Martyn Finlay Memorial Scholarship

A Scholarship to support a student enrolled in Part III of an LLB who is experiencing financial hardship.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: LLB Part III
Opening date: 13 June 2024
Closing date: 25 July 2024
Tenure: One year
For: Financial Assistance
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: Annually
Value: Up to $2,400

In memory of the late Hon Dr Allan Martyn Finlay QC, Member of Parliament for the North Shore 1946–1949, Vice President of the New Zealand Labour Party from 1956–1958, President from 1958–1963, Member for Waitakere 1963–1978, Attorney General and Minister of Justice in the Labour Government of 1972–1975 and in 1973-1974 led the New Zealand case against the French nuclear testing at Muroroa. He was a long time member of the University of Auckland Council.

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.


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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