Scholarships & awards

ANU offers a variety of scholarships to support law students at different stages of their studies. We also maintain a list of external scholarships, internships and opportunities.

ANU College of Law International Merit Scholarships »

The ANU College of Law is proud to offer the ANU College of Law International Merit Scholarship. The objective of the award is to attract and support top quality international postgraduate students to the ANU College of Law. To be eligible, a prospective international student must have made an application for admission to the Master of Laws (LLM) program at the ANU College of Law and be a citizen of one of the following countries: India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore, Thailand or Vietnam.

Indigenous Students' Practical Legal Training Scholarship »

The ANU School of Legal Practice together with the National Centre for Indigenous Studies, may offer up to two awards known as the Indigenous Students' Practical Legal Training Scholarship. The objective of the award is to support Indigenous students who want to undertake practical legal training, which is required to become admitted as a lawyer. The award covers tuition fees for the duration of the student's Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice unless otherwise stated in the letter of offer. 

London legal firm scholarship »

A rare opportunity for a student to undertake a legal internship in London. The opportunity has been made possible by the College’s alumni community in London and will see the recipient experience a supervised 12 week internship in London.

Leslie Zines Constitutional Law Scholarship »

A supervised 10-week internship in the field of constitutional law in the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department with a $15,000 AUD scholarship. This Scholarship has been made possible from the Leslie Zines Endowment, established in memory of Professor Leslie Zines AO, a former Dean of the ANU Faculty of Law and one of Australia’s leading constitutional law scholars.

ANU scholarships for law students »

The Australian National University offers a variety of scholarships to support law students at different stages of their studies.

ANU scholarships - University wide »

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to current and future students to assist with the cost of their studies. The University is committed to enabling students, regardless of their background, to achieve their best at ANU and realise their potential. Eligibility for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship. Some are based purely on prior academic achievement, others are based on social equity and access principles, and some are a combination of both.

Law student discretionary financial support »

The ANU College of Law is able to provide a limited amount of financial assistance to support student activities. This financial assistance is primarily offered in cases where students are undertaking activities that are connected with their law studies but for which they receive no formal credit towards a law or other ANU program. Funding is available for undergraduate and postgraduate coursework students.

Law text book & Dorothy Mayhew-Hirovenen bursaries »

Each semester, the ANU College of Law offers 16 x $250 textbook bursaries for LLB(Hons) and JD students who are experiencing financial hardship. In addition, the College also offers one student the Dorothy Mayhew-Hirovenen bursary in Semester 1 valued at $1,700. To be eligible, students must submit an online application before the closing date. Applications close on 24 February for semester one, and 21 July for semester two.

Summer Research Scholarships

***ANU College of Law in not participating in the 2018/19 Summer Research Scholarship program***

A Summer Research Scholarship is an exceptional research opportunity for undergraduate students at any Australian or New Zealand university. Get a taste of what it is like studying Honours or a postgraduate research degree at ANU. The scholarship gives you the opportunity to undertake a short research project at ANU for eight weeks from November to January, supervised by a world leading legal academic. Undergraduate students in their third or final year, or Honours students, currently enrolled at any Australian or New Zealand university are eligible.

Applications open around August.

Updated:  24 August 2017/Responsible Officer:  College General Manager, ANU College of Law/Page Contact:  Law Marketing Team