For students commencing the Juris Doctor; worth up to 100% of tuition fees paid.
The scholarship is for the standard duration of full-time* or part-time** studies in the Juris Doctor program.
In semester 1, 2024, there will be up to two (2) scholarships available:
Successful recipients must maintain satisfactory academic progress each semester for their scholarship to continue.
*Full-time is up to three (3) years.
**Part-time is up to six (6) years.
***Scholarship recipients who are RMIT staff require their own School, College or Portfolio to support them with 25% of the total tuition fees waived for the duration of scholarship.
To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:
If you are a RMIT staff member and want to be considered for 50% of your tuition fees paid/waived, you must have support from your School, College or Portfolio for half of the payment/waiver. If you do not have this support, you cannot be considered for this scholarship.
*The scholarship does not include programs through RMIT Online or via Open Universities Australia (OUA).
** Students with a Commonwealth Support Place (CSP) are ineligible to be considered.
The online application form will be made available here when applications open.
Depending on your circumstances, you will need to provide different types of evidence and material to support your scholarship application. Applications without supporting documents will not be considered.
You will also need:
Please visit Supporting Your Application for more information.
It is expected that the online application will take approximately thirty minutes to complete. The main application questions are listed below to allow you time to prepare your answers prior to starting the online application.
Additional question for Indigenous applicants:
Find out more about applying for scholarships.
Applications are now closed.
Applications are now closed.
View the Coursework Scholarships Office’s terms and conditions (PDF, 698KB).
As the holder of this scholarship you must:
Funded by the School of Graduate Business and Law, the Juris Doctor Scholarship has been established to support students to achieve their educational dreams.
The scholarship application process is highly competitive with a limited number of scholarships available. Unfortunately, not all eligible applicants will receive one.
Only successful candidates will be notified via email to their RMIT student account.
For information about other financial assistance available to RMIT students, please speak to one of our Student Welfare Advisors.
Acknowledgement of Country
RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.