Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral Scholarship

at University of Technology Sydney

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.

Value and duration

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.

Who is eligible?

The scholarships are open to domestic and international students.

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 clause 1 of the Conditions of Award.

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.

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 sessions.

Scholarship application deadline

Autumn 2018

  • International: 30 September 2017
  • Domestic: 31 October 2017

Please note that applicants must have completed pre-assessment and a formal application to the Graduate Research School by the appropriate deadline for their QBS application to be valid.

For more information please visit the UTS Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral Scholarship website.

How to Apply for this job

Potential Quentin Bryce Scholarship applicants must first complete the faculty's mandatory pre-assessment process to determine eligibility for the PhD program. For further information please visit our website or contact Law.Research@uts.edu.au

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