The George and Matilda Harris Scholarship at the University of Sydney Law School, in Australia, encourages postgraduate research scholarship in law.
It provides a stipend allowance for students enrolled in one of three postgraduate research programmes at the law school: Master of Criminology (Research), Master of Laws (Research), or Ph.D.
The scholarship was established by a gift from Mrs Matilda Harris in memory of her late husband, George Harris. It is available to support domestic or international students seeking higher degrees by research in law.
Deadline: 31 October 2022
– The scholarship will provide a stipend allowance equivalent to the Research Training Program (RTP) stipend rate at University of Sydney, subject to satisfactory academic performance.
– Academic tuition fees and the student services amenities fee are not covered by this scholarship for an international recipient.
– have an unconditional offer of admission or be enrolled to study a Ph.D., a Master of Criminology (Research), or a Master of Laws (Research) degree in the University of Sydney Law School.
– not have more than 12 months of enrolment if currently enrolled full-time or part-time.
– be willing to conduct research in the disciplines of law.
– hold at least one of the following degrees in law:
– an honors degree (first class or second class upper) or equivalent
– a master’s by research
– a master’s by coursework with a high distinction or distinction level including a research component equivalent to 25% of one year’s full-time enrolment
– a degree in law together with research and/or professional experience deemed to be equivalent to first class honors.
How to Apply:
Students applying for admission to the University of Sydney Law School will automatically be considered for this scholarship. A separate application is not required.
Currently enrolled law students please submit an expression of interest here to be considered for the scholarship.