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University of Auckland Rutherford Fellowship PhD Scholarship in the Philosophy of Law

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Eligibility Criteria

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to support a PhD student at the University of Auckland who is undertaking research in the philosophy of law, focusing on relations between state and other legal orders.

The Scholarship may be awarded only to new students applying for admission to a PhD in the Law at the University of Auckland who meet all the requirements of these regulations.

The Scholarship is tenable by full-time international students who are eligible to pay domestic fees.

The basis of selection will be academic merit and the quality and nature of the research proposal. Matters that may be considered in relation to academic merit include, but are not limited to, academic record, standing of awarding institution, academic references, CV, research and publication record. Where a completed programme with a grade point average (GPA) or grade point equivalent (GPE) is the basis for entry to the PhD, a candidate must have a GPA/GPE of 7.00 or above (6.50 for Māori or Pacific candidates) in that programme to be eligible for scholarship consideration.

Tenure: Up to 36 months

How to apply?

You do not need to apply for this scholarship or complete an online application form. It is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant faculty or University of Auckland committee.

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