Charles-Lim Capital Asia Leaders Scholarship at Melbourne Law School in Australia

Posted: May 22, 2017 in Australia, Oct-Dec Deadline, PhD
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The Melbourne Law School is accepting applications for Charles-Lim Capital Asia Leaders Scholarship. This scholarship is available for the students to pursue three-year Juris Doctor (JD) degree at Melbourne Law School.

The vision of the Law School and the scholarship’s supporters is that through their world-class legal training and wider perspective of Asia, Australia and the world, future scholars will become leaders and advocates in their communities and will play an important role in fostering closer relationships between Australia and its Asian neighbours.

The University of Melbourne is a public research university located in Melbourne, Australia. Founded in 1853, it is Australia’s second oldest university and the oldest in Victoria.

Students must meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place. As an undergraduate or graduate student, they can satisfy the English language requirements in a number of ways depending on their circumstances.

Course Level: Scholarship is available pursuing Juris Doctor (JD) degree programme.

Study Subject: Scholarship is awarded in the field of law.

Scholarship Award: The value of the scholarship is $25,000 AUD per year for three years, for a total of $75,000 AUD.

Number of Scholarships: One scholarship will be awarded to a student commencing the Melbourne JD (Juris Doctor) Program in 2018.

Scholarship can be taken in Australia

Eligibility:

  • Open to students who are commencing the Melbourne JD and citizens of the following countries/regions: Brunei, Cambodia, China Mainland, Hong Kong SAR, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
  • Australian citizens or permanent residents of Australia are not eligible.

Nationality: Citizens of the following countries/regions: Brunei, Cambodia, China Mainland, Hong Kong SAR, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants to the Melbourne JD must hold an undergraduate degree in a discipline other than law, or a law degree from a different legal system.

Test Requirement: As part of the application process for the Melbourne JD, applicants need to register for, and sit, the LSAT administered by the Law School Admission Council (LSAC). It is an independent, international written test, designed to measure aptitude for graduate legal study. It focuses on reading and verbal reasoning skills, and no knowledge of the law is required.

English Language Requirement: Students must meet the English language requirements of the University to be eligible for a place. As an undergraduate or graduate student, they can satisfy the English language requirements in a number of ways depending on their circumstances.

How to Apply: Applicants must firstly have submitted an application for the Juris Doctor by the application deadline of 1 November for commencement the following year. Applicants who wish to be considered for this scholarship must also complete the scholarship application by the 1 November.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The application deadline is November 1, 2017.

Scholarship Link

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