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June 2014

Scholarship Applications Reminder of Closing Dates

Law Foundation awards $230,000 annually for Scholarships. This year five scholarships will be awarded, three of which are now open for applications:


Shadow Report Award – closing date is Friday 1st August
$10,000 is awarded annually, to help human rights advocates report on New Zealand’s compliance with its international treaty obligations.

How to apply Previous recipients



International Research Fellowship – closing date 1st September
Up to $125,000 is awarded annually. This is New Zealand’s premier legal research award. It enables research in New Zealand or overseas that aims to make a significant contribution to an area of New Zealand law.

How to apply Previous recipients



Cleary Memorial Prize – closing date 30th September
$5,000 is awarded annually. Applications are open to any young barrister and/or solicitor admitted during the period of three years ending on 31 August in the year of the award.

How to apply Previous recipients



Please contact Law Foundation Director Lynda Hagen if you need further information, or visit the links above to our website.
Lynda Hagen: Ph 04 499 1038 Email