The College of Law Merit Scholarship objective is to attract and support top-quality international postgraduate students at the Australian National University. The funding for this Award has been provided by the Australian National University.

About The Australian National University

The University is a public research university based in Canberra, the capital of Australia. The university’s main campus in Acton encompasses seven teaching and research colleges, in addition to several national academies and institutes.

The University is recognized as one of the world’s leading universities- and is rated as the number one university in Australia and the Southern Hemisphere by the 2022 QS World University Rankings, and second in Australia in the Times Higher Education rankings.

Compared to other universities in the world, Australian National University is rated 27th by the 2022 QS World University Rankings, and rated 54th by the 2022 Times Higher Education. The university was founded in 1946 and is the only university to have been formed by the Parliament of Australia.

The Australian National University history can be traced to Canberra University College, which was founded in 1929 and was incorporated into the university in 1960. The university enrolls 10,052 undergraduate and 10,840 postgraduate students and employs 3,753 staff.

More About the School

The University counts six Nobel laureates and 49 Rhodes scholars among its faculty and alumni. The Australian National University has educated two prime ministers, 30 current Australian ambassadors, and over a dozen current heads of government departments in Australia.

Furthermore, with more than 10,000 trees on its campus, the Australian National University won an International Sustainable Campus Network Award in 2009 and was rated the 2nd greenest university campus in Australia in 2011.

In the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020, the Australian National University was rated 6th in the world for geology, 7th for philosophy, 8th in the world for politics, 9th in the world for sociology, 13th in the world for development studies, and 15th in the world for linguistics.

A 2017 study by Times Higher Education reported that Australian National University was the world’s 7th (first in Australia) most international university. In the 2020 Times Higher Education Global Employability University Ranking, an annual rating of university graduates’ employability, the university was rated 15th in the world (first in Australia).

Worth of College of Law Merit Scholarship

The Scholarship is valued at AUD 10,000, with the scholarship to be paid in one installment, after the census date of the first semester of the postgraduate program, unless otherwise stated in the letter of offer.

Eligibility for College of Law Merit Scholarship

  • To be qualified for this Scholarship, you must be an international student.
  • Each candidate must have made an application for admission to the Master of Laws (LLM) program at the Australian National University to be qualified.
  • Each candidate must have an excellent academic record as defined by a minimum GPA of 5.0 out of 7 or above.

How to Apply for College of Law Merit Scholarship

If you are interested in the College of Law Merit Scholarship and eligible for the scholarship, visit the university’s official website to apply.

Deadline for College of Law Merit Scholarship

The deadline for the scholarship is not specified but the scholarship is still open.

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