Valerie and Lawrence Kennedy Scholarship in Law

Bequeathed by Mr Lawrence Kennedy (and his wife, Valerie Kennedy) upon his passing in 2001. Mr Kennedy studied at Melbourne Law School as a mature age student following his return from World War II under the Soldier Re-settlement Scheme.

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 $11,000

Applicable study areas

Law, legal studies and criminology

Number of scholarships awarded


  • Eligibility & selection criteria


    To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

    • be a domestic or international student
    • admitted and enrolled for the full year (at time of application) in the Melbourne JD at Melbourne Law School.

    Selection criteria

    This scholarship is awarded to students classified as mature aged (23 years or older) at the time of application.

  • When will I know the outcome?

    Recipients will receive an outcome with their admission offer.

What are the benefits?

A single payment of upto $11,000.

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