Deakin Scholarship for Excellence - Juris Doctor

Deakin University

This scholarship is designed for students commencing in the Deakin Juris Doctor (JD) course who show exceptional promise within or beyond their academic achievements. Strong academic performance and/or excellence in extracurricular activities, community service or leadership will hold the key to success.


Applicants must be: an Australian citizen, New Zealand citizen, Australian permanent resident or holder of an Australian permanent humanitarian visa; a commencing student at Deakin University in M729 Juris Doctor in Trimester 1 2022; and enrolled in a minimum of 2 credit points per trimester. Applicants must be able to demonstrate achievement in one of the following: a Weighted Average Mark (WAM)/Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 80 in previous tertiary study, leadership experience, elite sports performance, community service or volunteer activities, the Arts, or an other significant achievement.

Further details

Applicants apply directly to Deakin University via the Deakin Scholarship Application Portal.

Amount $10,000

This scholarship offers tuition fee payments of approximately $10,000 per year ($1250 per credit point enrolled) for the course duration.

Closing date 15 February 2022
Frequency Triennial
Duration years
For Australian students
For international students
Level of study Postgraduate
Field of studys Law
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