Alex Chernov Scholarship

This scholarship, for Indian students, pays the full tuition fee for the one-year, full-time, Master of Laws (LLM), as well as providing a two equal payments of AUD$10,000 (totalling AUD$20,000). The recipient may also have the opportunity to undertake paid research at $40 per hour, up to $10,000 in total. Recipients will also receive mentoring by former Judge of the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Victoria and Governor of Victoria, the Honourable Alex Chernov.

Application type

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

Benefit type

Single payment
Fee remission
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

International student

Total value

100% fee remission and up to $30,000

Applicable study areas

Law, legal studies and criminology

Number of scholarships awarded

3

  • Eligibility & selection criteria

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be an international student from India, and
    • have applied for, and been offered a place in the Master of Laws (LLM) at Melbourne Law School.
      • if commencing in the start-year intake (March), your application for the LLM must be submitted by 31 October the year prior.
      • if commencing in the mid-year intake (July), your application for the LLM must be submitted by 30 April of the same year.

    Selection criteria

    Selection for this scholarship is based on academic merit.

  • Application process

    Students offered a place in the Master of Laws (LLM) at Melbourne Law School, who applied for the course by 31 October the year prior (for start-year intake) and 30 April of the same year (for mid-year intake) will be automatically considered for this scholarship.

What are the benefits?

  • Full fee remission for a full time Master of Laws (LLM) at Melbourne Law School,
  • two equal payments of AUD$10,000 (totalling AUD$20,000),
  • the opportunity to undertake paid research at $40 per hour, up to $10,000 in total, and
  • mentoring by former Judge of the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Victoria and Governor of Victoria, the Honourable Alex Chernov.
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