The Richard Cooper Scholarship
This scholarship provides assistance to a domestic student enrolled or enrolling full-time in either the Master of Laws (LLM) program or a Research Higher Degree (RHD). The Scholarship will take the form of monetary assistance to help with living expenses for 12 months.
The Scholarship is open to Australian citizens and permanent residents. Applicants will be assessed on the following criteria:
- Academic merit
- Demonstrated financial need
- Demonstrated interest in the study of law
- Proposed budget
To be eligible, RHD applicants must be researching in one of the following areas, being areas which were of particular interest to the late Justice Richard Cooper:
- Maritime law
- Administrative law
- Trade practices
- Native title
An interview may be required during the selection process.
Students must complete an application form and declaration and submit it with a copy of their curriculum vitae by the close of business on 24 February 2017 to:
The Richard Cooper Scholarship Committee
TC Beirne School of Law
Forgan Smith Building
The University of Queensland 4072
The Committee will meet as soon as practicable after the closing date and applicants will be notified of the outcome in writing.