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Postgraduate research scholarships
We have a range of scholarships for students considering postgraduate research in law.

To find a scholarship that works for you, browse the full list of postgraduate scholarships for Sydney Law School students in the table below.

This page includes scholarships for both prospective and current domestic students. 

Scholarship Value Eligibility Open date Close date
Ivan Roberts Scholarship
 
$50,000
  • Bachelor of Laws or Juis Doctor recent graduate
  • Full-time postgraduate student
11 August 2020 29 November 2020
John O'Brien Memorial Research Scholarship in Criminal Law and Criminology University of Sydney  RTP stipend rate
  • PhD, MCrim by research or LLM by research student at the Sydney Law School
  • Research criminal law and/or criminology
  • Honours degree (first class or second class upper) or equivalent in a relevant discipline
Ongoing Ongoing
The George and Matilda Harris Scholarship University of Sydney RTP stipend rate
  • PhD, MCrim (Research) or LLM (Research) student
  • Willingness to conduct research in law
  • Hold an honours degree or master's degree in law
Ongoing Ongoing
The Justice Peter Hely Scholarship $20,000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Completed or about to complete a coursework law degree
  • Unconditional offer to study a postgraduate degree
5 October 2020 24 January 2021
The Reca Stone Scholarship in Legal Theory University of Sydney RTP stipend rate
  • Unconditional offer of admission to study a PhD or LLM by research
  • Conduct research in the discipline of legal theory
Ongoing Ongoing
WA Cooke, Jane Cooke and Alfred Godfrey Scholarship (Primary) University of Sydney RTP stipend rate
  • PhD, MCrim (Research) or LLM (Research) full-time student
  • Willingness to conduct research in law
  • Hold an honours or master's degree in law
Ongoing Ongoing
WA Cooke, Jane Cooke and Alfred Godfrey Scholarship (Supplementary) $10,000
  • Unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD at the Sydney Law School
  • RTP Stipend Scholarship recipient
  • Not been awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Research Scholarship
Ongoing Ongoing