Judge Karina Williams Scholarship in Law

A Scholarship to recognise undergraduate Law students of Māori descent who have met the requirements to graduate.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: Completion of LLB, LLB(Hons) or conjoint
Opening date: TBC
Closing date: TBC
Tenure: One year
For: Assistance
Number on offer: One or two (Refer to Reg.2)
Offer rate: Annually
Value: Up to $2,000

The Scholarship was established in 2013 in the memory of Judge Karina Raewyn Roimata Williams of Tuhoe, Te Whakatohea, Tainui, Te Aupouri and Ngaitai 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 whanau.

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.


How to apply

Scholarship applications will usually open around six weeks before the closing date. Please read the regulations carefully to be sure you are eligible before you apply.

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