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Sydney Law School

Postgraduate coursework scholarships
We have a range of scholarship options for domestic students studying postgraduate law.

To find a scholarship that works for you, browse the full list of postgraduate coursework scholarships for Sydney Law School students in the table below.

This page includes scholarships for both prospective and current domestic students. 

Scholarship Value Eligibility Open date Close date
CA Coghlan and AN Littlejohn Scholarship for the Juris Doctor $6000
  • Unconditional offer into the Juris Doctor program in the Sydney Law School
  • High academic achiever
Late May 2019 31 October 2019
Eric Cunstance Shaw Scholarship $6000
  • From an outer regional or remote area of Australia
  • Enrolled in the Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor
Mid-December 2019 March 2020
John O'Brien Memorial Coursework Scholarships Up to $6000 (per year)
  • Unconditional offer of admission for the Master of Criminology at the Sydney Law School
  • High academic achiever
All year round

1 September 2019 (Semester 2 2019)

31 October 2019 (Semester 1 2020)

Longworth Scholarship for the Juris Doctor $12,000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Offer of admission to study the Juris Doctor Program full-time at the Sydney Law School
  • Demonstrate financial hardship
June 2019

31 October 2019

Peter Cameron Sydney Oxford Scholarship $35,000
  • Applied for Bachelors of Civil Law (or equivalent) at the University of Oxford
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
October 2019 12 January 2020
Pitt Cobbett Scholarship Up to $1000
  • Experiencing financial hardship
  • High academic achiever
All year round

1 May 2019
(round 1)

31 July 2019
(round 2)

6 November 2019
(round 3)

Ross Waite Parsons Postgraduate Coursework Law Scholarship $10,000
  • Unconditional offer of admission for a master's by coursework program at the Sydney Law School
  • High academic achiever
All year round

31 October 2019 (Semester 1 2020)

Sydney Law School Exchange Scholarship $2000
  • High academic achiever experiencing financial hardship
  • Enrolled in final year of Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or Juris Doctor Program
31 August 2020 30 September 2020
The Justice Peter Hely Scholarship $20,000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Completed or about to complete a coursework law degree
  • Unconditional offer to study a postgraduate degree
October 2019 12 January 2020 at 11.59pm
The Robinson Family Scholarship for Female Indigenous Students $20,000 (for up to four years)
  • Female
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Enrolled in a medicine and health or law degree
7 August 2019 31 October 2019
Wigram Allen Scholarship for Juris Doctor Award $6000
  • Unconditional offer into the Juris Doctor Program within The University of Sydney Law School
  • High academic achiever
N/A 31 October 2019
Zoe Hall Memorial Scholarship $5000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Enrolled in final or penultimate year of Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or Juris Doctor Program
Mid-December 2019

March 2020