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  The Julian Small Research Scholarship in Labour Law

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  Dr Law Postgraduate  Applications accepted all year round  Funded PhD Project (Students Worldwide)

About the Project

Who's eligible

You must:

  • have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a PhD or LLM by research within the University of Sydney Law School
  • be willing to undertake research in the discipline of labour law (encompassing employment law, industrial relations, workplace health and safety, and workplace discrimination).
  • hold at least one of the following degrees in Law:
  • a Bachelor’s degree with first class honours; or
  • a Master’s degree by Research; or
  • a Master’s degree by coursework at 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 honours.

Note: Preference will be given to commencing candidates, though the Scholarship may also be awarded to currently enrolled full-time PhD, or LLM by Research students demonstrating progress towards timely thesis completion and exceptional research achievements.


The Julian Small Scholarship was founded by a gift to the University of Sydney Law School from the Julian Small Foundation. This scholarship is intended to support higher degree by research students in the Sydney Law School who are researching in labour law.

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Funding Notes

Up to $50,000 AUD per annum (up to 3.5 years) in stipend and tuition fees covered.