Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral Scholarships for International Students

Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral Scholarship is offered by the Faculty of Law at the University of Technology in Sydney (UTS). The scholarship avails international law graduates the opportunity to further their study for PhD degrees. The goal is to promote and reward quality research within the faculty.

Scholarship Summary  
|Level: Postgraduate (PhD, research) |Institution(s): University of Technology Sydney
|Location:  Australia |Field(s): Law
|Target: All |Deadline(s): 30 September, 2017

Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral Scholarship enables successful applicants to undertake PhD research in a faculty which has a dynamic and vibrant research culture. Awardees get to work with nationally and internationally recognised academic supervisors.

The sponsorship of the scholarship is for the whole duration of the program – 4 years. The award value will include:

  • $40,000 per year per full-time student for 4 years
  • $1,500 per year research support fund per student
  • Paid holiday, sick, maternity, and parenting leave
  • Possibility of appointment as a Doctoral Teaching Fellow ($25,000 per year)

Separate support may be available for international students to cover tuition fees. Also, successful scholarship applicants may also be offered a Doctoral Teaching Fellowship which will provide an opportunity to gain valuable teaching experience in the Faculty of Law.

Doctoral Teaching Fellows will receive a salary of $25,000 per annum in addition to the QBLD scholarship, and be expected to teach 4 hours per week in both Autumn and Spring semesters. Fellows will be appointed for a period of 12 months with an expectation that the Fellowship will be re-offered for two further 12 month periods, up to a maximum of 3 years.

Eligible applicants are encouraged to commence applications for the Spring 2017 intake of the 2017/18 academic session.


The scholarships are open to domestic Australian and foreign international students. It is expected that scholarship holders will be full-time students, but the scholarship may be awarded to part-time students in specified circumstances.

Applicants must have completed a Masters Degree by research or a Bachelor Degree with first class honours, or be regarded by the University as having an equivalent level of attainment.

Scholarships will be awarded according to the following selection criteria:

  • academic merit of the applicant;
  • research and other relevant experience of the applicant;
  • publication record of the applicant;
  • quality of the research proposal; and,
  • relevance of the proposed research to the Faculty’s research strengths.

How to apply for the Quentin Bryce Law Doctoral Scholarships

Candidates for the Quentin Bryce Scholarship award must first complete the faculty’s mandatory pre-assessment process to determine eligibility for the PhD program. You should kindly check here for the pre-assessment information.

Note that applicants must have completed pre-assessment and a formal application to the Graduate Research School by the appropriate deadline for their QBS application to be valid.

You can also visit the scholarship announcement page for further information on this scholarship opportunity.

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