2020 Francine V McNiff PhD Scholarship in Criminology
2020 Francine V McNiff PhD Scholarship in Criminology Job No.: 597441 Location: Clayton campus Employment type: Full-time Duration: 3 year 3 month fixed-term appointment Remuneration: Stipend value of $27,872 per annum tax free stipend (indexed plus allowances), with an additional top up of $5,000 per annum (non-indexed) For scholarship procedures and conditions, please see: https://www.monash.
edu/graduate-research/future-students/scholarships/scholarship-policy-and-procedures The Opportunity As a result of the generosity and vision of the late Francine V McNiff, the Social and Political Sciences Graduate Research Program in the Faculty of Arts will annually offer the Francine V McNiff PhD Scholarship in Criminology at Monash University. The late Francine V McNiff, was a Monash alumna (LLB 1976), former staff member, barrister, and the first female Magistrate in Victoria. Francine was passionate about the study of law and had deep connections with Monash.
Scholarships will be awarded annually to up to two PhD applicants. To be eligible for this scholarship, the applicant(s) must demonstrate academic excellence and provide a sound argument demonstrating that without the award of the scholarship, economically, it would be difficult or impossible to undertake the degree. On average, two scholarships will be provided annually.
Scholarships will not be awarded in the case that no applicant meets the criteria. In this case, an extra scholarship/s may be awarded in the following year. Monash University is the largest university in Australia and regularly ranks in the top 100 universities worldwide.
Monash has six globally networked campuses and international alliances in Europe and Asia. The incumbent(s) will be based at the Clayton campus in Melbourne. The successful candidate will be supervised by researchers in Criminology within the School of Social Sciences.
The Criminology program at Monash is internationally renowned, with a strong research culture, led by a dynamic group of researchers. Monash Criminology is distinct in Australia for its consistent success in attracting national and international competitive funding for major research. We are research leaders in global fields of inquiry including gendered violence, technology-facilitated abuse and harassment, migration and border regulation, human trafficking and the exclusion and exploitation of vulnerable populations, with an emerging profile in cybercrime and community crime prevention.
In addition to the scholarship, research candidates in the Social and Political Sciences Graduate Research Program also have access to funding for research trips spanning conferences and major events relevant to their own independent research, as well as other research-related expenses. Please note: applicants who already hold a PhD will not be considered. Current Monash PhD students in the first year (12 months) of candidature (whether pre or post confirmation) will be considered if eligible.