At a glance
- Financial Hardship
This Scholarship will provide assistance to a domestic student enrolled or enrolling full-time in either the Master of Laws (LLM) program or a Research Higher Degree (RHD). The Scholarship will take the form of monetary assistance to help with living expenses for 12 months.
The scholarship is open to students who are -
- Australian citizens or Australian Permanent Residents; and
- enrolled or enrolling full-time in the Masters of Law (LLM) in the year the scholarship is awarded; or
- are enrolled or enrolling full-time in a Research Higher Degree (RHD) in the year the scholarship is to be awarded.
To be eligible, RHD applicants must be researching in one of the following areas, being areas which were of particular interest to the late Justice Richard Cooper: maritime law, administrative law, trade practices or native title.
About the award
The scholarship is awarded to the student showing the greatest merit as demonstrated by:
- academic merit; and
- demonstrated financial need; and
- demonstrated interest in the study of law; and
- proposed budget.
How to apply
Students must complete an application form and declaration and submit it with a copy of their curriculum vitae to:
The Richard Cooper Scholarship Committee
TC Beirne School of Law
Forgan Smith Building
The University of Queensland 4072
The Committee will meet as soon as practicable after the closing date and applicants will be notified of the outcome in writing.Applications close:26 February 2016The Richard Cooper Scholarship Rules.pdfBefore you apply:
- You are encouraged to read the definitive rules for this scholarship prior to application, in particular any specific eligibility conditions and check the FAQs if you have any questions.
Enquiries about this scholarshipContact:TC Beirne School of Law+61 7 3365 1492