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Sir Ninian Stephen Menzies notifies Scholarship in International Law, 2017

Last date to apply for Sir Ninian Stephen Menzies Scholarship in International Law 2017 is Aug 31

The Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Foundation offers two postgraduate scholarships in International Law. The scholarship is jointly funded by the Menzies Foundation and the Commonwealth Govt. Applicants are encouraged to consider undertaking a course of study at a prestigious university in Asia.

The awards will generally be tenable for one academic year although scholars wishing to enroll for longer courses may also apply. The scholarship is jointly funded by the Menzies Foundation and the Commonwealth Government.

 

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Purpose

The Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Foundation, a registered charity in Australia, is offering two post-graduate scholarships in law, the Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Scholarship in Law and the Sir Ninian Stephen Menzies Scholarship in International Law.

Each is tenable at a prestigious overseas University

Both scholarships are awarded in memory of the Right Honourable Sir Robert Menzies, KT AK CH QC, Prime Minister of Australia from 1939 to 1941 and from 1949 to 1966

Course Level: Scholarships are available for pursuing Postgraduate program

Study Subject: The foundation is offering two postgraduate scholarships in law, the Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Scholarship in Law and the Sir Ninian Stephen Menzies Scholarship in International Law.

Scholarship Award: The scholarships provide emoluments up to AU$75,000 per annum towards compulsory university fees and charges, a living allowance, the cost of books, equipment and travel. Emoluments are not subject to income tax in the United Kingdom; taxation arrangements in other jurisdictions may differ.

University and other expenses

(a) Tuition fees or a research grant equivalent, examination and other compulsory fees – subject to approval by the Foundation.

(b) A grant of AU$200 towards the typing and binding of a thesis, if required.

Personal living allowance

An allowance as determined by the Foundation to suit local circumstances in the country of study, up to AU$30,000 per annum. The allowance will be payable in three installments over the academic year.

Travel

(a) An economy airfare from Australia to the country of study.

(b) A similar airfare to return to Australia, provided the scholar returns within 12 months of completing the course of study specified in the letter of award.

Eligibility

The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

Candidates must be Australian citizens, have been resident in Australia for at least five of the last ten years, and be available in person for an interview at the time of selection in mid-October 2016

At the time of application, candidates must hold a law degree with an academic record in law that is equivalent to a First Class Honours Degree, normally from an Australian University

Nationality: Australian citizens are eligible to apply for these scholarships

Selection Procedure

Reports from four referees who have known the candidate for some years may be requested by the Menzies Foundation. Three referees should have an academic or employment association and the fourth should be personal

An offer of award will normally be made within 24 hours of interview. A formal acceptance is required within 48 hours of offer, failing which the offer will lapse

How to Apply

The secure online application form is available from the Menzies Foundation scholarships website at http://menziesfoundation.org.au/scholarships/law

Original or legally certified copies of documents such as academic transcripts or naturalisation certificate must be immediately available to the Menzies Foundation on request and will be required at interview

For queries, please contact the Menzies Foundation at menzies@menziesfoundation.org.au

Application Deadline: Applications for study in 2017 are now open and close on 31st August 2016