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Faculty of Law Equity Scholarship

Value

$20,000

Four (4) years

Status

Closed

Closed.
Opens
01/01/2019
Closes
18/03/2019

Overview

The Faculty of Law Equity Scholarship aims to support commencing UTS undergraduate Law students that demonstrate financial need and support them during their study.

Who is eligible?

To be eligible for the scholarship an applicant must:

  • be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, or the holder of an Australian permanent resident visa or permanent humanitarian visa; and
  • have received an offer through Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) for a UTS Bachelor of Laws (single or combined) degree; and
  • have not already obtained any other undergraduate degree; and
  • apply for a Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) Equity Scholarship and therein demonstrate financial disadvantage; and
  • apply for the scholarship online using the UTS Scholarship Application Form; and
  • be available to attend an interview in person.

Selection process

  • Ranked in ATAR or equivalent order (excluding adjustment factors/bonus points.)
  • Evidence of financial need and/or other educational barriers as assessed by the UAC Equity Scholarship application.
  • Motivation to succeed in the chosen Faculty of Law course, as demonstrated in the scholarship application and interview.
  • Demonstrated initiative in personal and professional life, as demonstrated in the scholarship application and interview.

Additionally, preference may be given to applicants that have experienced any long-term educational barriers as assessed by the UAC Equity Scholarship application. The following types of disadvantage will be considered:

  • carer responsibilities;
  • English language difficulty;
  • Indigenous Australian;
  • long-term medical condition, disability, or ongoing effects of abuse;
  • refugee status;
  • regional or remote background;
  • sole parent.

Applications closed

Applications for this scholarship are currently closed.  Applications will open in January.

Need more information? Contact...

UTS Scholarships
Phone: +61 2 9514 2527
Email: 
scholarships@uts.edu.au
Website: uts.edu.au/scholarships

Eleanor Tong
Advancement Coordinator
Faculty of Law
Phone: +61 2 9514 4589
Email:
eleanor.tong@uts.edu.au
Website: law.uts.edu.au

Other information

For the full details of this scholarship please see the Conditions of Award.