Freilich Indigenous Student Scholarship in Law

Overview

The Freilich Indigenous Student Scholarship in Law was created to assist people in the Indigenous Community who want to attend University to obtain a degree in Law to further their career aspirations.  The Scholarship aims to offset some of the financial burden of attendance at University in the first year of study.   

The Scholarship Fund was established from money donated to the University by the Freilich Foundation.

Field of study

Law

Eligibility

The scholarship Is available to a person who:

  • is a member of the Indigenous community
  • is a successful applicant for entry into the first year of a program leading to the award of Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or the Juris Doctor (JD) whether undertaken as a single degree or part of a combined program
  • is a citizen of or holds permanent resident status in Australia.

Selection basis

  • Consideration of the applicant's academic performance, relative to opportunity
  • any special factors relating to the applicant's circumstances.

Benefits

The scholarship is paid in two equal instalments at the beginning of each semester in the first year of study to offset some of the financial burden of commencing university.

How to apply

Applicants are required to submit the prescribed form, available on this website.  Applications close on Friday of Week 1 of the Academic Year