Indigenous Land & Justice Research Hub PhD scholarship
$40,000 per annum (Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander candidates)
$27,082 per annum (non-Indigenous candidates)
An allowance of $500-$1500 will also be made available for those relocating from interstate.
The Indigenous Land & Justice Research Hub is a space for Indigenous researchers and allies. We aim to engage in scholarship that is driven by indigenous interests, collaborating with First Nations communities in Australia and worldwide.
The Indigenous Land & Justice Research Hub is offering a PhD scholarship based at the University of Technology, Sydney. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to develop a research project on one or more of the following areas:
• Treaty and agreement-making
• Nation-building, sovereignty and self-determination
• Land and/or water rights
• Climate change and extractivism
• Environment and heritage management
• Policy, planning, development and sustainable resource management on Aboriginal land
• Comparative indigenous history
Who is eligible?
Applicants applying for an indigenous scholarship must:
- Identify as Aboriginal Australian if they apply for an identified position. NB: Indigenous candidates may be eligible for a $50,000 top-up by applying for the Jumbunna Postgraduate Research Scholarship
All applicants must:
- Hold a First Class Honours or Masters degree
- Demonstrate a passion for indigenous rights and interests and community-led research
- Complete the requirements of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences PhD application process
Applications from students with backgrounds in anthropology, politics, sociology and/or related disciplines are particularly welcome.