Melbourne Law School Asia Leaders Scholarship

This scholarship, worth $75,000, was established to support Asian students from financially disadvantaged backgrounds commencing the Juris Doctor (JD) degree at Melbourne Law School.

Applications open

1 Jan 2017

Applications closed

25 Oct 2019

Application type

Application required
How to apply

Benefit type

Annual payment
Full benefit details

Citizenship requirements

International student

Total value

up to $75,000

Applicable study areas

Law, legal studies and criminology

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be an international student
    • be a citizen of the following countries/regions: Brunei, Cambodia, Hong Kong SAR, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Mainland China, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam
    • admitted to the Melbourne JD at Melbourne Law School.

    Selection criteria

    The scholarship is awarded on the basis of demonstrated financial need, leadership potential, and commitment to the community and/or furthering relations between Australia and Asia.

  • Application process

    International applicants must have submitted an application for the Melbourne JD by their respective application deadlines for commencement the following year.

    To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must submit an application below.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Recipients will receive an outcome with their admission offer.

What are the benefits?

$25,000 per year (split into equal quarterly payments in April, June, September, November) over three years (total $75,000), plus mentoring, internship and extracurricular opportunities.

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