Indigenous Juris Doctor Scholarship

Funded by the School of Graduate Business and Law, the Indigenous Juris Doctor Scholarship has been established to support students achieve their educational dreams. The Indigenous Juris Doctor Scholarship assists students commencing the Juris Doctor.

Scholarship details

Value: $15,000 approx. total

Duration: Duration of the program

Application dates

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This scholarship is for:

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander applicants

Areas of study:

  • Law and paralegal studies

At Institution:

  • RMIT University

Study level:

  • Postgraduate coursework

Study Load:

  • Full Time

Location:

  • VIC

Eligibility Criteria

“To be eligible for this scholarship you must:
Be an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander;
Be an Australian citizen;
Be commencing in the Juris Doctor (MC161) at RMIT Melbourne City Campus in semester 1 2021 (not via RMIT Online or Open Universities Australia (OUA)).;
Demonstrate a commitment to Indigenous issues;
Be passionate about your study and future career;
Not have previously completed the same level or program or higher;
Be registered with the Ngarara Willim Centre for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and provide proof of your Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent in your application.”

How to Apply

“The online application form will be made available here when applications open. Late or partial applications will not be accepted.

Supporting documentation
Depending on your circumstances, you will need to provide different types of evidence and material to support your scholarship application. Applications without supporting documents will not be considered.

Please visit Supporting Your Application for more information.

You will also need to provide your confirmation of Aboriginality in the scholarship application form by attaching:

1. a letter stamped with the common seal and signed by board members of an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Land Council or cooperative
or
2. a letter stamped with the common seal and signed by a delegate of an incorporated Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander organisation or cooperative.

Please visit the Ngarara Willim Centre website for more information.”

Further Information

Funded by the School of Graduate Business and Law, the Indigenous Juris Doctor Scholarship has been established to support students achieve their educational dreams.