SYDNEY LAW SCHOOL COURSEWORK SCHOLARSHIPS


C.A Coghlan and A.N. Littlejohn Scholarship for the Juris Doctor

Background:

The C.A Coghlan and A.N Littlejohn Scholarship encourages the study of law and is awarded at the commencement of the Juris Doctor.

Open to: Open to domestic and international applicants commencing the Juris Doctor (JD) at the Sydney Law School.
  Students who have commenced their JD studies, or students transferring from other programs, are not eligible to apply.
  The scholarship must be taken up by enrolment in the first year of the JD in the year for which the offer is made. No deferment of enrolment or scholarship is allowed.
  The recipient will be required to enrol full time (24 credit points per semester) through the tenure of their scholarship.
  The scholarship may not be held concurrently with other University scholarship funds.
Value: Up to $6,000 per annum.
Duration:  Tenable for up to 3 years
Open Date:  Applications for 2018 are now closed. Opening again September 2018 for 2019 entry.
Close Date: End November, 2018
Conditions:  Read More

Eric Cunstance Shaw Scholarship

Background:

The Eric Cunstance Shaw Scholarship is established in the memory of Mr. Eric Cunstance Shaw (BA., LLB.) from the estate of Mr. Constantine Bloukos. It is available to full time domestic students from rural Australia completing a Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor.

More Information: Information on this scholarship is found on the Undergraduate Scholarships page for the University of Sydney Law School.
  Eric Cunstance Shaw Scholarship

Sydney Law School Exchange Scholarships

Background:

The University of Sydney Law School offers a limited number of exchange scholarships for students undertaking school-specific exchanges. These scholarships are valued at A$2000 each and are awarded on the basis of equity. It is intended that these scholarships will enable students to undertake an exchange who would not otherwise be in a position to do so, or to assist students who would experience serious financial hardship as a result of the exchange.

More Information: Information on this scholarship is found on the Exchange Scholarships page for the University of Sydney Law School.
  Sydney Law School Exchange Scholarships

John O'Brien Memorial Coursework Scholarships in Criminal Law and Criminology

Background:

Established in 2008 by a bequest to establish a memorial fund in perpetuity named the John O’Brien Memorial Fund. The purpose of the bequest is to assist students studying criminal law and criminology at the University of Sydney Law School.

Open to: Open to commencing domestic and international students entering their first semester of study in the Master of Criminology by coursework degree.
  The scholarship must be taken up in the semester for which it is offered. No deferment of enrolment or scholarship is allowed.
  Students who have already commenced their postgraduate studies, or students transferring from other postgraduate programs, are not eligible to apply.
  The scholarship may not be held concurrently with other University scholarship funds.
Value: Total $6,000
Duration:  Up to 2 years

Open Date: 

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Close Date: 

Round One: 31st January

Round Two: 30th June 

Conditions:  Read more 

The Justice Peter Hely Scholarship

Background:

This scholarship was established to promote postgraduate study in the fields of commercial law and equity, at the University of Sydney or equivalent institution.

Open to: Students in their final year, graduands and graduates of the Sydney Law School at the University of Sydney.
  Applicants must have an unconditional offer of admission for full-time studies in a postgraduate coursework degree or research degree within the Sydney Law School at the University of Sydney or equivalent institution.
  Students must be Australian citizens or be permanent residents.
Value: $20,000
Duration:  Tenable for 1 year
Open Date:  Apply Now
Close Date: Sunday 25th February
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Longworth Scholarship for the Juris Doctor

Background:

Established in 1998 by the generous bequest of the late Barbara Irene Longworth, to assist an exemplary law student to further his or her career in law.

