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University of Tasmania Research Scholarship in International Environmental Law and Governance, Australia

University of Tasmania is offering a research scholarship in the area of International Environmental Law and Governance. The PhD project will draw upon the renowned strengths of the Faculty of Law and IMAS as leading international centres in the study of the environment, climate change, Antarctic and oceans law and governance. The scholarship is open to both Australian (domestic) and International candidates. This scholarship provides $25,849pa (2015 rate) living allowance for 3 years, with a possible 6 month extension. The application deadline is 30 September, 2015.

Study Subject(s): Scholarship is awarded to undertake research in one of the following areas: Climate Change Law and Governance, International Environmental Law and Governance, Antarctic Law and Governance, Ocean Law and Governance, Geoengineering Law and Governance and Climate Change Justice.
Course Level: Scholarship is available for undertaking PhD research programme at the University of Tasmania.
Scholarship Provider: University of Tasmania, Australia
Scholarship can be taken at: Australia

Eligibility: The following eligibility criteria apply to this scholarship:
-The scholarship is open to Australian (domestic) candidates and to International candidates.
-The PhD must be undertaken on a full-time basis.
-Applicants must already have been awarded an Honours degree or hold equivalent qualifications or relevant and substantial research experience in an appropriate sector.
-Applicants must be able to demonstrate strong research and analytical skills.
-High quality students with honours (or equivalent) undergraduate degrees in law, international relations and/or environmental studies are invited to apply.

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Scholarship Open for International Students: The scholarship is open to Australian (domestic) candidates and to International candidates.

Scholarship Description: The PhD project will draw upon the renowned strengths of the Faculty of Law and IMAS as leading international centres in the study of the environment, climate change, Antarctic and oceans law and governance. It will interest candidates who are planning careers in international environmental affairs, in private legal practice or working in government, United Nations agencies, inter-governmental organisations, non-governmental organisations and academia. The supervision team for this PhD research will be led by Dr Jeffrey McGee, Senior Lecturer in Climate Change/Marine/Antarctic Law at UTAS. There are various other leading researchers in climate change, oceans and Antarctic law and governance who may participate in the supervision research team including; Professor Jan McDonald (Environmental and Climate Change Law), Professor Ben Richardson (Environmental Law), Professor Marcus Haward (Oceans/Antarctic Governance), Dr Julia Jabour (Oceans/Antarctic Law) and Dr Peter Lawrence (International Environmental Law/Climate Justice).

Number of award(s): There is a scholarship available in International Environmental Law and Governance.

Duration of award(s): Scholarship is awarded for the duration of 3 years, with a possible 6 month extension.

What does it cover? This scholarship provides $25,849pa (2015 rate) living allowance for 3 years, with a possible 6 month extension.

Selection Criteria: Not Known

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: Applicants should complete the Application for Admission and Scholarship for Higher Degree Research Candidature form and indicate in Section 9 Scholarship Support that you wish to be considered for the International Environmental Law and Governance Scholarship.

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Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 30 September, 2015.

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