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Postgraduate Law Scholarships for International Students

This scholarship will open in June 2022.

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Enrolment status
Future UQ student
Student type
Study level
Postgraduate coursework
Study area
Scholarship focus
Academic excellence
Scholarship value
25% or 50% of the laws component of your degree program
Scholarship duration
Duration of law program
Number awarded
Applications open
June 2022
Applications close
October 2022


You're eligible if you are an international student seeking admission to any of these programs or associated dual programs:

  • Master of Laws
  • Master of International Law
  • Master of International Commeriial Law.

A law degree is not a prerequisite of entry into either the Master of International Law or the Master of International Commercial Law.

How to apply

Apply online. The form will take at least 20 minutes to complete. You'll need:

  • your CV
  • academic transcripts
  • 2 reference letters.

You'll also need to tell us about:

  • why you want to study law and what you hope to achieve with it
  • your personal qualities, which may include evidence of leadership potential, community involvement, cultural or sporting achievement or anything else you consider relevant
  • your financial need
  • other scholarships you have applied for.

You can save your progress and resume your application at any time.

Selection criteria

We'll consider your merit based on:

  • academic achievement
  • references
  • your interest in studying and pursuing a career in law
  • any other information you provide that is considered relevant.

What happens next

Decisions will be made as soon as possible after the closing date and you will be notified of the outcome in writing. If you are shortlisted, you may be required to participate in an online interview.

This is a separate process to your application for a place at the University. Any offer of a scholarship is made subject to approval of your enrolment in an approved law program at The University of Queensland.

About this scholarship

These competitive scholarships are awarded to outstanding international students on the basis of academic excellence and interest in a career in law. High achieving students are encouraged to apply. 

4 scholarships are on offer; 2 scholarships covering 50% of the tuition fees and two scholarships covering 25% of the tuition fees for courses undertaken towards the Master of Laws (LLM), Master of International Law (MIL) or Master of International Commercial Law (MICLaw) programs.

The scholarship does not include living expenses, travel expenses, overseas health cover or the Student Services and Amenities fee.