At a glance

Available to: 
Future Student
Current Student
Level of study: 
Postgraduate Coursework
Postgraduate Research
Year of study: 
1st year
Citizenship: 
Australian and Permanent Residents or NZ citizens
Additional requirements: 
  • 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.

Award value:
$10,000
Applications open: 
9 November 2017
Applications close: 
23 February 2018
  • Eligibility

    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.

Established in 2006 and maintained by an endowment from the TC Beirne School of Law. The TC Beirne School of Law has a proud tradition of providing undergraduate and postgraduate legal education of the highest quality. The School’s outstanding teaching staff and deep commitment to students have contributed to its reputation for excellence.
Number awarded per year: 
1