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Charles Herbert Currey Memorial Scholarship in Law

A Fellowship opportunity for both undergraduate and postgraduate in International Law

This scholarship supports students undertaking a ten-month Fellowship program with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands.

Highlights

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Up to $40,000 
  • Currently enrolled in final year of a Bachelor of Laws or a Juris Doctor within the University of Sydney Law School
  • Alumni must be a recent graduate from Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor of the University of Sydney Law School.
01 November 2022 15 January 2023

How to apply

Apply through the University of Sydney Law School internal application process. Eligible student and alumni will be notified by the School directly.

Benefits

This scholarship is valued up to $40,000.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be currently enrolled in or alumni of the University of Sydney Law School at the time of application
  • be in final year of a Bachelor of Laws or a Juris Doctor, or must be a recent graduate from a Bachelor of Laws or a Juris Doctor.

A recent graduate is defined as on graduating within six years of the date of application for this scholarship.

Background

This Scholarship has been funded by a bequest made in 1973 by Mrs Linda Currey in memory of her husband, Charles Herbert Currey, MA LLD to support students to undertake a ten-month Fellowship program with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship is established in 2022 to support students to undertake a ten-month Fellowship program with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands.

b. This Scholarship has been funded by a bequest made in 1973 by Mrs Linda Currey in memory of her husband, Charles Herbert Currey, MA LLD.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be currently enrolled in or be an alumni of the University of Sydney Law School at the time of application.

b. Currently enrolled applicants must be in their final year of a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or a Juris Doctor (JD), or Alumni applicants must be a recent graduate from Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or Juris Doctor (JD). A recent graduate is defined as someone graduating within six years of the date of application for this scholarship.

c. Applicants must be willing to undertake a ten-month Fellowship program with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, Netherlands.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:

I. academic merit, and

II. a personal statement that demonstrates that the applicant has studied, published and/or worked in Public International Law, and

III. Curriculum Vitae

b. The applicants will be selected on the nomination of a selection committee consisting of the Dean of the Sydney Law School, or their nominated delegate and one other staff member from the School.

c. The successful selected applicants will be nominated to undertake a ten-month Fellowship program with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) by the School.

d. The successful candidate of the Fellowship program with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) will be awarded the Scholarship by the Dean of the Sydney law School, or their nominated delegate(s).

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued up to $40,000.

b. The Scholarship value will be paid as a one-off payment on confirmation of acceptance of the Fellowship.

c. Deferral or suspension of the Scholarship is not permitted.

d. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

e. No other amount is payable.

f. The scholarship will be offered subject to the successful candidate selected by the Fellowship program with the International Court of Justice (ICJ).

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. None Apply

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

i. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,

ii. commences part-time study without prior approval,

iii. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,

iv. is determined by the University to be guilty of serious misconduct, including, but not limited to, having provided false or misleading information as part of their Scholarship application,

v. does not resume study at the end of a period of approved leave,

vi. if the student ceases to meet the eligibility requirements specified for this Scholarship, or

vii. any other provision as indicated in these terms that would lead to termination.

b. Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated unless due to University error.

c. Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or the Scholarship is terminated under any instance in the Termination Clause of these terms and conditions, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.

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