ACU Law - Equity Scholarship

About this scholarship

Established in 2012, the ACU Law - Equity Scholarship is intended to assist students from low socio-economic backgrounds.

Application dates

Open Date: Tuesday 16 October 2018

Close Date: Monday 11 March 2019

Scholarship type

Equity

Value

  • The Scholarship is valued at $5,000, to be paid in one lump sum.
  • There are two scholarships available.

Student type

Current Students Or Future Students

Eligibility

  • Citizenship: domestic students
  • Faculty: Law
  • Course: any ACU Law degree
  • Campus: North Sydney, Strathfield and Melbourne
  • Year level: first year
  • Not a previous recipient of this scholarship.

Application process

Apply online by clicking the button below and completing the application form. You must attach the following documentation with your application:

  • A written statement of approximately 500 words outlining:
    • Why have you chosen to undertake your degree? And what do you hope to achieve with it in the future?
    • Tell us about the hardship or barriers you have faced in accessing higher education, and how your degree will change the future?
  • Evidence of financial need. For example;
    • Most recent Tax Assessment Notice OR
    • Centrelink Income Statement OR
    • the most recent 60 days of bank transactions AND pay slips from the last 6 weeks.

Selection criteria

Applications are assessed based on the strength of the following criteria:

  • Written statement
  • Financial need

Selection process

The recipients will be selected by the Scholarships Office in consultation with the Dean of Law.

Other

Students are only eligible to receive the Scholarship once during their studies at ACU.

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