The Faculty of Law Juris Doctor Equity Scholarship

The Faculty of Law Juris Doctor Equity Scholarship

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Key
High School Leaver
Indigenous Australians
Rural
UAC & EAS
Criteria
Stage
Value
$10,000
1 Scholarship(s) available for Duration of program (minimum)
Residency
Aus Citizen / Aus Permanent Resident
Opens
03/12/2018
Closes
See below
For commencement Term 1 2019
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Outline

The Faculty of Law Juris Doctor Equity Scholarship was established to assist high achieving students from disadvantaged backgrounds, or who are experiencing social and/or economic and/or educational disadvantage, to undertake the Juris Doctor Program at UNSW.

Two scholarships are available each year, one at the commencement of each semester.

Eligibility
To be eligible, applicants must:
  • Be commencing or currently enrolled in a UNSW Juris Doctor program
  • Must demonstrate at least one educational disadvantage through an Equity scholarship application to the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).
Selection

Candidates will be considered on the basis of their UAC Equity online application.

Each applicant must be experiencing low socio economic circumstances and will be assessed on their eligibility to demonstrate one or more of the following criteria:

  • Indigenous Australian
  • Long term medical condition/disability or ongoing affects of abuse
  • Carer responsibilities
  • Regional or remote disadvantages
  • Sole parent responsibilities
  • Financial need

How to Apply

Applicants must submit a UAC Undergraduate Equity Scholarship application by Wednesday 30 January 2019.

Preference will be given to applicants commencing their Juris Doctor at UNSW.