Scholarship detail

Wellington Women Lawyers' Association Scholarships


$3000.00 each

Tenure of award:

The scholarships are tenable for one year, however previous recipients may apply for the scholarship in future years.

Closing dates for applications:

31 March 2019
Applications close 31 March.

Number of awards offered:

Up to two

History or background of award

These Scholarships have been established by the Wellington Women Lawyers' Association.

Purpose of award

To assist women studying law at Victoria University of Wellington.

Selection criteria

Applicants for this scholarship must be:
- Female
- Full-time undergraduate students studying at 200 level or above
- Studying for their LLB at Victoria University (Students studying for their LLM may also be considered).

How do students apply?

The closing date for applications is 31 March. An online application will be available here approximately one month prior to the closing date.

Additional information

This scholarship may be held simultaneously with other awards.

Decision makers

The selection panel shall consist of two representatives of the Wellington Women Lawyers Association, a Female staff member of the VUW Law Faculty and the Convenor of the Scholarships Committee (or nominee). The Manager of the Finance Advisory Service may also be involved in the selection process.

How and when do students learn of the decision?

The selection will be made primarily on the basis of financial need. Factors such as each applicant’s commitment to study, family and community involvement will also be assessed. Secondary consideration will be given to academic achievement although the successful students will have proven their ability to continue in the study of Law.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

The Victoria University Foundation will ask recipients to write thank you letters on receiving the Award and an end of year progress report to the Wellington Women Lawyers Association.

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact:

Position: The Scholarships Office
Organisation: Victoria University of Wellington
Address: PO Box 600 Wellington 6140 New Zealand
Phone: +64 4 463 5557