Dodson Indigenous Juris Doctor Scholarship
This scholarship is made available to Indigenous students who are studying the Juris Doctor in recognition of their high achievement.
The scholarship was named after distinguished Monash Alumnus Professor Michael Dodson AM and his daughter Inala (Dodson) Cooper, as the first Aboriginal parent and child to graduate from the Monash Law School, and in recognition of their contribution to the Indigenous community and to Indigenous affairs over many years.
Close: Trimester 1 2020: 4 Nov 2019
Total scholarship value
Up to $162,000
Variable depending on funding
Am I eligible?
You must be one of the following:
- An Australian citizen
You must meet the following criteria:
- Hold or about to complete an undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification recognised for admission to the Monash Juris Doctor Program.
- Intend to enrol, or currently enrolled, as a Monash Juris Doctor student, attending the Monash University Law Chambers.
- Variable depending on funding.
- Based on academic achievement
- The selection panel will give preference to your application if it shows evidence of community-mindedness and active involvement in community work (short-listed students will be contacted regarding this)
To retain this scholarship:
- You must demonstrate satisfactory academic progress as determined by the Faculty of Law
How to apply
Every scholarship may have a different application process – or none at all. Read the application details carefully and submit your application by the deadline.