Monash Juris Doctor Scholarship for Academic Excellence

Monash Juris Doctor Scholarship for Academic Excellence


Close: Trimester 1 2020: 4 Nov 2019

Total scholarship value

Tuition fees paid and $1,000 pa

Sediqa Hussaini

Diploma of Higher Education

Sediqa Hussaini: Because every little bit helps

Receiving a scholarship helps me to focus on my studies. It also means that I know I have the support of others in order to study and reach my goals.

Am I eligible?

You must be one of the following:

  • An Australian citizen
  • A New Zealand citizen
  • Australian permanent resident
  • Australian humanitarian visa holder
  • An International student

You must meet the following criteria:

  • A commencing Monash University postgraduate (coursework) student who is enrolled or intending to enrol full-time as a Monash JD student, attending the Monash Law City Campus.
  • Completion, or are about to complete, an undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification recognised for admission to the Monash JD program with a minimum GPA 6.9/ 7.0 or LSAT score of above 170.


  • Tuition fees paid and $1000 pa for the minimum number of credit points required to complete the degree.
  • Additional $3000 one-off payment to international students in their first year of study to contribute to travel and relocation costs.

Number offered

  • Variable depending on funding

Selection criteria

  • Awarded on the basis of academic achievement.

To retain this scholarship:

  • You must maintain full-time (48 credit points) study load.
  • You must maintain a credit average (60% or above) each semester.

How to apply

  • To apply, submit your application directly to Monash.
  • Applications are open now and close Trimester 1 2020, 4 Nov 2019.
  • This scholarship cannot be deferred.

Every scholarship may have a different application process – or none at all. Read the application details carefully and submit your application by the deadline. For more details, visit our scholarships application page.