This scholarship provides assistance to overseas students* enrolled or enrolling full-time in the Master of Laws (LLM), Master of International Commercial Law (MICLaw) or Master of International Law (MIL) programs (including duals). The scholarship will take the form of monetary assistance to help with living expenses for 12 months and will be paid in two installments – one during semester 1 and one during Semester 2. Applicants should note that they will be responsible for the payment of all tuition fees associated with their program.

Applicants will be assessed on the following criteria:

  1. Academic merit
  2. Significant financial need
  3. Express interest in the study of law, with a view to using that study in some future occupation
  4. Proposed budget

Applicants should note that the total number of scholarships, and the duration and amount of each scholarship to be awarded will be determined on an annual basis by the TC Beirne School of Law Scholarship Endowment Fund Selection Committee.

* An overseas student is a person who is not an Australian citizen, an Australian permanent resident, or a New Zealand citizen, and who is enrolled or proposes to enrol in a program of study at an institution in Australia. Temporary residents of Australia and permanent residents of New Zealand are classified as overseas students.


Applications open 1 September 2018. Applications close 22 February 2019.

How to apply

Students must complete an application form and declaration, and submit it with a copy of their curriculum vitae by close of business to by the closing date.

The Committee will meet as soon as practicable after the closing date and applicants will be notified of the outcome in writing.

Download application form (DOC, 110KB)

Note: Any offer of a scholarship is made subject to approval of the candidate's enrolment in a Master of Laws, Master of International Commercial Law, or Master of International Law program at The University of Queensland, ie scholarship applicants MUST have completed an application and have received an unconditional offer from The University of Queensland before applying for a scholarship. A copy of the offer letter must be attached to the scholarship application.