University of Queensland Richard Cooper Scholarship, Australia 2023

About the Scholarship:

Applications are now open for the Richard Cooper Scholarship at the University of Queensland. This scholarship is available for postgraduate students studying law and is designed to support students with financial need. The scholarship value and the number of awards vary.

Details about the Richard Cooper Scholarship:

  • Scholarship Sponsor: University of Queensland, Australia.
  • Scholarship Value: Varies.
  • Number of Awards: Varies.
  • Study Level: Postgraduate.
  • Host Institution: University of Queensland, Australia.

Eligibility Criteria for Richard Cooper Scholarship:

To be eligible for the Richard Cooper Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be domestic students.
  • Applicants must be enrolled or intend to enroll full-time in either the Master of Laws or postgraduate research (HDR) degree in Law at the University of Queensland.
  • Applicants must be able to provide evidence of financial necessity.

Selection Criteria:

The scholarship selection committee will consider the following criteria:

  • Academic achievements.
  • Demonstrated financial need.
  • A genuine interest in studying law.

Application Process for Richard Cooper Scholarship:

To apply for the Richard Cooper Scholarship, follow these steps:

  1. When the application portal is available, submit your application using the online application portal here.
  2. You will need to provide the following documents and information as part of your application:
    • CV.
    • Academic reports from grades 11 and 12, or official academic records for previous postsecondary studies.
    • Proof of financial difficulties, such as Centrelink or ATO statements and family income.
    • Details of any other scholarships or bursaries you have received, including the name of the scholarship/bursary, granting organization, duration, and amount.
    • A statement addressing the following points:
      • Why you are interested in studying law (not more than 300 words).
      • Your financial circumstances or need (maximum 500 words).
      • Your personal qualities (maximum 500 words), which may include information about your leadership potential, responsibilities towards others, community involvement, achievements in the arts or sports, and more.
  3. Combine multiple files into a single .doc, .docx, .pdf, or .zip file if needed. Use the naming convention Lastname-Firstname-DocumentType for your files, e.g.,

Important Notes:

  • Late or incomplete scholarship applications will not be accepted.
  • The scholarship selection committee will meet after the application deadline, and applicants will be notified of the results in writing. If you are selected, you may be contacted for an interview.

Application Dates:

  • Applications open on 1 August 2023.
  • Applications close on 16 February 2024.

The Richard Cooper Scholarship is an opportunity for domestic postgraduate students with financial need to pursue their studies in law at the University of Queensland. If you meet the eligibility criteria and have a genuine interest in law, consider applying for this scholarship to support your education.

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