equivalent level of academic attainment, the University may consider previous study, relevant work experience, research publications, referees’ reports and other research experience.


An applicant must have been accepted to undertake a Doctor of Philosophy degree by the Law Faculty prior to being ranked for the Scholarship and commence the degree program in the year in which the Scholarship commences.


 Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral Scholarships applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student upon commencement of the Scholarship, or as a part-time student in the circumstances dealt with in clause 8.

Subject to meeting the eligibility requirements set out in clause 1.1, applications are open to citizens of all overseas countries (excluding applicants with Australian or New Zealand citizenship or Australian permanent resident status).

To be eligible an applicant must:


Be an international student; and

Meet international student visa requirements as specified by the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC), including the requirement to purchase and maintain a standard Overseas Student Health Cover policy approved by the Commonwealth
Government Department of Health and Ageing.


The terms of the Scholarship set out in this document will apply to international students to the
The extent that they are not in conflict with the student’s obligations as an international student and visa requirements. The Scholarship does not cover course tuition fees.

Applicants are ineligible for the Scholarship if they:
-Currently hold an Australian Doctorate by research degree or equivalent.


Are currently receiving another equivalent award, scholarship or salary to undertake the research higher degree providing a benefit greater than 75% of the Scholarship stipend rate.

Receipt of salary pursuant to a Faculty of Law Doctoral Teaching Fellowship shall not render an applicant ineligible for the Scholarship;


Receipt of a scholarship which funds solely course tuition fees shall not render an applicant ineligible for the Scholarship.


Hold an APA, an APA (Industry) or an Australian Government-funded Postgraduate Research Award previously, unless it was terminated within three months of the commencement of benefits.

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.

Scholarship Application Method

Applications for this scholarship are now open for autumn 2014 intake. Please complete the Expression of Interest Form and an application form will be sent to you.

Scholarship Application period:

Autumn 2014 applications are due by 25 October 2013 for autumn 2014 applications.

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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