Open to: Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of Australia.
  Open to all domestic applicants commencing the Juris Doctor (JD) at the Sydney Law School, who demonstrate both financial disadvantage and academic merit.
  Students who have already commenced their JD studies, or students transferring from other programs are not eligible to apply.
  Scholarship must be taken up by enrolment in the first year of the nominated degree program in the year for which the offer is made.
Value: $12,000
Duration:  Tenable for 1 year.
Key Dates: For key Equity Scholarships dates, including cutoffs, visit http://www.uac.edu.au/equity/dates.shtml.
How to Apply:  Apply via UAC Equity Scholarships.
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Peter Cameron Sydney Oxford Scholarship

Background:

The University of Sydney Law School and the Cameron family established this scholarship to promote further study in law after the completion of a Bachelor of Laws or a Juris Doctor.

Open to: The scholarship is open to final-year law students, law graduands and graduates of the Sydney Law School who are not more than three years' standing at the close of applications.
  The Scholarship will become tenable once the applicant has obtained entry to Oxford University and to an appropriate College to read for the Bachelor of Civil Laws degree.
  Applicants must be Australian citizens or have permanent resident status.
Value: $35,000
Duration:  Tenable for 1 year.
Open Date:  3rd July
Close Date: 2nd October
Conditions:  Terms and Conditions
Application Form Link: Apply Now

Pitt Cobbett Scholarships


Background:

These scholarships were established by a bequest from Professor Pitt Cobbett, the Law School’s first Dean and holder of the inaugural Challis Chair of Law at the University of Sydney. The purpose of the gift was to create a scholarship scheme with awards to be made to students who are able to demonstrate that they are in need of assistance. 

Open to: All domestic and international students enrolled full time in either Combined Law or the Juris Doctor Program here at the University of Sydney.
  Applicants seeking up to $1,000 in order to part-fund or fully fund a special project or extra-curricular activity related to their studies.
  Candidates may apply for funding in advance or after the event within 6 months of the activity.
Value: $500 - $1,000 
Duration:  Ad-hoc 
Open Date:  Apply Now

Close Date: 

Round One: 1st May

Round Two: 31st July

Round Three: 6th November

Conditions:  Read more 

Ross Waite Parsons Postgraduate Coursework Law Scholarship

Background:

The Ross Waite Parsons postgraduate coursework law scholarship has been established to promote academic excellence in legal education through the Masters programs offered by the Sydney Law School.

Open to: Open to commencing domestic and international students entering their first semester of study in one of the eligible Master's degrees involving eight units of study.
  The scholarship must be taken up in the semester for which it is offered. No deferment of enrolment or scholarship is allowed.
  Students who have already commenced their postgraduate studies, or students transferring from other postgraduate programs, are not eligible to apply.
  The scholarship may not be held concurrently with other University scholarship funds.
Value: Total $10,000
Duration:  Up to 2 years

Open Date:

Apply Now

Close Date:

Round One: 31st January 2018

Round Two: 30th June 2018

Conditions:

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Wigram Allen Scholarship for Juris Doctor Award

Background:

The Wigram Allen Scholarship encourages the study of law.

Open to: Open to Australian Citizen, New Zealand Citizen, or Australian Permanent resident applicants commencing the Juris Doctor (JD) at the University of Sydney Law School.
  Students who have commenced their JD studies, or students transferring from other programs, are not eligible.
  The scholarship must be taken up by enrolment in the first year of the JD in the year for which the offer is made. No deferment of enrolment or scholarship is allowed.
  The scholarship is offered for, and is tenable in, the Juris Doctor only and is not transferable to another degree program.
  The scholarship may not be held concurrently with other University scholarship funds.
  JD applicants will also be considered for both the C.A Coghlan and A.N. Littlejohn Scholarship.
Value: $6,000
Duration:  Tenable for 3 years.
Open Date:  Applications for 2018 are now closed. Opening again September 2018 for 2019 entry.
Close Date: End November 2018
Conditions:  Read More

Zoe Hall Memorial Scholarship

Background:

Established to award students for their contribution to community service and social justice. Open to students at the Sydney Law School in the penultimate or final year of the Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor at the time of application.

More Information: Information on this scholarship is found on the Undergraduate Scholarships page for the University of Sydney Law School.
  Zoe Hall Memorial Scholarship