Juris Doctor (JD) Scholarship

Amount$2000Number Available4FacultyFaculty of Business and Law

This scholarship was established to provide up to four (4) students per year with a $2,000 scholarship for the coursework costs of the Juris Doctor program with Newcastle Law School.

Applicable to: International Students, Domestic Students, Law, Postgraduate, financially disadvantaged, Masters Coursework, High Achievers.


To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:

  • Have received an offer and be enrolled in the Juris Doctor program in the Faculty of Business and Law.
  • Be an international or domestic student.
  • Be enrolled full-time (minimum 30 units).
  • Optional: provide evidence of financial need (such as a centrelink income statement) if this applies to you. Refer to selection details for more information.
Required Documentation

If documentation is not provided your application will not be processed. Please have all required documents available for upload as PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPEG, or JPG files prior to completing the online application process.

  • For students who have qualifications not obtained with UON, your academic transcripts for prior study.
  • A current Centrelink Income Statement or notice of eligibility for assistance, a centrelink Low Income Health Care Card, or a Financial Hardship Statement.

Four (4) scholarships will be offered in 2017; two (2) will be available for International Students and two (2) available for Domestic students. These scholarships will provide a benefit of $2000 payable in two lump sums following the census date of each semester.


Applicants for the scholarship must complete and submit the relevant scholarship application form online by the due date.

Selection of the scholar will be assessed on the basis of supporting documentation and academic merit.

The selection committee will award two scholarships on the basis of strong academic performance, and two scholarships on a combination of academic performance and financial disadvantage.

Two of the scholarships will be awarded to domestic JD students and two will be awarded to international JD students.

  • Faculty of Business and Law

Contact Details


Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive

Phone: +61 2 4921 5000
Fax: +61 2 4921 5759
Email: scholarships@newcastle.edu.au