Australian National University is offering a three-year full-time PhD scholarship within the Centre for International Governance and Justice, located in the Regulatory Institutions Network (RegNet). Both domestic and international applicants can apply for this PhD Scholarship. The annual stipend of the scholarship is valued at the Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) equivalent, which is $25,849 for 2015. The application deadline is 23 November 2015.
Study Subject(s): Scholarship is awarded in the area of Human Rights and Social Justice.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for students wishing to commence a full-time PhD within the Centre for International Governance and Justice.
Scholarship Provider: Australian National University (ANU), Australia
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia
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Eligibility: To be eligible for the award of this scholarship a student must:
-Be enrolled, or be seeking to enrol, as a full-time student in a research higher degree program at the Australian National University; and
-Have completed an Australian university honours degree (at the level honours 2A or above), or equivalent prior studies in Australia or elsewhere (for example a bachelor’s degree plus a graduate diploma or a master’s degree) that includes some research work in the field of human rights, international law or social justice.
Scholarship Open for International Students: Scholarship is open to domestic and international students.
Scholarship Description: A three-year full-time PhD scholarship within the Centre for International Governance and Justice, located in the Regulatory Institutions Network (RegNet) at the ANU. The Centre for International Governance and Justice (CIGJ) undertakes research into theoretical and practical issues in international governance, human rights and social justice. It was established in 2005, initially funded by Hilary Charlesworth’s Australian Research Council (ARC) Federation Fellowship on ‘Building Democracy and Justice after Conflict’ (2005-2010). The Centre draws together a range of research projects in the fields of peacebuilding, international law and human rights. Apart from the Federation Fellowship project, it has encompassed ARC-funded research including ‘Peacebuilding Compared’, ‘Australia’s First Bill of Rights’, and ‘Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the ACT: Models, Methods, Impact’.
Number of award(s): There is a PhD scholarship available within the Centre for International Governance and Justice.
Duration of award(s): The scholarship will be awarded for three years initially, although a six-month extension is possible, subject to the candidate’s satisfactory progress.
What does it cover? The annual stipend of the scholarship is valued at the Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) equivalent, which is $25,849 for 2015.
Selection Criteria: Not Known
Notification: Not Known
How to Apply: To express your interest in pursuing a research degree at RegNet, email electronic copies of the following documents to the Head of Postgraduate Programs.
-Completed expression of interest form
-Curriculum vitae (CV)
-IELTS/TOEFL results (if applicable)
-Thesis proposal (5-10 pages)
After reviewing the expressions of interest, the university will invite applicants whose proposals fit the terms and scope of the scholarship to lodge a formal application to the ANU.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 23 November 2015.