Criminology, Law, Socio-Legal Studies Summer Scholarships 2016-2017

The Law School and Centre for Crime Policy and Research are pleased to offer several competitive Summer Scholarship placements for the 2015-2016 summer vacation period.

The objective of this scheme is to provide high achieving students with an opportunity to gain research experience - working as an assistant under the supervision of an academic member of staff. It is hoped that scholarship winners will consider enrolling in, or completing Honours within their specified discipline.

Student eligibility requirements

For a Criminology/Law & Society summer scholarship, this scheme will be open to any 2nd or 3rd year student who is currently enrolled in a degree that is eligible to apply for Honours in Crim or Law & Society. Students must have completed a minimum of 18 units of CRIM or LEGL topics (combined).

For a Law summer scholarship, this scheme will be open to any 2nd or 3rd year student who is currently enrolled in the LLB/LP (Hons) or the LLB/LP who seeks admission to the LLB/LP(Hons).

Duration and remuneration for successful applicants

Successful applicants will receive a living allowance of $250.00 per week, and be expected to work full-time for a period of six weeks (or equivalent over a longer period) during the months of December 2016 and February 2017. Part-time arrangements, over an extended period of time, can be negotiated by the supervisor and successful applicant.

At the conclusion of the scholarship period, students will be asked to provide a brief report (500 words) to the Honours Convenor describing their experience and outlining any outputs/outcomes arising from participation in the scheme.

Application Process

1. Download the Application form

2. Nominate your preferred research project from Summer Scholarship Project Nomination List

3. Submit your completed application form by email to Jo Heffernan

 

Questions?

Should you have any questions please contact the Honours Coordinator Angela Melville

Applications close November 18 at 4PM.