Student scholarships for MLS Indigenous students
|Scholarship name||Applications open||Applications close||Total value||Areas of study|
Helen and Bori Liberman Scholarship
Awarded to a Melbourne JD student, this scholarship provides support for an Indigenous Australian students.
|30 Jun 2020||31 Jul 2020||up to $5,000||Law, legal studies and criminology|
Alastair Nicholson Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship celebrates the Honourable Alastair Nicholson AO QC RFD and his distinguished career and commitment to social justice, including advancing the interests of Indigenous Australians.
|Automatic consideration||up to $4,000||Law, legal studies and criminology|
Established thanks to the generous support of Gilbert + Tobin Lawyers. Gilbert + Tobin Lawyers is an independent Australian corporate law firm, serving corporates and governments throughout Australia, and around the world, on a broad range of legal issues.
|Automatic consideration||up to $10,000||Law, legal studies and criminology|
Liz’s family, friends and colleagues have formed an endowment fund to provide ongoing support to students commencing the Melbourne JD from Indigenous Australian or refugee backgrounds, who are financially disadvantaged. The scholarship supports the recipient for 3 years. Liz played a key role in Legal Aid Victoria during the 1970’s, 1980’s and 1990’s as a Commissioner and in the general law division, addressing issues of social justice and equity.
|Automatic consideration||up to $15,000||Law, legal studies and criminology|
Corrs Chambers Westgarth Indigenous Scholarship
This scholarship supports an Indigenous Australian graduate student who demonstrates the potential to be one of the commercial lawyers of tomorrow. The scholarship provides financial assistance to a student showing academic merit and financial need.
|Automatic consideration||up to $22,500||Law, legal studies and criminology|
MLS Scholarships, Prizes and Award
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