Ruthning Memorial Scholarship


Enrolment status Currently enrolled students
Student type Domestic students
Level of study Undergraduate
Study area Law
Scholarship value Annual income from endowment
Number awarded 1

Scholarship description

This scholarship was established in 1960 by a legacy of $4000 given by Miss E. S. D. Ruthning, representing $2,000 from her estate and $2,000 from the estate of her sister Miss V. E. M. Ruthning. It is in memory of their father H. L. E. Ruthning, a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Queensland.

The purpose of the scholarship is to assist a deserving first year student studying law at UQ. The scholarship is awarded to the student who receives the highest marks for 4 units of LAWS courses in their first semester of an approved program.


A student is eligible for the scholarship if the student:

  • received a TC Beirne School of Law Scholarship (LLB) in the year of award of this scholarship
  • is enrolled full-time in the first year of an approved program, and
  • has completed 4 units of LAWS courses in their first semester of the approved program.

Before you apply

If this scholarship has rules, download and read them before applying.

Selection criteria

No application is required for this scholarship. 

The Scholarship is awarded to the student who received the highest marks for 4 units of LAWS courses in their first semester of an approved program. The scholarship is awarded by the School at the end of the year.


Assessment Officer
(07) 3365 1498

Terms and conditions

The Scholarship will be paid after census date in Semester 2 of the year of award, subject to the recipient being enrolled full-time in an approved program.


In these rules:
Approved Program means the Bachelor of  Laws (Honours) or any dual program that includes the Bachelor of Laws (Honours).
Head means the Head of School, TC Beirne School of Law.
Scholarship means the Ruthning Memorial Scholarship.