La Trobe University Law Scholarships for Canadians

16 May 2023

Are you thinking of studying law?  La Trobe University has law scholarships for Canadians!

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International students thinking about applying for an undergraduate or postgraduate course will be automatically considered for a La Trobe International Scholarship.

The La Trobe International Scholarship rewards high-achieving international students and provides up to a 30 percent reduction in course fees for selected courses.

This scholarship will be applied as a discount to tuition fees for each subject studied for the entire duration of the course. Recipients are required to meet all conditions (if applicable) outlined in the Letter of Offer and accept the offer by paying the required deposit before the scholarship can be applied.

WAM* Scholarship Amount
55–69.9 La Trobe University International Academic Scholarship 20%
70–74.9 La Trobe University International Merit Scholarship 25%
75+ La Trobe University International Excellence Scholarship 30%

Study at La Trobe Law School

La Trobe Law School’s progressive and practical courses ensure that graduates are career ready—and ready to make a difference in their local and global communities. Their vision is to create a teaching and learning environment that focuses on social justice and employability, with research outcomes that shape the law for the better.

Juris Doctor
As a La Trobe Juris Doctor student, you’ll pursue your interests and develop specialist knowledge through the university’s wide range of law electives, including subjects exploring commercial, environmental, health, human rights, and international law.

With state-of-the-art facilities, highly personalized study experience, and the university’s 25-year history of educating legal practitioners, you’ll graduate as a member of La Trobe’s extensive alumni network—so your professional network could include barristers, solicitors, magistrates, judges, and in-house legal counsel for major global organizations.

La Trobe’s Juris Doctor provides the academic requirements you need to apply for admission to practice law in Victoria. The course also gives you the necessary foundations to practice law internationally.

Program: Juris Doctor
Location: Melbourne CBD
Intake: March
Duration: 3 years
Application deadline: International applicants are assessed on a rolling-admissions basis. The earlier your application is submitted the better.
Admissions requirements: You must have a completed undergraduate degree with a minimum GPA of 2.7/4.0 (approximately 70%). A grade point average (GPA) above 3.0/4.0 (73% – 76%) will receive an automatic offer. Candidates must also submit a personal statement. The LSAT is not required for admission.


Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
In La Trobe’s Bachelor of Laws (Honours), you’ll develop the knowledge and expertise to establish yourself as a forward-thinking legal professional. You’ll combine outstanding intellectual and skills-based legal training with a progressive approach to law, preparing you for a rewarding career.

Put your knowledge into practice with opportunities for real-world placement experiences—from working in environments including community legal centres, law firms and government agencies to building mentor relationships with judges, magistrates, and coroners.

You may also study your Bachelor of Laws (Honours) as a double degree and add a new discipline to your expertise such as arts, criminology, commerce, science, psychological science, global studies, or media and communications.

Program: Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
Location: Melbourne CBD or Bendigo
Intake: Feb/March & July each year
Duration: 4 years
Application deadline: International applicants are assessed on a rolling-admissions basis. The earlier your application is submitted the better.
Admissions requirements: Completed high school diploma with a minimum GPA of 90% and Grade 12 English.

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Learn more about scholarships and La Trobe University Law School. Please email us at [email protected] for more info about studying law in Australia.