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The T. C. Beirne School of Law Postgraduate Coursework International Student Scholarship by the University of Queensland [Upto 50% of Tuition Fee]: Apply by Oct 15

The University of Queensland is offering 4 postgraduate scholarships in the field of Law to academically outstanding international students.

About the Univeristy

The University of Queensland (UQ, or Queensland University) is a public research university located primarily in Brisbane, the capital city of the Australian state of Queensland.

Founded in 1909 by the Queensland parliament, UQ is one of the six sandstone universities, an informal designation of the oldest university in each state. 

About the Scholarship

These competitive scholarships are awarded to outstanding international students on the basis of academic excellence and an interest in a career in law. High-achieving students are encouraged to apply. 

Four scholarships are on offer:

  • 2 scholarships covering 50% of the tuition fees and
  • 2 scholarships covering 25% of the tuition fees

for courses undertaken towards the Master of Laws (LLM), Master of International Law (MIL) or Master of International Commercial Law (MICLaw) programs.

The scholarship does not include living expenses, travel expenses, overseas health cover or the Student Services and Amenities fee.

General Details

  • Enrolment Status: Future UQ student, Current UQ student
  • Student Type: International
  • Study Level: Postgraduate coursework
  • Study Area: Law
  • Scholarship Focus: Academic excellence
  • Scholarship Value: 25% or 50% of the laws component of your degree program
  • Scholarship Duration: Upto three Semesters

Eligibility

You’re eligible if you:

  • are an international student
  • have applied for a place in postgraduate study or are enrolled at UQ and wish to commence postgraduate law studies
  • choose to study one of the following programs: 
    • Master of Laws
    • Master of International Law (including duel programs)
    • Master of International Commercial Law (including duel programs)
  • do not hold another scholarship that the Head considers to be similar.

How to Apply

Apply Online. The form will take at least 20 minutes to complete.

You’ll need:

  • your CV
  • academic transcripts
  • 2 reference letters.

You’ll also need to tell us about:

  • why you want to study law and your aspirations in this field
  • your personal qualities, which may include: evidence of leadership potential, community involvement, cultural or sporting achievement or anything else you consider relevant
  • your financial need or hardship
  • other scholarships you have applied for.

You can save your progress and resume your application at any time.

Use these tips for putting together a great application to help you through this process.

Selection Criteria

They will consider your merit based on:

  • academic achievement
  • references
  • your interest in studying and pursuing a career in law
  • any other information you provide that is considered relevant.

What Happens Next

Decisions will be made as soon as possible after the closing date and you will be notified of the outcome in writing. If you are shortlisted, you may be required to participate in an online interview.

This is a separate process to your application for a place at the University. Any offer of a scholarship is made subject to the approval of your enrolment in an approved law program at The University of Queensland.

Rules

Click here to view the rules.

Application Deadline

October 15, 2022

Contact Information

In case of queries, contact (07) 3365 1498 or write at scholarships@law.uq.edu.au

Click here to view the official notification of the Scholarship

Source: Lawctopus

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