Owen Fletcher Research Fund

Summary

Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students, International students
Level of study Postgraduate, Higher Degree by Research
Study area Law
HDR funding type Grant
Scholarship value $1000
Opening date 8 August 2019
Closing date 24 August 2019

Scholarship description

Established in 1980 by a gift of $5,000 from Owen Maynard Fletcher, Solicitor, of Brisbane. The fund may be used for the purpose of expanding and promoting research studies in law, and may make financial assistance available from the fund to eligible students, provided that if in any year it is of the opinion that research studies in law will be benefited by doing so.

This is a Philanthropic, Higher Degree by Research Grant.

Eligibility

To be eligible you must be:

  • A full-time student
  • Currently enrolled in the Masters of Laws degree or PhD program, following a program of advanced study and research in law

Before you apply

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How to apply

Applicants must submit a single-spaced 2 page document justifying use of the funds requested, a budget and CV.  Preference will be given to applicants who have successfully passed confirmation.  Previous years have requested applicants submit a sample of scholarly writing. However, this is not necessary this year.

Please submit all applications to hdr.law@enquire.uq.edu.au by 24 August 2019.

Selection criteria

Selection of a scholar will be made on the recommendation of the Executive Committee.  An eligible student may apply to the Committee for financial assistance from the fund. In considering whether to recommend that assistance be given, the Committee may take into account any matter which it considers relevant to the merits of the application, bearing in mind the donor’s expressed wish that the fund should be used for the purpose of expanding and promoting full-time research studies in law.

Contact

School of Law HDR Liaison Officer

Terms and conditions

All philanthropic scholarship recipients must adhere to the conditions of UQ research and travel scholarships, including reporting and progress requirements.

Holders of these philanthropic scholarships must acknowledge them in any paper that is published as a result of the research conducted while the recipient held the scholarship.

Donors may also invite the recipient to present on the work conducted as part of the scholarship, in which case they must comply or risk losing the scholarship.