Sydney Law School Undergraduate Scholarships


Alan Bishop Scholarship

Background:

The scholarship is awarded to a student, in their final year of a Bachelor of Laws, who demonstrates academic excellence, broad personal interests, community engagement, and has long term goals to make a positive contribution to society through law.

Open to: Students enrolled full time in the final year of an LLB at Sydney Law School at the University of Sydney with a WAM of 75 and over
  Students who are Australian citizens or permanent residents.
Value: $6,000
Duration:  1 year
Open Date:  November 2018
Close Date: Closed
Read More: Terms and Conditions

The David Burnett Memorial Scholarship in Social Justice

Background:

This Memorial Scholarship was established by the family of David ('Dave') Burnett, BA 07 a promising undergraduate Arts / Law student and active contributor to the University of Sydney community, who died in a tragic accident at the ancient archaeological site of Petra Jordan, in January 2008.

A former State President and National Vice-President of the Australian Union of Jewish Students, David was also active in the NSW Young Labor organisation, in University of Sydney student politics and other areas of the community. David was committed to promoting and acting upon principles of social justice, tolerance and inter-community harmony.

Open to:

Australian citizens or permanent residents enrolled full-time in a Bachelor of Laws in the Sydney Law School at the University of Sydney.

Applicants must be a member of the Sydney Law School Social Justice Program.

Value: $3,000 per annum
Duration: One-off payment
Open Date:  November 2018
Close Date: Closed
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

Eric Cunstance Shaw Scholarship

Background:

The scholarship is established in the memory of Mr Eric Cunstance Shaw BA LLB from the estate of Mr Constantine Bloukos for the purposes of assisting students from rural Australia to study law at the University of Sydney.

Open to: Full time domestic students from rural Australia having completed a minimum of one semester.
  Students may be completing the Bachelor of Laws or the Juris Doctor.
  Preference will be given but not limited to students in the University of Sydney Law School
Value: $6,000 per year
Duration:  1 year
Open Date:  November 2018
Close Date: Closed
Read More: Terms and Conditions

The David Stuart Hicks Scholarship

Background:

The David Stuart Hicks Q.C. was a graduate of the University of Sydney, whose career was distinguished in both the legal and military fields. In keeping with his reputation as a generous mentor to his junior colleagues during his time on the bench, this scholarship has been established for the benefit of students enrolled for the degree of Bachelor of Laws in the University of Sydney Law School.

Open to:

Applicants must be a recent school leaver and commencing a Bachelor of Laws within the Sydney Law School at the University of Sydney.

Combined degrees are also eligible.

Value: $8,000 per annum
Duration:  1 year
Open Date:  November 2018
Close Date: Closed
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

Sydney Law School Exchange Scholarship

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

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 any other appropriate university.

More Information:

Information on this scholarship is found on the Postgraduate Coursework Scholarships page for the University of Sydney Law School.

  The Justice Peter Hely Scholarship

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:  1 year
Open Date:  July 2018
Close Date: October 2018
Read More:  Terms and Conditions

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 in the University of Sydney Law School.

More Information: Information on this scholarship is found on the Postgraduate Coursework Scholarships page for the University of Sydney Law School.
  Pitt Cobbett Scholarships

Roy Frederick Turner AM Scholarship

Background:

This scholarship was established to assist disadvantaged young people to enjoy the study of law and upon gaining their degree go into a career in law that will include humanitarian service.

Open to: Students enrolled at the University of Sydney in a degree leading to eligibility to practice law
  Full time students who are Australian citizens or permanent residents.
  Students who intend to commence or continue studies in the year of offer.
Value: $7,000 per year
Duration:  Tenable for normal full-time duration of the recipient's degree course (including combined degrees).
Open Date:  This Scholarship will open in 2019.

The Victoria Gollan Memorial Scholarship

Background:

This scholarship was established to assist an Australian Aboriginal student in the study of law at the University of Sydney.

Open to: The scholarship is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander full-time students enrolled in a Law degree at the University of Sydney.
  Applicants may be studying law at an undergraduate or postgraduate level.
Value: $1,500 per annum
Duration:  One-off payment
Open Date:  November 2018
Close Date: Closed
Read More: Terms and Conditions

Zoe Hall Memorial Scholarship

Background:

Established to award students for their contribution to community service and social justice.

Open to: Students at the University of Sydney in the penultimate or final year of the Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor at the time of application.
  Full time students who are Australian citizens or permanent residents.
Value: $5,000
Duration:  1 year
Open Date:  November 2018
Close Date: Closed
Read More: Terms and Conditions