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Sydney Law School Exchange Scholarship

An undergraduate and postgraduate coursework scholarship
This scholarship champions student mobility by supporting students to undertake a school-specific law exchange.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$2000
  • High academic achiever experiencing financial hardship
  • Enrolled in final year of Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or Juris Doctor Program
30 August 2019 30 September 2019

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

The scholarship is valued at $2000 and will be paid as a lump sum payment once the recipient has been formally accepted at the relevant host institution.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be enrolled in either a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or Juris Doctor Program at the University of Sydney
  • be entering your final year of study
  • have been approved by the University of Sydney Law School to undertake a school-specific law exchange the following year
  • be able to demonstrate financial hardship
  • be a high academic achiever.

Background

This scholarship was established by the University Of Sydney Law School and aims to support student mobility by supporting students to undertake a school-specific law exchange.

1. Background

a. Established by the University Of Sydney Law School, this Scholarship aims to support student mobility by providing financial support to students to undertake a School-specific law exchange.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be enrolled in either a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or Juris Doctor (JD) at the University of Sydney and entering their final year of studies.

b. Applicants must have been approved by the University of Sydney Law School to undertake a School-specific law exchange in the following year.

c. Applicants must demonstrate financial hardship.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:

I. academic merit,

II. formal approval for an exchange, and

III. demonstrated evidence of financial hardship such as Centrelink statements.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of a selection committee consisting of the Dean of the University of Sydney Law School, and the Associate Dean (Professional Law Programs) or their nominees, and one other member of staff from the School.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $2,000 and is tenable for one year only.

b. The Scholarship value will be paid as a lump sum payment once the recipient has been formally accepted at the relevant host institution.

c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Dean of the Law School and it is not transferable to another University school, faculty or university.

d. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

e. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. To continue receipt of the Scholarship, the recipient must remain enrolled full-time while undertaking the exchange.

b. Requests to hold the Scholarship part-time will be approved under exceptional circumstances such as a medical condition which limits the student's capacity to undertake full-time study, with the prior permission of the Dean of the University of Sydney Law School, or their nominee.

c. Recipients undertaking an exchange during the tenure of this Scholarship are required to have achieved a Satisfied Requirements grade (SR).

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,

II. does not undertake and complete the approved exchange,

III. commences part-time study without prior approval,

IV. does not maintain satisfactory academic performance,

V. is determined by the University to be guilty of serious misconduct, including, but not limited to, having provided false or misleading information as part of their Scholarship application, or

VI. any other provision as indicated in these terms that would lead to termination.

b. Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated unless due to University error.

c. Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or withdraws from the relevant course, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.