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Undergraduate Law The Bar Association of Queensland Scholarship

Enrolment status
Future UQ student, Current UQ student
Student type
Domestic
Study level
Undergraduate, Honours
Study area
Law
Scholarship focus
Academic excellence, Financial hardship
Scholarship value
$3,000
Scholarship duration
1 year
Number awarded
1
Applications open
1 August 2021
Applications close
28 January 2022

Eligibility

You're eligible if you:

  • are a domestic student
  • are enrolled, or intend to enrol, full-time in the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) or a dual degree program with the Bachelor of Law (Honours)
  • don't hold another scholarship that the Dean considers to be similar.

How to apply

Apply using the online application form. The form will take at least 20 minutes to complete and allows you to apply for other scholarships at the same time. You can save your progress and resume your application at any time.

You'll need:

  • your CV
  • Year 11 and 12 academic reports or details of your academic achievements in Law at university so far
  • evidence of financial hardship such as Centrelink statements, ATO statements, family income etc.

You’ll also need to tell us about:

  • awards, achievements or prizes you received for academic achievement during your studies
  • any other scholarships/bursaries you have received, including the name of the scholarship/bursary, awarding body, duration and amount.

And you’ll be asked to discuss in writing:

  • why you’re interested in studying law and what you hope to achieve by completing your studies (300 words max)
  • your financial need or hardship (500 words max)
  • your personal qualities (500 words max). This may include evidence of your leadership potential, details of your responsibility for others, community involvement, cultural or sporting achievements, or any other information which you consider relevant to your application.

You can only upload one file per field. If you have multiple files, combine them into one .doc .docx .pdf or .zip file.

Save your file using the naming format: Lastname-Firstname-Document type (e.g. SmithSam-supporting-evidence.zip).

Use our tips for putting together a great application to help you through this process.

Selection criteria

We'll consider:

  • academic achievement 
  • demonstrated financial need 
  • your interest in studying and pursuing a career in law 
  • any other matter the committee considers relevant.

About this scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2017 and is maintained by annual donation by the Bar Association Queensland.

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