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Scholarships & Bursaries

Tim Hawkins Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is provided in memory of Tim Hawkins, a commerce/law graduate of the University who was tragically killed in the Bali bombing in 2002. The scholarship will allow the recipient to take up a position of Research Assistant in the Prosecutor’s Office for six months at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.



Available to a University of Tasmania law graduate, or current law undergraduate, who has completed an international law unit. The recipient must be available to take up the position in The Hague for a period of six to nine months.


Up to $19,000 (includes cost of a return economy airfare from nearest capital city to The Hague)


Six to nine months

Closing Date

Scholarship to be reviewed for 2023.


Apply online. Applicants must provide a concise statement outlining suitability for this scholarship as shown by interest in international humanitarian law or terrorism studies; capacity and commitment to work with people at the highest level in the international law arena; and how the opportunity of this scholarship will support present career goals. Applicants must also provide a current CV and a recent piece of own written work (academic or professional) that demonstrates both the applicant's knowledge of international humanitarian law and skills in written expression. This supporting documentation should be emailed to by the closing date.

Apply online…
To commence an online application, click here.

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