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Financial Aid and Scholarships

Our financial aid and scholarship assistance offerings aim to make study at the Adelaide Law School financially accessible to all and recognise high achievers.

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Dean of Law's Fund

Dean of Law's Fund support has been established to support students who are undertaking a program of study in the field of law at the University of Adelaide and who is in financial need and provides small amounts per year towards a student's education costs.

Rules and eligibilty

Applications are considered on an ongoing basis.  

This fund is open to all students who are undertaking a Bachelor of Laws program of study at the University of Adelaide.

  • Items considered may be textbook, stationary, transport and other essential items.
  • Students undertaking 75% of a full course load are considered to be enrolled on a full time basis. Students must be enrolled on the census dates (usually 31 March and 31 August each year) to be eligible to receive this support.
  • Students must be able to demonstrate financial need and be able to provide supporting documentary evidence at the time of application, e.g. details of income tested Commonwealth income support payment, such as Youth Allowance, Austudy, ABSTUDY benefits, or other details of their financial circumstances.
  • Successful recipients will be selected according to academic merit and financial need.
  • Students in receipt of other major University of Adelaide scholarships may not apply for this support.
  • The support must be taken up in the year in which it is offered.


For a full list of all scholarships that are funded by the University, industry and non-profit organisations, which are available to potential and currently enrolled students, visit the scholarships website .

Domestic scholarships
Featured domestic scholarships for 2018 (exclusive to Bachelor of Laws)
Scholarship Duration Payment (per year)
Dr Duncan Memorial Scholarship 1 year $5,000
Johnson Winter & Slattery Law Scholarship 3 years $5,000
William Donnithorne Award 1 year $2,000
J.J. Bray Law Exchange Scholarship 1 year  $5,000
International scholarship

For a full list of international scholarships, visit the international scholarships website

    Student Prizes

    The Adelaide Law School has one of the most extensive financial incentive programs in the University, with over 60 law-specific prizes and scholarships on offer to our students each year. These are funded predominantly by alumni and sponsors who play an important role in encouraging excellence and supporting the next generation of leaders.

    Student Prizes A-Z