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.

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 law at the University of Adelaide and who are experiencing financial difficulties which impact on their studies and demonstrate short-term financial need in either education or living expenses.

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  • Rules and eligibility

    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 determined according to demonstrated financial need and academic merit.
    • The support must be taken up in the year in which it is offered.

Student and Teaching Support Fund

This fund is available to support students who are undertaking study tours or travel that relates to their Law studies, students may also apply for support with registration fees for moots and other competitions.

This fund will be advertised from time to time. Funding is at the Dean's discretion and is dependent on sufficient funds being available in a given year. Applications of support should be made via


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.

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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