Hunt & Hunt Law Scholarship
Scholarship Type: Indigenous
Scholarship Group: B
- $7,500 per year for up to five years*
*full-time, or part-time equivalent
Applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
Confirmation of Identity:
- identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and submit documentation declaring and confirming Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander identity.
- new or continuing student
- any Bachelor of Laws program
- identify as female
Hunt & Hunt
Hunt & Hunt was established in 1929 and is a vibrant law firm with a national footprint that delivers tailored legal advice to clients throughout Australia and internationally. They are a founding member of Interlaw, an independent global network of high-quality, commercial law firms.
Hunt & Hunt help their public and private sector clients navigate complex legal problems by providing practical, creative, and innovative commercial and legal advice. They appreciate the changing legal environment in which clients operate within and providing focused strategic advice is a core focus of the firm.
Hunt & Hunt are passionate about the close and inclusive way they work with clients. They build relationships founded on a genuine interest in clients, characterised by understanding and trust. Clients look to them for more than legal skills and knowledge. Throughout a 90+ year history Hunt & Hunt have been committed to corporate social responsibility and investing in the communities in which they live and work.
Hunt & Hunt recognise the professional obligation to provide pro bono legal services and have been a signatory to the National Pro Bono Aspirational Target since 2012. They encourage and support our legal practitioners to assist disadvantaged, marginalised, and vulnerable members of their community to access legal services.
Application and Selection Process
Applicants must provide a statement supporting their application indicating how they believe receiving the scholarship will assist them with their studies and future careers. This statement should give a sufficient explanation of the applicant's background and current circumstances to enable the University to judge their eligibility, need and merit.
Successful applicants will be selected based on their written application, academic potential, ability to meet the criteria, and, where appropriate, performance in an interview before a selection panel.
Further information and how to apply can be found on our Indigenous Scholarships page.
Continuing Eligibility Criteria
- Recipients must remain enrolled at Western.
- Recipients must maintain a minimum GPA of 4.0