03 March 2021Scholarship details
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Newcastle Bar AssociationEstablishment
The Newcastle Bar Association Indigenous Student Scholarship in Law was created to assist Indigenous students realise their ambition of obtaining a degree in law from the University of Newcastle. It is intended that the financial benefit of the scholarship will offset some of the burdens and challenges that come with completing a law degree full-time.
The Newcastle Bar Association aims to foster support for, and collegiality among, barristers who work in the Newcastle and Hunter region. As well as receiving the financial benefit of the scholarship, the successful recipient will also be provided with an opportunity to connect with a local barrister as a mentor for the duration of the scholarship.
One scholarship will be available for students commencing in Semester 1 or Semester 2 2021. Applications will open 01 July and close 13 August.
Please review the full Terms and Conditions.Eligibility
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must meet the following criteria:
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.
The scholarship provides a total benefit of $4,000 and will be paid as a lump sum after the Semester one census date.Selection
Selection is based on assessment of the scholarship application and suitability for individual scholarships. The selection committee will aim to make scholarship offers to students who are assessed as being most in need of support, however will also take into account the applicant’s personal statement and academic progression through their degree.
Selection will be made by the Wollotuka Selection Committee which will consist of a minimum of three members chosen by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic).
Successful recipients will be communicated to by the delegated Scholarships Officer and all applicants notified of an outcome via email. This will usually occur within 6 weeks of the scholarship close date.
For applicants not receiving an offer, this does not mean you have been assessed as ineligible. The number of applications often far exceeds the number of scholarships available so it may mean that other applicants have been assessed as being in greater need of support at this time. Do not let an unsuccessful outcome deter you from applying for other scholarships and reapplying every year you study.Faculty
Faculty of Business and LawContact Details
SCHOLARSHIPS OFFICER Student Services Centre University of Newcastle University Drive CALLAGHAN NSW 2308
Phone: +61 2 4921 5000 Fax: +61 2 4921 5759 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
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