Jennifer Barton Memorial Law Scholarship

Jennifer Barton Memorial Law Scholarship

Value

The Jennifer Barton Memorial Law Scholarship is valued at $5,000.

Duration

The scholarship is tenable for one year only. The scholarship cannot be deferred.

How to Apply

To apply please complete the online Jennifer Barton Memorial Law Scholarship application form.

Closing Date

Applications will open in February and close on 25 February 2019.

Eligibility

The purpose of this scholarship is to support a female student who is undertaking study in the Macquarie Law School. The scholarship was created in memory of a Macquarie Law School graduate Jennifer Barton. Please click here to read Jennifer Barton's biography.

The successful applicant will:

  • be a domestic student starting her second year of a law degree within the Macquarie Law School in the year which the scholarship is awarded;
  • be intending to study full time and internally. A full time waiver can be granted in instances where the student can demonstrate a need to study part time (e.g. carer responsibilities, long term medical condition, currently working part time in a law related field);
  • have demonstrated commitment to their community and/or social justice;
  • be able to demonstrate (via personal statement, letters of reference and/or an interview) some of the personal qualities of Jennifer Barton such as courage, determination, diligence, generosity of spirit and being a role model or mentor;
  • have demonstrated academic merit;
  • have demonstrated financial need.

Applicants are required to provide two letters of reference and an interview will be required.

The scholarship will not be awarded in any year in which no candidate is considered to be of sufficient merit when judged against the selection criteria.

Enquiries

Email csap@mq.edu.au or phone (02) 9850 7337 / (02) 9850 6401.

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