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Peter Cameron Sydney Oxford Scholarship

An undergraduate and postgraduate coursework scholarship
Promoting further study in law after the completion of a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or a Juris Doctor.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
$40,000
  • Applied for Bachelor of Civil Law (or equivalent) at the University of Oxford
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
12 October 2020 24 January 2021

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

The scholarship is valued at $40,000 and will be paid as a one off payment upon proof of enrolment in the Bachelor of Civil Law at the University of Oxford.

Who's eligible

You must be:

  • an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • about to graduate/have graduated in the last two years from the Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor at the University of Sydney
  • have applied for, or be willing to undertake, a Bachelors of Civil Law (or equivalent degree as determined by the Dean of the University of Sydney Law School) at the University of Oxford.

Background

This scholarship was established by the University of Sydney Law School and the Cameron family through contributions from the friends and colleagues of the late Peter Cameron. The aim of the scholarship is to promote further study in law after the completion of a Bachelor of Laws or a Juris Doctor.

1. Background

a. The University of Sydney Law School and the Cameron family established this Scholarship through contributions from the friends and colleagues of the late Peter Cameron to promote further study in law after the completion of a Bachelor of Laws or a Juris Doctor.

2. Eligibility

a. Applicants must be either an Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident and are:

I. about to graduate from their Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor at the University of Sydney, or

II. have graduated from a Bachelor of Law or Juris Doctor from the University of Sydney within the last 2 years.

b. The applicant must have applied, or be willing to undertake a Bachelors of Civil Law, or equivalent degree as determined by the Dean of the University of Sydney Law School, at the University of Oxford.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of:

I. academic merit, and

II. a personal statement which demonstrates the applicant’s leadership and community service.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of a selection committee consisting of the Dean of the University of Sydney Law School or their nominated delegate, and at least one other member of staff from the School.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued at $40,000 and is tenable for one year only.

b. The Scholarship value will be paid as a one-off payment upon proof of enrolment in the Bachelor of Civil Law at the University of Oxford.

c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Dean of the University of Sydney Law School, or their nominee and it is not transferable for another purpose.

d. The Scholarship will be offered subject to the availability of funds.

e. No other amount is payable.

5. Ongoing eligibility

a. The recipient must remain successfully enrolled in the Bachelor of Civil Laws at the University of Oxford for the one-year period.

6. Termination

a. The Scholarship will be terminated if the recipient:

I. withdraws from an eligible course or fails to enrol,

II. is determined by the University to be guilty of serious misconduct, including, but not limited to, having provided false or misleading information as part of their Scholarship application,

III. is awarded an alternative primary scholarship from the University of Sydney for a similar purpose. In such circumstances this scholarship will be terminated in favour of the alternative scholarship where the alternative scholarship is of higher value, or

IV. any other provision as indicated in these terms that would lead to termination.

b. Once the Scholarship has been terminated, it will not be reinstated unless due to University error.

c. Where a student is found guilty of serious misconduct or the Scholarship is terminated under any instance in the Termination Clause of these terms and conditions, the University reserves the right to request that any Scholarship funds paid to the Scholarship recipient be reimbursed.

d. If the Scholarship is terminated the University reserves the right to request the recipient refund any monies paid as part of this Scholarship.