Master of Laws (LLM) Scholarship

The Faculty of Business and Law is offering up to 10 scholarships per year from Trimester 1 2019 until Trimester 3 2023 to eligible students who are enrolled in M726 Masters of Laws (LLM) at the Deakin Law School.

Important dates

Opening date to Trimester 1 2019.

Closing date Trimester 3 2023.


Successful scholarship recipients will receive a fee reduction of $1,250 per credit point (up to a maximum of $10,000 for the duration of the 8-credit point course). Noting that the scholarship cannot be funded for credit points granted for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL). The scholarship is subject to maintaining good academic performance. Students must maintain a minimum 65 Weighted Average Mark (WAM) throughout the course or the scholarship will be revoked, and no further fee reductions will be granted.

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Learn more about admission criteria for M726 Master of Laws

Students required to undertake English at Deakin University English Language Institute (DUELI) will be offered a bursary that covers 5 weeks of English.

This scholarship is available for the normal course duration (1 year full-time or part-time equivalent).

Eligibility criteria

International students enrolled in M726 Master of Laws and studying full time onshore in Australia in accordance with student visa requirements. The scholarship cannot be deferred from the commencement date in the letter of offer and no benefit is payable or financial credit accrued during any period of intermission.

Students will be selected for a scholarship based on the quality of their admission documents submitted for M726 Master of Laws which outline academic merit, professional experience and a detailed personal statement. Scholarship offers will lapse if not accepted within 2 weeks of issue.

To apply for admission to the LLM program, a student must have completed a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree or equivalent, and no less than four years of full-time study at a university or other approved educational institution and satisfied the minimum entry requirements of the LLM program. In some circumstances consideration may also be given to students who have more than two years of relevant work experience.

Candidates for the LLM program must also demonstrate English Language competency at Band B as set out in Schedule A to the Admission Criteria Selection (Higher Education Courses) procedure before commencing study.

Students will be required to complete an application for the Master of Laws Program and will be selected for the scholarship based on academic merit, professional experience, quality of their application, and interview performance.

How to apply

Students who meet the eligibility criteria will be automatically assessed for the scholarship and will be advised of the outcome.

For further information, please email Deakin Law School.


Please note, students may be required to attend an interview for this scholarship.