Full Tuition Fee PhD Scholarships in Global Corporations and International Law are offered at the University of Melbourne till 2022.
The initiative’s goal is to achieve a breakthrough in approaches to the growing threat of global companies to democracy, as well as to build a world-class research program and infrastructure on which future relationships between states and corporations can be built. It will look at the relationship between corporations, companies, states, and international laws from the early modern period to the present day, examining the role of international law in enabling global corporate power and identifying the potential for international law and institutions to limit and harness it for the benefit of the public good.
Law is the only subject available under this scholarship program.
The scholarship benefits include:
- Fees are waived for up to four years.
- Stipend of 35,000 AUD per year (full-time study rate) for up to 4 years, with limited paid sick, maternity, and parenting leave.
- Research assistance funds under the Laureate Project for project related travel Relocation allowance and Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) if applicable
- The candidate will have access to up to $7500 in research support grants during their candidature because they will be located in Law. As needed, the candidate will have the chance to conduct paid research to assist the project.
Other benefits include:
- As a member of the Laureate Team, you will get extensive mentoring and have access to all MLS/University of Melbourne research training activities.
- In the Law School, a personal workspace/
- Candidates of any nationality and from any area are eligible for the scholarship.
- Applicants must be qualified for admittance into a PhD program at the University of Melbourne, and the scholarship is contingent on acceptance. Because this Scholarship is hosted by the Melbourne Law School, the applicant must meet the Law School’s PhD program’s entry standards as well as the ARC’s additional requirements for Laureate PhD applicants.
In the first step, applicants should provide Professor Sundhya Pahuja the following items:
- Full CV (including publications, if any).
- All previous academic transcripts from undergraduate and graduate school, including full grading scales.
- Prior study (e.g., Honours thesis, Masters thesis, essays longer than 5,000 words, with titles and abstracts)
- A written sample of the applicant’s substantial assessed research paper or thesis.
- Two-page research proposal (maximum); this might be an indication of interest in a specific area of research identified in the doctorate project section, along with some beginning thoughts on a specific project.
- Professor Pahuja will contact applicants if they are shortlisted, usually with feedback on the initial study proposal. Applicants will then be asked to give the following:
- The candidate has two referee reports. Referee reports must be delivered directly from the referees to Professor Sundhya Pahuja in order to protect confidentiality.
- A more thorough research proposal (1,500 to 2,000 words)
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