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The Justice Peter Hely Scholarship



1 December 2009

Applications are now open for the 2010 Justice Peter Hely Scholarship.

The Scholarship was established by the Law School through contributions from the friends and colleagues of the late Justice Peter Hely to promote postgraduate study in the fields of commercial law and equity. The scholarship is open to final year law students, Law graduands and graduates of the University of Sydney, to enable them to undertake a postgraduate degree in the fields of commercial law and equity, either by research or coursework, at the University of Sydney or any other appropriate university.

Conditions of Award: The scholarship shall be awarded under the following conditions:

  • The value of the scholarship will be $17,000, payable as a one-off payment.
  • The scholarship shall be awarded by the Faculty of Law, on the recommendation of a selection committee constituted by the Dean.
  • The scholarship shall be awarded to enable a Law graduand/graduate to undertake a postgraduate degree in Law, either by research or coursework, at the University of Sydney or any other appropriate university.
  • Payment is conditional on acceptance into an appropriate Law degree program. The student may be required to re-pay the scholarship if they withdraw from the degree before completion.
  • The scholarship shall be open to final year students, graduands and graduates of the Faculty of Law at the University of Sydney.
  • Applicants must be Australian citizens or have permanent resident status.
  • Criteria for selection will be academic performance in the Bachelor of Laws or Master of Laws, or equivalent, and community service.

Applications are now open and will close on 10 February 2010.

Download an application form from the Law School Scholarships

Or contact Peter Finneran at the Sydney Law School P.Finneran@usyd.edu.au for an application form and conditions of award.


Contact: Peter Finneran

Phone: 02 9351 0224

Email: 314b720e5b01141b4e5725403d1c32760b331c010521