Indigenous Law (Master of Research) Scholarship

Indigenous Law (Master of Research) Scholarship Opportunity: Constitutional Reform, Indigenous Rights and the Uluru Statement.
Are you an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander scholar with a passion for Indigenous rights, constitutional reform and achieving justice and reconciliation in Australia? Do you want to be part of research that helps achieve real reform, as envisioned by the Uluru Statement from the Heart? Do you aspire to become a leading advocate and expert in this field?
Pitch your topic and apply today!

Scholarship details

Value: $56,000 approx. total

Duration: 2 Years

Application dates


Open: 17/11/2021
Close: 20/12/2021


This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants
Academic merit

Areas of study:

  • Law and paralegal studies

At Institution:

  • Macquarie University

Study level:

  • Postgraduate coursework
  • Postgraduate research

Study Load:

  • Full Time


  • NSW

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for a scholarship, applicants are expected to have a record of excellent academic performance and preferably, additional relevant research experience and/or peer-reviewed research acrtivity in line with the University’s scholarship rating guidlines. Refer to the Rating Scholarship Applicants section for more information about these guidelines.

How to Apply

Please note that due to systems upgrades, the online application form will only be available from 15 December onwards. However, we encourage candidates who are interested to apply for this scholarship get in touch with Tamika Worrell: or call (02) 9850 9973.
More information found here.​​​​​​

Further Information

With generous support from Foundation Donors, Henry and Marcia Pinskier, and in partnership with Cape York Institute, Macquarie University Law School’s new Radical Centre Reform Lab is offering an exciting scholarship opportunity for a talented and committed Indigenous candidate to undertake a Master of Research, exploring a topic broadly related to Indigenous rights, constitutional reform and the Uluru Statement.
Depending on qualifications and experience, the candidate may undertake only the second-year research thesis component of the Master of Research, or the full two-year course with the coursework in the first year (stipend of $40,000 for the second year, $16,000 for the first). Further details about the 1st-year stipend can be found here.
For information on the research project contact Dr Shireen Morris at or call 0421 859 116.