Undergraduate scholarships

Scholarships for school leavers or bachelors degree study.

The scholarships on this page are focused on law subject areas and programmes. For a comprehensive list of all available scholarships at the University and a scholarships database that you can search, visit Scholarships and awards.

University administered scholarships

A G Davis Scholarship in Law

The A G Davis Scholarship in Law contributes to the support of a full-time University of Auckland Law student who has shown academic excellence.

For detailed information, including the closing date and regulations, visit A G Davis Scholarship in Law.

Sir Alexander Johnstone Scholarship in Law

This Scholarship tenable by students in the Law School may be awarded from time to time under such conditions as the University of Auckland Council determines.

For detailed information, including the closing date and regulations, visit Sir Alexander Johnstone Scholarship in Law.

Brookfields Lawyers Scholarship

The Scholarship was established in 1998 and is financed by an endowment by Brookfields Lawyers of Auckland. The main purpose of the Scholarship is to assist a law student who has completed LLB Part II.

For detailed information, including the closing date and regulations, visit Brookfields Lawyers Scholarship.

Chapman Tripp Iwi Governance Scholarship in Law

The purpose of the Scholarship is to support a student who is enrolled in Part II of the LLB degree and who has a particular interest in iwi management and governance.

For detailed information, including the closing date and regulations, visit Chapman Tripp Iwi Governance Scholarship in Law.

Erica Pabst Scholarship for Equity and Justice

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to support students who are entering Part IV of a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree at the University of Auckland.

Please note: The Erica Pabst Scholarship will not be available for 2018. It will resume in 2019, with applications needing to be submitted by March 2019.

For detailed information, including the closing date and regulations, visit Erica Pabst Scholarship for Equity and Justice.

Martyn Finlay Memorial Scholarship

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to enable academically able students who are demonstrably suffering financial hardship to continue their undergraduate Law studies in Part Three at the University of Auckland.

For detailed information, including the closing date and regulations, visit Martyn Finlay Memorial Scholarship.

Marylyn Eve Mayo Endowment Scholarship

The Scholarship will be awarded to a candidate who is enrolled full-time studying Part Three Undergraduate Law. Selection will be based on academic merit and demonstrable financial hardship.

For detailed information, including the closing date and regulations, visit Marylyn Eve Mayo Endowment Scholarship.

David R Mummery Memorial Scholarship in Law

Awarded to a full-time undergraduate candidate in any part of Part II of the Degree of Bachelor of Laws (LLB) at the University of Auckland and who has completed Part I.
Selection will be based on academic merit, leadership qualities/potential, communication skills and demonstrable financial hardship (proof of financial hardship will be required).

For detailed information, including the closing date and regulations, visit David R Mummery Memorial Scholarship in Law.

University of Auckland Faculty of Law Entry Level Scholarships

The main purpose of the Scholarships is to encourage and support high achieving school leavers to pursue law studies at the University of Auckland. Applications open to students intending to study full-time for the Degree of Bachelor of Laws or Bachelor of Laws conjoint at the University of Auckland.

For detailed information, including the closing date and regulations, visit University of Auckland Faculty of Law Entry Level Scholarships.

Judge Karina Williams Scholarship in Law

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to recognise cultural involvement and academic merit at the University of Auckland by graduating law students of New Zealand Māori descent.

For detailed information, including the closing date and regulations, visit Judge Karina Williams Scholarship in Law.

Moana Schwalger Memorial Pasifika Student Scholarship

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage study in the Faculty of Law by Pasifika students. To take up the Scholarship, the recipient must be a Pasifika student studying full-time in either a Master of Laws or Part III or Part IV of a Bachelor of Laws at the University of Auckland. Applicants must provide evidence of their Pacific Island descent.

For detailed information, including the closing date and regulations, visit Moana Schwalger Memorial Pasifika Student Scholarship.

Externally administered scholarships

AWLA Scholarship - Margaret Wilson Scholarship

Female law students at the University of Auckland or AUT are eligible for this scholarship.. Awarded on basis of academic merit and financial need.

More information is available from the Auckland Women Lawyer’s Association website: Margaret Wilson Scholarship 2017.

Simpson Grierson Law Scholarships

Awarded to full-time LLB or LLB(Hons) students who in the year following application will be enrolled in their third, penultimate year of study (in either a single or double degree programme).

This scholarship is administered by Simpson Grierson. For application information, visit Simpson Grierson - Graduates.

Spencer Mason Travelling Scholarship in Law

Graduates must reside within the Auckland Branch Area of the NZ Law Society.

Closes on the 31st March. Applications forms available from the Secretary, NZ Guardian Trust Co. Ltd, PO Box 33744, Takapuna, Auckland 0740 or email: gail.stevens@nzgt.co.nz.

Smith and Partners Law Scholarships

The Smith and Partners Law Scholarships are awarded annually to students from West Auckland secondary schools to assist them to pay their first year of fees towards a New Zealand university law degree.

For detailed information, including the closing date and regulations, visit Smith and Partners Law Scholarships.