Murdoch Pre-Law Scholarship

The School of Law aims to provide a fee waiver scholarship for the Pre-Law Program for a student in financial hardship, and can demonstrate a desire to succeed in a demanding course.

The Pre-Law Program aims to assist students who have the requisite intellectual capacity and diligence to succeed in Law, but may not have the recognised prior learning or been able to gain entry into the School via the usual pathways.


One scholarship is available


Tuition fees reimbursed at the completion of the course


Open:  Monday 30 September, 2019
Closes: Sunday, 01 March 2020


 The recipient will be reimbursed the cost of the course fees upon successful completion of the course


To apply for this scholarship you must:

  • Be enrolled in the Murdoch University School of Law Pre-Law program.
  • Be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident.
More info:

How to apply

1 Download and save the application form.
2 Complete the form and save it under your name.
3 Email the following documents to
  • Completed application form;
  • A personal statement describing:
    • The nature of your interest in law; and
    • The circumstances of financial hardship that would make it difficult for you to complete the program without this scholarship.
  • Evidence of financial hardship (e.g. payslips, Tax Notice of Assessment, and/or Centrelink income statement); and
  • A written reference from a person qualified to comment on your ability to complete this course. Your referee should be qualified to comment on your prior work experience and/or general aptitude and motivation for studying.

What happens next?

Your application will be ranked with other applications in an assessment of the combination of each of the following:

  • Your general eligibility;
  • Your personal statement
  • A written reference from one or two people

Applicants will be contacted by the Scholarships Office via the email address registered in MyInfo and no further communication will be entered into.