The aim of the initiative is to achieve a significant discovery of approaches to the growing threat of global corporations to democracy, as well as to build a world-class research program and infrastructure on which future state-corporate relations can be built. It will examine the relationship between companies, corporations, states and international law from the early modern period to the present day, examining the role of international law in activating global corporate power and identifying the potential of international law and institutions to limit and exploit of public interest.
Law is the only subject available under this scholarship program.
The benefits of the scholarship include:
- The fees are waived for up to four years.
- Scholarship AUD 35,000 per year (percentage of full-time study) for up to 4 years, with limited paid sick leave, maternity leave and parental leave.
- Laureate Project research assistance funds for travel-related relocation allowance and overseas student health coverage (OSHC) if available
- Applicants will have access to research support grants of up to $ 7,500 during their application because they will be in Law. As required, the candidate will have the opportunity to conduct paid research to assist the project.
Other benefits include:
- As a member of the Laureate Group, you will receive extensive guidance and access to all MLS / University of Melbourne research training activities.
- In Law School, a personal workplace /
- Applicants of any nationality and from any region are eligible for the scholarship.
- Applicants must be eligible for admission to a doctoral program at the University of Melbourne and the scholarship is subject to acceptance. Because this scholarship is hosted by the Melbourne Law School, the candidate must meet the entry standards of the Law School doctoral program as well as the additional ARC requirements for doctoral candidates.
In the first step, applicants should provide Professor Sundhya Pahuja with the following information:
- Full resume (including publications, if any).
- All previous academic copies from undergraduate and graduate school, including full grading.
- Previous study (eg Honors dissertation, postgraduate thesis, essays over 5,000 words, with titles and abstracts)
- A written sample of the applicant’s substantive evaluation of a research paper or dissertation.
- Two-page research proposal (maximum). this may be an indication of interest in a particular area of research identified in the dissertation section, along with some initial thoughts on a particular project.
- Professor Pahuja will contact applicants if selected, usually with comments on the original study proposal. Candidates will then be asked to submit the following:
- The candidate has two referee reports. Referee reports must be submitted directly by 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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