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2023 CQUniCares Holding Redlich Indigenous Law Scholarship

CQUniCares Holding Redlich Indigenous Law Scholarships provide recognition and financial support to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students studying a laws related undergraduate course who reside and study in North Queensland.

Scholarship Value: Up to $5,000

Length of Scholarship: 1 (One) Year

Number Available: 2 (Two)

Opening Date: 04 October 2022

Closing Date: 30 January 2023

Study LevelUndergraduate
Year of StudyAny
CitizenshipAustralian Citizen
EthnicityAboriginal; Torres Strait Islander
Study RegionCairns; Townsville
Study ModeAll modes
Study LoadAll loads
GenderAny

To be eligible to receive the CQUniCares Holding Redlich Indigenous Law Scholarship, an applicant must meet the following criteria:

  • Be enrolled or intending to enrol at CQUniversity in Term 1, 2023
  • Identify as Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander and be able to provide a Confirmation of Identity or 2 x Cultural References + a Statutory Declaration
  • Be enrolled in one of the following courses:
    • Bachelor of Laws - CG98
    • Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Science (Psychology) - CL51
    • Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Accounting - CB68
    • Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts - CB94
    • Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Business - CL53
    • Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Criminology - CL94
    • Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Information technology - CL54
    • Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Property - CL52
  • Live in North Queensland, anywhere north of Cardwell (postcode range: including and above 4849)
  • Be enrolled with a term study load of at least 12 credit points*
  • Be an Australian Citizen with a permanent home address in Australia
  • Be enrolled at Census Date in Term 1, 2023
  • Not be receiving multiple CQUniversity Scholarships that exceed the annual value of $10,000

*Payments may continue to be awarded on a pro rata basis to students completing less than 12 credit points in extenuating circumstances. This is at the discretion of both the Student Scholarships Team and the Holding Redlich.

Applicants will be assessed based on an application form and a written submission of no more than 250 words addressing the following:

“How will a CQUniversity Scholarship assist with your studies?”

Ongoing Criteria

In addition to the ongoing eligibility requirements, the successful applicants must:

    In addition to the eligibility criteria, the successful applicant must:

  • Maintain a minimum GPA of 4.0 each term
  • Remain enrolled in the course as at Census Date each term with a study load of 12 credit points or more.

Please note that failure to meet the continuing eligibility criteria may result in the scholarship being cancelled.

The Scholarships Team are unable to provide updates to students on the progress of their individual application until all assessments are completed.

Applications must include all necessary supporting documents. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applicants will need to supply the following supporting documentation:

  • Written submission
  • Confirmation of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Identity Documents. Please see FAQ for more information.

All requests for further information to support applications will be sent to the student email account.

To apply for the CQUniCares Holding Redlich Indigenous Law Scholarship:

Complete a Scholarship Online Application Form, ensuring all supporting documentation is completed and attached as outlined here

  • For Current students (applicants who have already have a Student ID number) apply through MyCQU. You will need to log in with your student details.
  • For Future students (applicants who have applied or are intending to apply to study at CQUniversity but not yet received or accepted an offer) apply now.

Complete applications must be received by 10 am AEST on the closing date. Please ensure all supporting documents are attached to the application as incomplete applications will not be considered.

Students will be notified of the outcome of their application via their student email accounts only. Decisions are final.
Holding Redlich

Holding Redlich has a longstanding commitment to working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples through its legal services. Over time this commitment has expanded to working to create sustainable relationships, including through employment opportunities.  In this regard, Holding Redlich is committed to working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to reach tangible and transformative outcomes involving the creation and support of clear pathways for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander law students to obtain employment in the legal industry. Accordingly, Holding Redlich establishes this scholarship to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander law students with the completion of their university education.