PhD Scholarship programme@ Melbourne Law School (MLS), Australia

INTRODUCTION

Melbourne Law School (MLS), Australia invites applications to scholarship programme to PhD.
Scholarship award:
  • This scholarship provides full fee offset and an annual stipend of $30,600 (2019 full-time study rate, indexed annually). The maximum duration of the stipend is 3.5 years full-time equivalent and the maximum duration of the fee offset is 4 years full-time equivalent. A relocation allowance of AUD $2,000 will be granted for candidates who need to move from outside Victoria or AUD $3,000 for candidates who need to move from outside Australia to study at the University of Melbourne. Limited paid sick, maternity and parenting leave is available. Scholarship benefits can be found here.
  • The successful candidate will also be eligible to apply for up to AUD $4,000 project funding over the course of their candidature for approved travel, fieldwork and conference attendance.
  • COURSE AND ELIGIBILITY

    Eligibilities:
  • Applicants must meet the general eligibility requirements including English language requirements for undertaking a PhD at MLS
  • Applicants must have completed at least a four-year Australian Bachelor degree or overseas equivalent and achieved an overall average of greater than 75% in the final year of the degree
  • Applicants must have completed a research project/component that accounts for at least 25% of their years work at 4th year undergraduate or masters level
  • Applicants must demonstrate current knowledge of the discipline in which they plan to undertake their research higher degree through relevant work and/or research experience (where applicable)
  • Contact two academic referees. If you have prior professional and/or research experience, please provide employer referee/s for each position held. Your referees will be required to provide information about your academic ability and judgement of your research potential
  • be available to undertake research full-time in Melbourne
  • Applicants must have not completed a PhD previously
  • Applicants must be able to commence their PhD in February 2019
  • CAREER PROSPECTS

    How to apply: Applicants may send their applications to lawresearch@unimelb.edu.au.
    Last date: 2nd November, 2018
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