Full Tuition Fee Global Corporations and International Law PhD Scholarships 2022

Expires in 49 Days
  • Full tuition fee
  • University of Melbourne
  • PhD
  • Law
  • International Students, Domestic Students
  • Australia
  • 09/30/2022
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Scholarship Description:

The Program aims to generate a breakthrough in approaches to the growing challenge to democracy posed by global corporations and to create the world-leading research program and infrastructure on which a better relationship between states and global corporations can be based in the future.  It will investigate the relationship between corporations, companies, states and international laws from the early modern period to the present day, to examine the role of international law in enabling global corporate power, and to identify the potential for international law and institutions to limit it and harness it to public benefit.

Degree Level:

Full Tuition Fee Global Corporations and International Law PhD Scholarships 2022 is available to undertake PhD level programs at University of Melbourne.

Available Subjects:

Following subject are available to study under this scholarship program.

  • Law

Scholarship Benefits:

The scholarship benefits include:
  • Full fee remission for up to 4 years
  • Stipend of 35,000 AUD per annum pro rata (full-time study rate) for up to 4 years, and includes limited paid sick, maternity and parenting leave
  • Relocation allowance and Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) where relevant
  • Research support funds through the Laureate Project for project related travel

As the candidate will be based in Law, they will also have access to up to $7500 in research support funds over their candidature. The candidate will also have the opportunity to carry out paid research to support the project, as relevant.

Other benefits include:
  • Extensive mentoring as part of the Laureate Team
  • Access to all MLS/University of Melbourne research training initiatives
  • A personal workspace in the Law School

Eligible Nationalities:

All Nationalities

Eligibility Criteria:

The scholarship is open to candidates of any nationality, and from any location.

Applicants must be eligible for acceptance by the University of Melbourne into a PhD program and the scholarship is conditional upon acceptance into the PhD program. As this Scholarship is hosted by the Melbourne Law School, the applicant will need to meet the entry requirements of the Law School PhD program, and the ARC’s additional requirements for Laureate PhD candidates.

Application Procedure:

Stage 1

In the first instance, applicants should submit the following items to Professor Sundhya Pahuja:

  • Full CV (including publications, if any).
  • All prior undergraduate and graduate academic transcripts, including full grading scales.
  • Information on prior research completed (e.g., Honours thesis, Masters' thesis, essays longer than about 5,000 words, with titles and abstracts).
  • A writing sample of a substantial assessed research paper or thesis by the applicant.
  • Research proposal of two pages (maximum); this may be at the general ideas stage, or an expression of interest in an identified area of research set out in the doctoral project section, with some initial thoughts on a particular project.
Stage 2

If shortlisted, Professor Pahuja will contact applicants, usually with feedback on the initial research proposal, who will then be asked also to provide the following:

  • Two referee reports about the candidate. To maintain confidentiality, the referee reports are to be sent directly from the referees to Professor Sundhya Pahuja.
  • A more substantial research proposal (1,500 to 2,000 words)
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