Juris Doctor (JD) Scholarship

Amount$2000Number Available2FacultyFaculty of Business and Law
Establishment

This scholarship was established to provide assistance with 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.

Eligibility

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.
  • Optional: any documents supporting your claims, such as your CV, evidence of achievements, centrelink income statement, health care card. Please limit to just a few documents which support relevant eligibility criteria only.
Benefit

The scholarship provides a benefit of $2000 paid in two instalments of $1000 following your first and second semester census dares.

Selection

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.

Two of the scholarships will be awarded for midyear entry to the program, one to a Domestic student and one to an International student. Both academic merit and financial hardship will be taken into account.

Faculty
  • Faculty of Business and Law

Contact Details

SCHOLARSHIPS OFFICER

Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive
CALLAGHAN NSW 2308

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