Juris Doctor (JD) Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2013 to provide up to five students per year with a $3,000 scholarship for the coursework costs of the Juris Doctor program with Newcastle Law School.

Applicable to: International Students, Domestic Students, Law, Postgraduate, financially disadvantaged, Masters Coursework, High-Achievers.


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

  • Be an International student or domestic student
  • Be enrolled full-time (minimum 30 units)
  • Be enrolled in the Juris Doctor (JD) Program in the Faculty of Business and Law

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 copy of your undergraduate transcript


Five (5) scholarships will be offered annually. Three scholarships will be offered to International Students and two scholarships to Domestic students.

These scholarships provide $3,000.00 for an International student studying the Juris Doctor Program.


Selection of the successful candidate will be on the basis of:

  • Grade Point Average
  • Performance at Interview

There will be 3 scholarships available for International students and 2 for Domestic students.

How to apply

The closing date to apply for this scholarship is: Monday, 31 March 2016

Scholarships Officer
Student Services Centre
University of Newcastle
University Drive

Phone: +61 2 4921 5000
Fax: +61 2 4921 5759
Email: scholarships@newcastle.edu.au

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