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Scholarship details

Study levels

Postgraduate

Student type

Future students

Study area

Law and justice

Eligibility criteria

Academic performance

Citizenship

International

Application dates

Applications close
24 November 2017

What you'll receive

You'll receive:

  • a scholarship that will waive 50% of the tuition fees for a full-time year of study in our Master of Laws in Intellectual Property.

Eligibility

You must:

How to apply

To apply for this scholarship, you'll need to:

  • complete the application form
  • attach any relevant documentation
  • use the checklist at the end of the application form to ensure you have included everything in your application
  • send your application by 5pm on the due date by email to law.scholarships@qut.edu.au.

What happens next?

You'll receive an email to let you know that we have received your application.

If you receive a World Intellectual Property Organisation Scholarship (WIPO), you will be ineligible for this scholarship.

Once the successful WIPO Scholarship recipients have been announced a selection panel will meet and assess all applicants who did not receive a WIPO Scholarship

Students who are successful will receive an offer by email and are required to respond within a set timeframe.

Conditions

To keep this scholarship, you must:

  • remain enrolled as a full-time student at QUT for the duration of the studies to retain the scholarship. After the first semester, you may take approved Leave of Absence for up to 12 months (in accordance with QUT Student Rules) and still retain the scholarship
  • commence study as soon as reasonably possible after the grant of the scholarship
  • maintain satisfactory progress in each unit undertaken. The progress of the scholarship holder will be reviewed at the end of each semester. For the purposes of this scholarship, ‘satisfactory progress’ is defined as a minimum pass grade in each unit attempted

If circumstances dictate that you must:

  • withdraw from an enrolled unit/s after the advertised dates for withdrawal without financial penalty, any penalty shall be met by the scholarship holder who shall be required to reimburse the Faculty for the equivalent amount.
  • withdraw from an enrolled unit/s after the advertised dates for withdrawal without academic penalty, an application for withdrawal without academic penalty (accompanied by appropriate supporting documentation) must be submitted.

As the scholarship holder:

  • if you fail a unit and are nevertheless permitted to continue to hold the scholarship, you must pay the cost of completing a unit to replace the failed unit
  • it is not a condition of the scholarship that you become an employee or render any service to the university or the Faculty of Law (as the scholarship sponsor), either during the tenure of the scholarship or upon its completion
  • your scholarship may not be transferred to another person nor transferred to support a course of study for another degree.

Where the Executive Dean considers that there are grounds for terminating the scholarship, you will:

  • be given notice in writing, including the grounds for termination and will require you to show cause why the scholarship should not be terminated
  • be given 14 days from the date of the notice to show cause. The Executive Dean will consider your response and then make a determination on whether the scholarship is to be terminated. The Executive Dean will notify you of the decision in writing. The decision of the Executive Dean is final.

The scholarship is provided principally for educational purposes.

About the scholarship

For more information, you can download a printable version of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) QUT Master of Laws in Intellectual Property course flyer (PDF file, 471.11 KB).

Contact us

Faculty of Law - Scholarships and Prizes

Phone
3138 7789
Int. phone
+61 7 3138 7789
Email
law.scholarships@qut.edu.au

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