Chris and Kerryn Marks Travel Grant

Overview

Each year the ANU College of Law may offer a number of awards known as the Chris and Kerryn Marks Travel Grant.

The objective of the Award is to support ANU College of Law students undertaking an Indigenous focused course offered by the College. It is anticipated that this Award will increase opportunity for ANU students, regardless of their financial means, and further enrich their student experience, cultural competence and learning outcomes as they develop a greater understanding of justice and the legal system, as they impact on Aboriginal peoples.

Funding for the Award has been provided by Chris and Kerryn Marks, who established this Award in recognition of the importance of ANU College of Law working in partnership with Indigenous Australia.

Field of study

Law

Eligibility

 The award is available each year to a current ANU student/s who: 

  • is an Australian citizen, Australian permanent resident or permanent humanitarian visa holder; and 
  • is enrolled in a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (LLB(Hons)) or Juris Doctor (JD) in ANU College of Law; and 
  • has applied, been offered a place in, and intends to undertake LAWS4307 / LAWS6307 Legal Education for True Justice: Indigenous Perspectives and Deep Listening on Country; Or
  • has applied, been offered a place in, and intends to undertake LAWS4230 / LAWS6230 Law internship at the Kimberley Community Legal Service (KCLS).

Benefits

The value of the award is up to $3,500, paid in one instalment upon submission of the final approved travel application for the course, unless otherwise stated in the letter of offer.

How to apply

There is no application as students are automatically considered based on them meeting the eligibility criteria or conditions prescribed under the Eligibility section. Students must also apply for one of the courses listed in the Eligibility section, before the advertised application deadline.