Argyle Scholarship in Law

Thanks to a generous gift from David and Megan Laidlaw, the Argyle Scholarship was established to support students from rural or regional Australia studying at the University of Melbourne. This scholarship is available to one Law, Engineering and Education student each year.

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
International student

Total value

up to $5,000

Applicable study areas

Law, legal studies and criminology

Number of scholarships awarded

Approximately 1

  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • Be a domestic student
    • Have applied for and received admission to the Melbourne Juris Doctor in the upcoming intake; and
    • Have applied through Graduate Access Melbourne (GAM) under the 'Disadvantaged socio-economic circumstances' category:
    1. Applicants must satisfy GAM eligibility criteria; and
    2. Juris Doctor applicants must supplement their application by completing the Disadvantaged socioeconomic circumstances - Supplementary form, which includes an additional 750-word statement, and income & expenses summaries.
    3. Applicants must substantiate their claims with relevant, third party verified, documentation such as payslips, Centrelink statements etc.

    Selection criteria

    The scholarship is awarded on the basis of both academic merit and demonstrated financial need.

  • 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 $5,000.

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