King’s Counsel Scholarship

A Scholarship of up to $5,000 for New Zealand Citizens or Permanent Residents enrolled in Part II, III or IV of an LLB or LLB(Hons) or associated conjoint degree.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: Part II, III or IV of LLB, LLB(Hons) or associated conjoint programme
Opening date: 13 April 2023
Closing date: 25 May 2023
Tenure: One year
For: Assistance with study
Number on offer: Two
Offer rate: Annually
Value: Up to $5,000 each

The Scholarship was established in 2020 and is funded by a group of alumni of the Auckland Law School who have been appointed King’s Counsel.

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to support undergraduate Law students who have achieved academically, but who are experiencing hardships or who may have been disadvantaged due to their personal circumstances.


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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Every effort has been made to ensure the information we have supplied is correct and up to date. However we strongly advise that you check the regulations, application forms and any other information that is available, to ensure you meet the eligibility criteria for any application you might make, and that you understand the implications of any regulations, awarding value and closing dates.