Judge Karina Williams Award in Law

An Award to recognise undergraduate Law students of Māori descent who have met the requirements to graduate.

About the scholarship

Application status: Apply now
Applicable study: Completion of LLB, LLB(Hons) or conjoint
Opening date: 13 June 2024
Closing date: 11 July 2024
Tenure: One year
For: Assistance
Number on offer: Up to two (Refer to Reg.2)
Offer rate: Annually
Value: Up to $2,000 in total

The Award was established in 2013 in the memory of Judge Karina Raewyn Roimata Williams of Tūhoe, Te Whakatōhea, Tainui, Te Aupōuri and Ngāitai Iwi, who was a graduate of the University of Auckland. It is financed from funds donated by Dr Yash Ghai, Robb Lecturer at the University of Auckland in 2007, by legal colleagues and friends of Judge Williams, and by the Williams whānau.

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


How to apply

Please read the regulations carefully to be sure you are eligible to apply. Then click on the “Apply now” button and complete the online application form. We recommend you check the form early in case a reference or endorsement is required to support your application, and to familiarise yourself with the form. All sections (including request sections) must be completed by the closing date, which is midnight on the specified date (unless stated otherwise). We recommend you do not have two different scholarship applications open within the same browser.

Outcomes are determined by a selection committee and are usually notified around eight weeks after the closing date.

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