Law Society of NSW Scholarship

The Law Society of NSW is guided by its mission to:

Undertake activities and services determined by the needs and welfare of members
Effectively represent the profession at government and community levels
Ensure a competitive national profession
Ensure the community is served by ethical, competent and independent legal practitioners
Ensure the community has reasonable and affordable access to justice
Advocate for ongoing reform of the law and the legal system
The society supports an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scholarship in the School of Law.

Scholarship details

Value: $15,000 approx. total

Duration: 1 Year

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:

  • Western Sydney University

Study level:

  • Undergraduate
  • Honours, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma

Study Load:

  • Full Time


  • NSW

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must:
Be Australian Citizens or Permanent Residents;
Be commencing study or currently enrolled full-time in any year of the Bachelor of Laws;
Identify as Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

How to Apply

Applicants must provide a statement in support of their application indicating how they believe the receipt of the scholarship will assist them with their studies and in their future career. This statement should give a sufficient explanation of the applicant’s background and current circumstances to enable the University to judge their eligibility, need and merit.

Further Information

Successful applicants will be selected based on their written application, academic potential, their ability to meet the criteria and, where appropriate, performance in an interview before a selection panel.