For: High-achieving students from Canada applying for the Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor program at Griffith University. If you do not have a Letter of Offer for your degree program at Griffith University, please visit 'How to apply' for instructions on how to lodge an application for admission to an undergraduate law program.

Award value and benefits: $5,000 in total (two payments of $2,500 in first year of the program).

Applications close:

2019 commencement

  • Trimester 3 2019 – Applications close Friday, 6 September 2019 (for 28 October commencement). Outcome notified by 20 September.

2020 commencement

  • Trimester 1 2020 – Applications close Friday, 29 November 2019 (for 24 February commencement). Outcome notified by 13 December.
  • Trimester 2 2020 – Applications close Friday, 15 May 2020 (for 6 July commencement). Outcome notified by 29 May.
  • Trimester 3 2020 – Applications close Friday, 4 September 2020 (for 26 October commencement). Outcome notified by 18 September.

Applications open

Can I apply?

Applicants must:

  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.
  • Have applied and be eligible for admission, or be in receipt of a conditional or unconditional offer from the University, for entry into the Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor by the scholarship closing date.
  • Have satisfied all appropriate entry requirements for the proposed degree program, including results of previous study and English language proficiency as per Griffith University's entry requirements.
  • Be commencing and enrolling as a new a full-time student in the Bachelor of Laws (1483 and 1484) or Juris Doctor (5734) program in Trimester 3 2019, or Trimester 1, 2 or 3 2020 at Griffith University.

What do I include in my application?

Applicants must provide:

  • A completed scholarship application form by the published closing dates.
  • A certified/attested true copy of academic transcripts and supporting documentation demonstrating strong academic merit.

Each intake, Griffith International will award scholarships to Canadian students with the highest academic entry scores commencing in a Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor program.

Scholarship is valued at $5,000 in total and is for tuition fees only. Two deductions of $2,500 will be applied in the first trimester and second trimester of the program. It will be applied by the Griffith University census date of each relevant trimester of the program.

  • Griffith University entry requirements apply.
  • Scholarship applies to tuition fees only for the Bachelor of Laws (1483 and 1484) or Juris Doctor (5734) program.
  • Scholarship is valued at $5,000 in total and is for tuition fees only. Two deductions of $2,500 will be applied in the first trimester and second trimester of the program. It will be applied by the Griffith University census date of each relevant trimester of the program.
  • Students must remain enrolled in the program for which the scholarship offer was made, which is stated on the Letter of Offer issued from Griffith International Admissions.
  • Students must be enrolled full-time to receive the tuition fee reduction.
  • Should a student withdraw or cancel for any reason, the scholarship amount is non-refundable.
  • To maintain scholarship eligibility, students must pass all courses in each trimester of studies and successfully progress on to enrol in the next trimester.
  • Scholarship numbers are limited. When the limit for scholarship acceptances has been reached, the Griffith International Scholarship office will advise applicants that all available scholarships have been awarded and the scholarships are withdrawn.
  • Deferral of scholarships is not permitted.

Scholarship applicants will be advised in writing of the outcome of the scholarship and will be given a date by which to accept the scholarship.

Scholarship offers not accepted by the specified date will be withdrawn. Please note that students need to accept both their program offer and scholarship offer to secure a scholarship place.