About the scholarship
This PHD scholarship is provided by the School of Government and International Relations. It is intended to fund a doctorate on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation and leadership in politics, whether via parties, movements or other political organisations. The successful applicant will be supervised by Professor Ciaran O'Faircheallaigh and Dr Duncan McDonnell.
The scholarship is open to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Australians.
Duration and Value
The scholarship lasts for 3 years with possibility of a 6 month extension under extenuating circumstances. The scholarship is valued at $26,682 per annum, indexed and paid fortnightly.
Up to $1464 in relocation expenses can be covered.
This scholarship is open to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Australians.
Applicants must have completed, or expect to complete prior to commencing the doctorate, a bachelors degree with honours equivalent to first class or second class (IIA or IIB honours) and be intending to enrol full-time in an approved doctoral program.
How to Apply
Interested applicants should first contact Dr Duncan McDonnell. Applicants who meet eligibility criteria will need to undertake a selection interview before being considered for the scholarship.
Applicants will then need to visit the Griffith University website and follow the process for applying for entry to the Griffith Higher Degree Research program, which includes a section for scholarship applications. When applying for entry, interested applicants should specify the “Griffith University Indigenous Politics PHD Scholarship” under ‘Other’ as the scholarship they wish to be considered for as part of their application.
Applications are open until 15 July 2017.