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PhD Top-ups with the Griffith Criminology Institute
Founded in 2015, the establishment of the Griffith Criminology Institute (GCI) reflects the culmination and solidification of the community of criminology, crime and justice scholars from across the University who collectively represent one of the largest, most vibrant and high performing criminology communities in the world.
Our vision is to produce cutting-edge knowledge that helps create safe, just, well-governed and equitable societies.
Prospective Research Higher Degree students are invited to apply for a PhD scholarship with the Griffith Criminology Institute. Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Stipend Scholarship and Griffith University Postgraduate Research Scholarship applications are currently open, closing Tuesday 3 October 2017. These Scholarship opportunities each provide a living allowance of approximately $26,682 per annum.
GCI Strategic Priorities and Top-up Funding
Up to 5 GCI funded Scholarship Top-ups will be available for outstanding students in the following areas of strategic importance:
- Future Harms – 3 top-ups available
- Cybercrime – 1 top-up available
- Developmental Criminology – 1 top-up available
Each top-up will be valued at $6,000 per annum. Applicants must meet the University’s selection criteria for entry into the PhD programme and be awarded a Scholarship to qualify for GCI Top-up funding. If you would like to discuss this opportunity further please contact the supervisory team for the relevant project. Further details regarding this funding opportunity, as well as an outline of each project is available by clicking here.
How to Apply
After reviewing the selected PhD projects in areas of strategic importance at the link above, prospective applicants should make contact with the relevant supervisory team and ensure that details of the project are included in their Scholarship application. Contact must be made with the relevant supervisory team by 5pm Monday 25 September 2017. Where multiple enquires are received for a single PhD Project Topic, the supervisory team will notify the preferred candidate by Wednesday 27 September 2017 in order to allow submission of the Scholarship application. Only one GCI Top-up will be offered per selected topic area.
To apply for a scholarship, follow the process for submitting an online application outlined on the Griffith University website; https://www.griffith.edu.au/scholarships/how-to-apply. The GCI will review the full scholarship application via the usual round assessment process and will make recommendations for Scholarships and Top-ups which align with the selected topics.
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