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 per year
Duration:  Tenable for normal full-time duration of the recipient's degree course (including combined degrees).
Open Date:  28th November
Close Date: 17th March

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.

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:  Tenable for 1 year.
Open Date:  28th November
Close Date: 17th March

The David Burnett Memorial Scholarship in Social Justice

Background:

The David Burnett Memorial Scholarship provides financial assistance to students enrolled in the Social Justice Program wanting to advance their studies and make a positive impact in the areas of community participation and social justice.

Open to: Open to Australian citizens or permanent residents.
  Applicants must be enrolled in the Social Justice Program at the Sydney University Law School at the time of their application.
Value: $3,000
Duration:  One semester
Open Date:  28th November
Close Date: 17th March
Conditions:  Read more

The David Stuart Hicks Scholarship

Background:

The David Stuart Hicks Scholarship was established for the benefit of students enrolling into the Bachelor of Laws with the Sydney Law School.

Open to: Open to both domestic and international students who have applied for the LLB program with the Sydney Law School.
  Selection is based on academic merit and demonstrated financial need.  To demonstrate financial needs, applicants would be required to submit an application for Equity Scholarships via UAC Equity Scholarships Portal and provide necessary documentation as per UAC requirements.
Value: Determined upon award.
Duration:  Tenable for one year.
Open / Close Date:  As per UAC's Equity Scholarships schedule.
Conditions:  Coming Soon

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:  Tenable for 1 year.
Open Date:  3rd July 2018
Close Date: 2nd 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.

This Scholarship is not available in 2018.

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:  Opening again 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
Duration:  Tenable for up to 1 year
Open Date:  28th November
Close Date: 17th March

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.
  The successful applicant may not concurrently hold any other scholarship.
Value: $5,000
Duration:  Tenable for up to 1 year
Open Date:  28th November
Close Date: 17th March