Danielle Sirmai Memorial Award

Danielle Sirmai Memorial Award

UGTR1035

Key
High School Leaver
Indigenous Australians
Rural
UAC & EAS
Criteria
Stage
Value
$5,000
1 Scholarship(s) available for 1 year
Residency
Aus Citizen / Aus Permanent Resident
Opens
04/07/2018
Closes
31/08/2018
Outline
The Danielle Sirmai Memorial Award is a travel award for an international internship, mooting program or course of study abroad. It is expected that the award will promote and foster further study of international arbitration or private international law and develop expertise in these fields in Australia. The Award is in memory of the life and work of Danielle Nicole Sirmai, nee Feller.
Eligibility
To be eligible, applicants must:
  • Be currently enrolled in a UNSW eligible degree program:
    • Juris Doctor program; or
    • Postgraduate Law program; or
    • Third year or above of an undergraduate dual program in Law.
  • Be eligible to undertake:
    • An internship at an approved organisation/entity located outside of Australia; or
    • A specialised course study at an approved institution located outside Australia; or
    • An elective in an approved International Mooting Program which includes but is not limited to LAWS3086/JURD7486 International Law Competitive Moot or LAWS3510/JURD7610 International Commercial Mediation Competition
Selection
Each applicant will be assessed on their ability to demonstrate:
  • Academic Merit;
  • Aptitude and commitment to studies in international arbitration or private international law;
  • Contributions to the wider community through engagement in relevant extra-curricular activities, contribution to university life or leadership qualities; and
  • Reasons for undertaking the international travel and intended internship/course of study/mooting program.
Interviews
Shortlisted applicants are not required to attend an interview.