Howard Nathan Law School Bursary


Single payment

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Amount conditions

There is no restriction on a recipient of this award's eligibility to apply for and hold other awards.

Who is it for?

Future undergraduates, 1st year undergraduates, 2nd year undergraduates, 3rd year undergraduates, Honours, Future postgraduate coursework, Postgraduate coursework, 4th year undergraduates, 5th year undergraduates, Australian Citizen, Humanitarian Visa, International Student, New Zealand Citizen, Permanent Resident

Where is it available?

Melbourne, Bendigo


Howard Nathan has held a relationship with the Law School for some time, and has been an Adjunct Professor in the Law School since 2018. He was presented an honorary degree Doctor of Laws in July 2017 in recognition of a lifetime of significant community service and philanthropy.

Are you eligible to apply?

To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, applicants must:

Be one of the following:

  • Australian Citizens
  • Australian Permanent Residents
  • Humanitarian Visa Holders
  • International students

And must be planning to enrol or be enrolled into the discipline of Law in 2021. The following courses are eligible:

  • Juris Doctor
  • Master of Laws
  • Bachelor of Laws single or double degrees
  • Bachelor of Criminology single or double degrees

Eligible students must have an ATAR of 70 or above for commencing students or WAM of 65 or above for continuing students.

Recipients of the scholarship shall be selected by the University based on their:

personal statement, details of which are outlined within the application form.

Recipient obligations

At the end of the year, the recipient will need to undertake a milestone report i.e. 200-300 words, to update Hon. Howard Nathan of their involvement within the bursary, and to highlight what the opportunity has provided them.

How to apply

Applications have now closed.

Who to contact for further information

Scholarships Office,