Zelman Cowen Scholarship

Melbourne Law School alumnus Professor Zelman Cowen (LLB 1940) was a brilliant Melbourne student, a World War II veteran and an esteemed public leader and intellectual. He won the Supreme Court Prize and a Rhodes Scholarship to study at Oxford. He later served as Dean of Melbourne Law School, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Queensland and Chairman of the Vice-Chancellors' Committee and was Governor General from 1977 to 1982.

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 10

  • Eligibility & selection criteria

    Eligibility

    To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to:

    • be a domestic or international student
    • be admitted to the Melbourne JD at Melbourne Law School.

    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.

What are the benefits?

A single payment of $5,000.

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