First Nations Law Scholarship
Ngalaya and Colin Biggers & Paisley
$5,000 awarded to a passionate and committed Indigenous law student.
The Ngalaya and Colin Biggers & Paisley First Nations Law Scholarship is available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander law students studying in NSW and the ACT. The scholarship was established in 2021 by Ngalaya, and is funded by Colin Biggers & Paisley
2023 Applications Opening Soon
Benefits and criteria
once-off $5,000 payment;
opportunity to participate in Colin Biggers & Paisley training + professional development; and
mentoring support provided by Ngalaya
Applicants must be:
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander; and
enrolled in a Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor at a tertiary institution in NSW or the ACT.
Applicants will be assessed based on their:
demonstrated commitment to First Nations justice;
demonstrated involvement in community-focused work;
potential to advance First Nations' interests throughout their legal career; and
"Not only has this offer significantly reduced financial stress associated with being a student, it has allowed me to devote most of my time to my final years of studies."
Paula-Rose Bassett - 2022