Applications are invited for Funded Len King Undergraduate Law Scholarships at the University of Adelaide or Flinders University, Australia.
The Len King Undergraduate Law Scholarships was established in 2014 by the Don Dunstan Foundation on behalf of the King family, in memory of the Hon Len King AC QC and his lifetime of dedication to social justice. A man of dedication and vision, Len King made significant contributions to the community in South Australia throughout his career as South Australian Attorney General, Minister for Community Welfare, Consumer Affairs, and Aboriginal Affairs and as 7th Chief Justice of South Australia.
The prestigious Dunstan Foundation Len King Scholarship assists individuals who, for financial reasons, would not otherwise be able to attend university to fulfil their dream of studying law.
In conjunction with our partner organisations, The University of Adelaide and Flinders University, we offer this opportunity for worthy candidates to pursue a career in law. This was developed with invaluable guidance and support from the Wyatt Trust.
Successful applicants will receive the following benefits:
The award of up to $15,000 per annum, paid for up to four years, provides funds for general living expenses.
To be eligible for the Len King Undergraduate Law Scholarships, applicant must be:
- planning to enrol in studies in 2021
- eligible to commence or re-commence full-time study in a Bachelor of Laws or Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice
- studying on-campus at either Flinders University or The University of Adelaide
- on a low income or facing financial hardship
- an Australian resident, or holding a humanitarian visa
- interested in Social Justice (a just distribution of wealth, opportunities and privileges within a society)
Applications must be on the prescribed form that it is available through the Don Dunstan Foundation website or by calling (08) 8313 3364.
The Len King Undergraduate Law Scholarships is means tested. The committee will assess eligibility based on total family income. Therefore, applicants need to be able to provide details of their own income/ their partner’s and/ or parent’s income (parent’s income only relevant if under the age of 25).
Contact details for two referees. You will need to advise your referees that you are applying for the scholarship and that the Selection Committee may contact them.