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About the scholarship

  • Australia
  • Currently completing high school
  • Part-fee
  • Law

Applications for this scholarship are now open and close on 5 September 2022.

Judge John Newton Mooting Scholarships are awarded exclusively to a Year 12 students who have participated in the Bond University National High School Mooting Competition.

Judge John Newton Mooting Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate high academic achievements, as well as demonstrated record of leadership, initiative and service to your School and/or Community.

Judge John Newton Mooting Scholarships are available to eligible applicants beginning their study at Bond University in either the following January, May or September semester.

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

  • Have participated in the Bond University National High School Mooting Competition.
  • Be predicted to achieve a minimum of ATAR 92.00 or IB Diploma 34.
  • Hold a demonstrated record of leadership. initiative and service to your School and/or Community.
  • Meet the standard entry requirements for your chosen program of study.

Judge John Newton Mooting Scholarships cover up to 50% tuition for a single Bachelor of Laws degree or approved combined undergraduate degree that includes the Bachelor of Laws.

Applications for this scholarship are now open and close on 5 September 2022.

Upon completion of the Bond University Study Application Form, eligible students can apply for scholarships via the Bond University Scholarship Application Form. Simply use the same log-in details as used for your study application and enter 'scholarship' in the keyword field on the Start an Application tab. 

We encourage students to apply for as many scholarships as they are eligible for. Students will only be considered for the scholarships they have applied for. 

Students must complete and submit their scholarship application prior to the application closing date. No late scholarship applications will be considered. If you are applying for more then one scholarship with different application closing dates, it is important to submit your scholarship application form by the earliest scholarship closing date.

Excellence Scholarship applicants will be required to submit the following documents as part of their scholarship application:

  • A School reference (you will be asked to provide your Career Advisors details as part of the scholarship application form and we will follow-up with them directly to provide a reference);  
  • Evidence of your leadership, initiative, and service to your school and/or community. Please use the Summary of Achievements template to present this evidence and upload as one Word or PDF document; and  
  • Copies of certificates from the Bond University National High School Mooting Competition.
  • A personal statement (max 500 words) that reflects on your participation in the Bond University High School Mooting Competition, including what you learnt about yourself during the competition, and what you learnt about the law and about advocacy. You should also reflect generally on your interest in the law and legal advocacy.