Rural, Regional and Remote Law Student Scholarship

Amount$2000Number Available1FacultyFaculty of Business and Law
DonorLaw School Alumni and Supporters

Established in 2012 at the Newcastle Law School 20 Year Anniversary Alumni dinner, this scholarship aims to assist eligible students from rural and remote areas who are wishing to pursue a career in Law.

Applicable to: Law, Regional, Rural, Remote, High Achievers.


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

  • Be enrolled in any year of a Law undergraduate degree program
  • Have resided in an area in Australia at least 120km from University campus at time of application for admission to their Law degree.
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Be enrolled full-time.
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.

  • A written statement outling career aspirations in Law (2 x A4 Pages)

The scholarship provides the benefit of $2000, payable as two lump sums of $1000 after Semester 1 and 2 census dates.


Selection will be on the basis of academic merit (ATAR or Cumulative GPA) and the written documentation requested.

  • 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