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Dean of Law's Support 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.

Dean's support fund application form

Personal details
Permanent home address
Semester home address
What is your nationality?
(You may be required to provide confirmation of Aboriginality e.g. evidence of ABSTUDY or endorsement by an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Organisation.) 
University study details
(e.g. Bachelor of Laws)
(e.g. Year 3)
*Full time study means that you are undertaking at least 75% of the maximum
full time student course load (at least 9 units per semester).
Are you undertaking study as a Commonwealth Supported student?
Have you applied for any other University scholarships?
Do you hold any other scholarships currently?
Financial situation
All applicants?
Income amount (per week)
Living expense (per week)

NOTE: This information is confidential to the Committee

This can include issues such as:

  • The distance you live from campus.
  • Your living arrangements.
  • How many income earners and dependants there are in your family.
  • Whether you and/or your family rent or own your home.
  • Whether you or any of your family members have illnesses or disabilities.
  • Whether you have any significant debts and any other issues relevant to you personally.


I declare that the information I have supplied on this form is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.

I understand that if I am awarded the support and the University of Adelaide at any time thereafter forms the reasonable view that my application included false or misleading information or documentation, the support may be cancelled by the University of Adelaide and any funds I have been paid must be refunded.

I authorise the University of Adelaide to obtain such additional information deemed necessary to assess my application for this support.

I understand that the University of Adelaide will not disclose any information supplied on the application form or obtained for the selection process without my written consent. The information supplied will only be used for the selection process of this support program and will be managed in accordance with the University of Adelaide Privacy Policy and Management Plan available at

I understand that if I am awarded and accept the support, I will be obliged to comply with the terms and conditions of the support.