The Queensland University Law Scholarships 2022-2023 are a partially funded scholarship available to international students. This scholarship is available for master’s studies and will cover 25% or 50% of tuition fees, depending on the Head’s recommendation. The Queensland University Masters Scholarship in Law is available to international students pursuing a master’s degree in law. The University of Queensland’s School of Law is offering scholarships to outstanding international students seeking admission to coursework masters programs in law, including the Master of Laws (LLM), Master of International Law (MIL), and Master of International Commercial Law (MICLaw), or dual degree programs
The Scholarship encourages and supports academic excellence in international students beginning undergraduate law studies at the University of Queensland. The scholarships do not cover living expenses, travel expenses, overseas health insurance, or tuition. Tuition will be paid in two equal installments (one in semester one, and one in semester two). The application period for Queensland University Law Scholarships for International Students in Australia for the 2022/2023 academic session is now open.
The University of Queensland’s School of Law is offering scholarships to outstanding international students seeking admission to coursework master’s programs in law, including the Master of Laws (LLM), Master of International Law (MIL), and Master of International Commercial Law (MICLaw), or dual degree programs. If you want to study, live, and work in Australia, this is the opportunity for you.
These competitive scholarships are awarded to outstanding international students who have demonstrated academic excellence as well as a desire to pursue a legal career. Students with a strong academic record are encouraged to apply. Students who have been shortlisted may be asked to participate in a Skype interview. Decisions will be made as soon as possible after the closing date. This is not the same as applying for a job at a university.
About the Scholarship:
The UQLS is a student society that has become an integral part of The University of Queensland’s Law School. We have a long and proud history of meeting the academic and extra-curricular needs of law students and the broader UQ community, having been founded in 1937 by former Chief Justice of Australia Sir Harry Gibbs.
The UQLS is a student society that has become an integral part of The University of Queensland’s Law School. We have a long and proud history of meeting the academic and extra-curricular needs of law students and the broader UQ community, having been founded in 1937 by former Chief Justice of Australia Sir Harry Gibbs. The UQLS is distinguished by the wide range of activities it provides, with the goal of providing our students with valuable extra-curricular experience that complements and extends their legal degrees, as well as creating networks that lead to careers in the legal profession and beyond. Our Management Committee and Executive, comprised of 40 volunteers, plan and execute these services and events. The UQLS operates across ten portfolios to serve our nearly 4,000 active annual members: Education; Diversity & Wellbeing; Internal Competitions; External Competitions; Socials; L Card®; Sponsorship; Careers; Sport; and Design & Communications.
Each of our services and events is designed to meet the needs of a diverse range of students and extracurricular activities. Students can access mentoring and resources through our Education portfolio. Our Internal and External Competitions portfolios provide an exceptional hands-on learning experience through mooting, client interviewing, negotiation, and witness examination competitions, with the option to participate in additional domestic and international competitions. Our Diversity & Wellbeing portfolio is committed to ensuring that all of our initiatives are accessible and welcoming to students from all backgrounds and circumstances. Through our Careers and Sponsorship portfolios, the Society also allows students to expand their professional connections by hosting events with legal professionals from a variety of businesses and firms and providing support.
Through Sports and Socials, the UQLS also caters to students’ overall well-being, encouraging peer networks to grow so that students can support each other throughout their studies through more relaxed social settings. The UQ Law Revue, an annual comedy sketch show, also gives our members the opportunity to be a part of an original play written, directed, choreographed, and scored by Law students. Our satirical news platform, The Obiter, also allows students to write articles that are shared with the larger community. All of the services we offer aim to improve the UQ law degree experience for every law student, as well as the university experience for our wider members, and to help them advance in their education.
The University of Queensland (UQ) is a leading teaching and research university in Australia. UQ has won more national teaching awards than any other Australian university, owing to its strong emphasis on teaching excellence. In South East Queensland, UQ has three campuses. Brisbane is the capital of Queensland and home to the University of Queensland’s St Lucia and Herston campuses. Brisbane has a population of about 2.4 million people and is known for its relaxed and safe lifestyle, subtropical climate, and vibrant culture. With World Heritage rainforests, mountain ranges, and beaches on our doorstep, Brisbane is quickly becoming an Asia–Pacific hub for business, investment, major events, and education.
UQ ranks in the world’s top universities, as measure\sd by several key independent rankings, including CWTS Leiden Ranking (32), Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers for World Universities (40), QS World University Rankings (47), the U.S. News Best Global Universities Rankings (42), Academic Ranking of World Universities (54), and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (66). (66). According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019, UQ ranks in the top 50 in the world in 24 subjects, with two subjects in the world’s top 5 and nine in the world’s top 30, including sports-related subjects (2), mineral and mining engineering (5), environmental sciences (11), agriculture and forestry (17), education (19), nursing (21), Psychology (23), hospitality and leisure management (27) and sociology (29).
UQ’s 268,000 graduates are part of a vibrant global alumni network that spans more than 170 countries and includes approximately 14,500 PhDs. More than 53,600 current students, including more than 18,600 postgraduate students and approximately 18,000 international students from 134 countries, study at UQ’s three campuses in South East Queensland. UQ’s six faculties, eight globally recognized research institutes, and more than 100 research centers attract an interdisciplinary community of 1500 scientists, social scientists, and engineers who carry on UQ’s research leadership tradition.
Scholarship Sponsor(s): The University Queensland
Host Country(s): Australia
Scholarship Worth: $11000
Study Level: Masters
According to the Head’s recommendation, Queensland University Law Scholarships will cover 25% or 50% of tuition fees. The scholarships do not cover living expenses, travel costs, international health insurance, or the Student Services and Amenities fee..
Eligibility for Scholarship
Candidates must meet all of the following requirements to be eligible for Queensland University Law Scholarships:
- Languages required: English
- Eligible Countries: All countries in the world.
- The applicant must have applied for a place as an international student and have not yet started at UQ, or be an undergraduate student at UQ who wishes to begin postgraduate law studies.
- The applicant must submit an application in the format prescribed by the Head by the closing date.
- The applicant must not be the recipient of another scholarship that the Head considers to be comparable.
- The applicant must have at least a 4.5 GPA in the course.
- The Scholarship will be given to the applicant who demonstrates the most merit, as evidenced by:
– academic achievements.
– the applicant’s interest in studying and pursuing a career in law; and
– any other matter deemed relevant by the Scholarship Committee.
The Queensland University Law Scholarships 2022 is open to all international students.
- Applicants must first apply for a place at UQ by clicking here.
- If you already have an application with UQ or have been offered a place, you can apply for a scholarship by submitting the online application form along with the following supporting documentation:
- Documents Required:
– Copies of official academic transcripts
– A personal statement outlining why you want or have begun a legal career – Two reference letters
– Proof of English proficiency (e.g. IELTS)
– Curriculum Vitae/Resume
Please keep in mind:
- Scholarship applications that are incomplete or submitted late will not be considered.
- The Scholarship Committee will meet as soon as possible after the closing date, and applicants will be notified in writing of the outcome.
- Any scholarship offer is contingent on the candidate’s acceptance into an approved law program at The University of Queensland.
- If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact [email protected]
The application deadline Queensland University Law Scholarships 2022 is October 30, 2022