Apply now for the Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral Scholarship . The scholarship will enable you to undertake your PhD in a faculty at University of Technology Sydney (UTS) which has a dynamic and vibrant research culture and to work with nationally and internationally recognised academic supervisors.
UTS is a dynamic and innovative university in central Sydney. One of Australia’s leading universities of technology, UTS has a distinct model of learning, strong research performance and a leading reputation for engagement with industry and the professions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Admission application deadline
Potential Quentin Bryce Scholarship applicants must first complete the faculty’s mandatory pre-assessment process to determine eligibility for the PhD program. Please see our pre-assessment information here.
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 //www.uts.edu.au/research-and-teaching/our-research/law-research/research-opportunities/quentin-bryce