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. Some scholarships are offered on a semester basis (twice yearly).

All coursework students

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.

International students already in Australia

If you are an international student already living in Australia, you may be eligible for a tuition fee scholarship.

Scholarships for undergraduate law students

Scholarship Nationality Eligibility

Closing Date

The UQLA Endowment Fund Scholarship Domestic Full-time students enrolled in 2022 experiencing financial hardship. 28 January
Leadership, Excellence and Diversity (LEAD) Domestic Full-time students commencing in 2022 with demonstrated educational, social &/or financial challenges, or are from a rural and regional area. 12 November 
The Bar Association of Queensland Scholarship Domestic Full-time students enrolled in 2022 experiencing financial hardship. 28 January
TC Beirne School of Law Scholarship (LLB (Hons)) Domestic Students enrolling full-time in 2022 experiencing demonstrated financial challenges. 28 January
McCullough Robertson Endowed Scholarship for Law Students Domestic Students enrolling full-time in 2022 experiencing social, physical or economic challenges. 25 February
Endowed Dr J & Dr M Fulcher Scholarship in Law Domestic Students enrolling full-time in 2022 experiencing demonstrated financial challenges. 25 February

The Honourable John Muir QC Scholarship

Domestic Students enrolling full-time in 2022 experiencing demonstrated financial challenges. 28 January
The J.M. Donnelly Scholarship Domestic Full-time female, Samoan student.  This scholarship is administered by the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law. 4 March
UQ Summer & Winter Research Scholarships International or Domestic Current UQ coursework students.

Closed

Law Scholarships for International Students - Undergraduate International High achieving students commencing study in LLB (Hons) or duals in Semester 1, 2022. 30 October
India Global Leaders International High achieving new students from India Twice yearly
Hong Kong Global Leaders International High achieving new students from Hong Kong Twice yearly
Japan Global Leaders International  High achieving new students from Japan Twice yearly
Latin America Global Leaders International High achieving new students from Latin America Twice yearly
Vietnam Global Leaders International High achieving new students from Vietnam Twice yearly

 

 

All scholarships

Search across all scholarships available to new and current UQ undergraduate students:

Visit the UQ scholarships website 

Scholarships for postgraduate law students

Scholarship Nationality Eligibility Closing date
Richard Cooper Scholarship Domestic Domestic students enrolling full-time in 2022 in the Master of Laws (LLM) or a Higher Degree by Research. 28 January
Law Scholarships for International Students - Postgraduate coursework International High achieving students commencing study in LLM, MIL or MICLaw (or duals) in Semester 1, 2022. 30 October
Europe Global Leaders International High achieving new students from Europe Twice yearly
India Global Leaders International High achieving new students from India Twice yearly
Hong Kong Global Leaders International High achieving new students from Hong Kong Twice yearly
Japan Global Leaders International  High achieving new students from Japan Twice yearly
Latin America Global Leaders International  High achieving new students from Latin America Twice yearly

Taiwan Global Leaders

International High achieving new students from Taiwan Twice yearly
Vietnam Global Leaders International High achieving new students from Vietnam Twice yearly

All scholarships

Search across all scholarships available to new and current UQ postgraduate students

Visit the UQ scholarships website

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 2021 for the award ceremony (2022) and who have participated in at least one Pro Bono activity. 28 November 
UQLS Medal for Outstanding Achievement All Students that are graduating in the academic year 2021 in either Semesters 1 or 2. 3 December

Prizes

View all prizes for law students.

All law prizes (PDF, 196.9 KB)