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Endowed Dr J & Dr M Fulcher Scholarship in Law

Enrolment status
Future UQ student, Current UQ student
Student type
Study level
Study area
Scholarship focus
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, Financial hardship
Scholarship value
At least $2,250
Number awarded
Applications open
1 August 2021
Applications close
25 February 2022


You're eligible if you:

  • are a domestic student
  • can demonstrate financial need
  • are enrolled full-time (in the year the scholarship is to be awarded) in one the following programs:
    • Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
    • an associated dual degree program
    • any postgraduate coursework program administered by the School of Law
  • don't hold another scholarship that the selection committee 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 come back to it later.

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 provide details of:

  • 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.

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

Selection criteria

We'll consider:

  • academic achievements 
  • financial disadvantage
  • personal qualities, including leadership potential
  • any other evidence which may be deemed relevant.

About this scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2015 and is maintained by the income of an endowment fund supported by donations from Jonathan and Michele Fulcher.