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Scholarships & prizes

Scholarships

Commencing JD students can apply for the following scholarships. Check the UNSW Scholarships website for further details and to apply.

UNSW JD Awards

The UNSW JD Awards have been established to assist high achieving domestic students enrolled in a UNSW JD full-fee place to continue their JD studies at UNSW. To be considered for an Award students must have completed a minimum of 48UOC of JD courses at UNSW and will be assessed on the basis of their results in the UNSW JD only. Awards will be offered to those students with the highest overall JD WAM and a minimum WAM of 75.00 is required.

The awards offer a fee reduction up to a maximum of the difference in fees between a full-fee place and a Commonwealth Supported Place for the remaining duration of the awardee’s JD program. Up to eight awards are available per year. Applications can be made through UAC Postgraduate. For further information please contact law@unsw.edu.au

Prizes

The Law School awards Academic Prizes to the best performing student in each of the 3 years of the JD program:

The Allens Prize for the best performing student in Stage 1 of the Juris Doctor program

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The Banki Haddock Fiora Prize for the best performing student in Stage 2 of the Juris Doctor program

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The Bird & Bird Prize for the best performing student in Stage 3 of the Juris Doctor program.

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These prizes are presented to students at the Annual Law School Awards Evening.