Consider applying for a scholarship when you apply for entry to a program.  Most scholarships are annual and will open for applications toward the end of the year and close by the start of first semester.

For an incentive to do your best at your coursework, view 'prizes' to see what you can earn from achieving top results in particular courses.

Scholarships for undergraduate law students

Scholarship Nationality Eligibility

Closing date

Leadership, excellence and Diversity (LEAD) Domestic Full-time students commencing in 2019 with demonstrated educational, social &/or financial challenges, or are from a rural and regional area. TBC
TC Beirne School of Law Scholarship Domestic Full-time student with significant financial need. 22 February 2019
McCullough Robertson Endowed Scholarship for Law Students Domestic Full-time student experiencing social, physical or economic challenges. 8 March 2019
Endowed Dr J & Dr M Fulcher Scholarship in Law Domestic Full-time indigenous student that has completed a minimum of 16 units with a minimum GPA of 4.5 and are experiencing economic hardship. 8 March 2019
The Bar Association of QLD Scholarship Domestic Full-time student with a background of financial need. 22 February 2019
The J.M. Donnelly Scholarship Domestic Full-time female, Samoan student.  This scholarship is administered by the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law. TBC
UQ Summer & Winter Research Scholarships International or Domestic Current UQ coursework students. 31 August 2018

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View all scholarships for undergraduate students (not specific to law).

All undergraduate scholarships

Scholarships for postgraduate law students

Scholarship Nationality Eligibility Closing date
TC Beirne School of Law Scholarship for International Students International International students wishing to commence study in 2019. 16 November 2018 (S1)
17 May 2019 (S2)
Richard Cooper Scholarship Domestic Domestic students enrolled or enrolling in a full-time Master of Laws (LLM) or a Higher Degree by Research 22 February 2019
TC Beirne School of Law Postgraduate Coursework Scholarship International For full-time students of the Master of Laws (LLM) or Master of International Commercial Law (MICLaw) or Master of International Law (MIL) and duals 22 February 2019

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All postgraduate coursework and research scholarships

Research grant

The Owen Fletcher Research Fund provides a grant for $1000 for the best publication or conference paper by a research postgraduate student published in a refereed academic journal or presented at a conference. The award will be made by the Law School’s Research Higher Degrees Committee on the recommendation of a judge or panel of judges appointed by the Committee for that purpose.  

Prizes and Awards for law students

Most prizes are automatically awarded to students on the basis of the greatest proficiency in a particular course or courses, students are not required to submit an application.   However, the prizes displaying below are not automatically awarded and students are required to submit an application.

Prize Nationality Eligibility Closing date
Pro Bono Publico Award All Students that are graduating in the academic year (2019) for the award ceremony (2020) and who have participated in at least one Pro Bono activity. 22 November 2019

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