Alastair Nicholson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship celebrates the Honourable Alastair Nicholson AO QC RFD and his distinguished career and commitment to social justice, including advancing the interests of Indigenous Australians.

Application type

No application is required. You will be automatically considered for this award.

Benefit type

Single payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

Australian / domestic student

Total value

up to $2,000

Applicable study areas

Law, legal studies and criminology

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • be an Indigenous Australian student
    • be admitted to the Melbourne JD at Melbourne Law School.

    Selection criteria

    The scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic merit. The Committee may also consider the applicant's demonstrated commitment and contribution to the Indigenous community.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Recipients will receive an outcome with their admission offer.

  • Variations of this award

What are the benefits?

A single payment of $2,000.

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