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Sydney Law School

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
  • Bachelor of Laws or Juis Doctor recent graduate
  • Full-time postgraduate student at the Sydney Law School
30 June 2020 2 August 2020
John O'Brien Memorial Research Scholarship in Criminal Law and Criminology Minimum 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 Julian Small Research Scholarship in Labour Law University of Sydney RTP stipend rate
  • Unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD or LLM by research
  • Conduct research in the discipline of labour 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
October 2020 January 2021
The Reca Stone Scholarship in Legal Theory $10,000
  • Enrolled in a full-time Masters of Research or PhD in the field of legal theory
Ongoing Ongoing
The Robinson Family Scholarship for Female Indigenous Students $20,000 (for up to 4 years)
  • Female
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Enrolled in a medicine and health or law degree
7 August 2019 31 October 2019
WA Cooke, Jane Cooke and Alfred Godfrey Postgraduate Research Scholarship $10,000
  • Unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD with the Sydney Law School
  • RTP Stipend Scholarship recipient
  • Not been awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Research Scholarship (VCRS)
Ongoing Ongoing