Prestigious law scholarships – two more weeks to apply

17 August 2015

Scales Sm webThere are just two weeks remaining for post graduate law students to get their applications in for this year’s $75,000 Menzies Scholarships in law and international law.

The Menzies Foundation is looking for outstanding law graduates who are shaping up to be the next generation of leaders and looking to do further postgraduate study overseas.

The Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Scholarship in Law is for courses of study at UK universities.

The Sir Ninian Stephen Menzies Scholarship in International Law is for courses of study in international law at a prestigious overseas university.

Applications can be completed online before Monday 31 August.

To be eligible, applicants must be Australian citizens and hold a First Class Honours degree or equivalent and be planning to continue their career in Australia on completion of their study.

Candidates should not only display academic excellence but also demonstrate outstanding leadership qualities and a commitment to and interest in community service.

2013 Menzies Law Scholar David Heaton was invited home to present his latest research at the University of Melbourne’s constitutional law conference recently.

He was back in Australia part-way through his scholarship to Oxford University.

If you are an aspiring law graduate, this could be you in a few years’ time.

You could be the next Australian leader in your field of law. Go online and see if you meet the requirements.