(1) A number of Australian and overseas postgraduate
scholarships are awarded annually by the Lionel Murphy Foundation Endowment. These scholarships are known as the Lionel Murphy Postgraduate Scholarship. The
number of scholarships awarded each year, and the method of payment, is recommended by the Advisory Committee.
(2) The scholarships are tenable at any
Australian or overseas tertiary institution for one year only and are currently valued
up to $A40,000 each per annum.
(3) Applicants must be Australian citizens, or permanent
residents who have been
granted permanent residency by 31 October of the year prior to this
application AND in the case of permanent residents, have lived in Australia
continuously for the previous 12 months.
(4) Applicants should
have completed, or be about to complete, an undergraduate degree in science,
law or legal studies, or other appropriate discipline from an Australian
tertiary institution, and intend to pursue a postgraduate degree in science,
law or legal studies, or other appropriate discipline.
(5) Preference is given to applicants who propose to
study any, or all, of the following: