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Zoe Hall Memorial Scholarship

An undergraduate and postgraduate coursework scholarship
This scholarship was established by Minter Ellison and Middletons, Moore and Bevans law firms in memory of Zoe Hall, a graduate of Sydney Law School.

Highlights

Value Eligibility Open date Close date
up to $5000
  • Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • Enrolled in final or penultimate year of Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor
1 December 2021 31 March 2022

How to apply

Apply here.

Benefits

The scholarship is valued up to $5000 and is paid as a one-off payment. The value of the scholarship will be stipulated in the Offer Letter.

Who's eligible

You must:

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
  • be a high academic achiever
  • be enrolled in your final or second last year of the Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or Juris Doctor Program at the University of Sydney
  • have at least one semester remaining in your studies at the time of application.

Background

This scholarship was established by Minter Ellison and Middletons, Moore and Bevans law firms in memory of Zoe Hall, a graduate of Sydney Law School who tragically died with many others at Port Arthur, Tasmania on 28 April 1996. Support for the scholarship comes from the Hall family and friends, a broad cross-section of the legal profession and the wider community.

1. Background

a. This Scholarship was instigated by two law firms: Minter Ellison and Middletons, Moore and Bevans in memory of Zoe Hall, a graduate of Sydney Law School who tragically died with many others at Port Arthur, Tasmania on 28 April 1996. Support for the Scholarship is derived from the Hall family and friends, a broad cross-section of the legal profession and the wider community.

2. Eligibility

a. The Scholarship is offered subject to the applicant being an Australian citizen or an Australian permanent resident and being currently enrolled in their penultimate year or final year of either the Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor Program at University of Sydney at the time of application.

b. Applicants must have at least one semester of enrolment remaining in their eligible program, at the time of application.

3. Selection Criteria

a. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit and a personal statement which outlines the applicant’s contribution to the Sydney Law School, University and wider community.

b. The Scholarship will be awarded on the nomination of a selection committee consisting of the Dean of the Sydney Law School or their nominee, at least one other member of staff from the School and may have a person nominated by the Trust in attendance. The final decision rests with the University of Sydney.

4. Value

a. The Scholarship is valued up to $5,000 and is paid as a one-off payment. The value of the scholarship will be stipulated in the Offer Letter.

b. The Scholarship value will be paid after the census date of the relevant semester.

c. Deferral of the Scholarship is not permitted without the prior permission of the Associate Dean for Professional Law Programs, 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. 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, or
III. 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.

6. Other

a. The scholarship recipient/s may be invited to promote the University of Sydney Law School at University and corporate networking events.