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Sydney Law School Postgraduate Research Scholarships

Inspiring PhDs at Sydney Law School

With over $1.5 million in scholarships available, Sydney Law School is aiming to attract the best and brightest minds to undertake innovative research in a world class environment.
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Scholarship benefits

Each successful scholarship recipient will receive:

  • Up to $50k a year for up to 3.5 years (3 years plus possible 6 month extension)
  • No tuition fees
  • A $2000 book voucher

Scholarship recipients will be supported in their research by a world-class faculty and staff, renowned for their expertise and dedication.

For further information on benefits, please refer to the Scholarships application pages.

Eligible PhD applicants will be automatically considered for a scholarship.



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University globally (QS World University Rankings 2024)


1.5 Mil

In HDR Scholarships with the Sydney Law School



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