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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
14 April 2021 12 August 2021
John O'Brien Memorial Research Scholarship in Criminal Law and Criminology University of Sydney  RTP stipend rate
  • PhD, MCrim (Research) or LLM (Research) student
  • Research criminal law and/or criminology
  • Hold an honours degree or master's degree in law or a relevant discipline
30 April 2021 1 November 2021
Postgraduate Research Scholarship in Law and Transnational Regulation $28,612 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • Full-time PhD student
  • Hold an honours or master's degree
  • Research on the effects of transnational financial regulation in Australia 
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
30 April 2021 1 November 2021
The Julian Small Research Scholarship in Labour Law University of Sydney RTP stipend rate
  • PhD or LLM (Research) full-time student
  • Conduct research in the discipline of labour law
  • Hold an honours degree or master's degree in law
30 April 2021 1 November 2021
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
11 October 2021 23 January 2022
Reca Stone Postgraduate Scholarship in Legal Theory (Primary) University of Sydney RTP stipend rate
  • Full-time PhD student
  • Conduct research in the discipline of legal theory
  • Hold an honours degree or master's degree in law
30 April 2021 1 November 2021
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
30 April 2021 1 November 2021
WA Cooke, Jane Cooke and Alfred Godfrey Scholarship (Supplementary) $10,000
  • PhD, MCrim (Research) or LLM (Research) full-time student
  • RTP Stipend Scholarship recipient
  • Not been awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Research Scholarship
Ongoing Ongoing
Reca Stone Postgraduate Scholarship in Legal Theory (Supplementary) $20,000 p.a. (up to 3 years)
  • PhD full-time student
  • Research in the discipline of legal theory
  • RTP Stipend Scholarship recipient
  • Not been awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Research Scholarship
Ongoing Ongoing
 
 
 

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