ALSA Grants & Scholarships

ALSA has three Grants or Scholarships available:

  1. ALSA Councillor Grants

  2. Equity Grants Scholarships

  3. Community Involvement Scholarship


  1. ALSA Councillor Grants

The ALSA Councillor Grants assist Councillors from LSS/A's to attend ALSA Council meetings (including ALSA Conference).

For the application upload, please upload a one page PDF that addresses the following criteria:

  • Facts demonstrating financial inability to pay for an ALSA Councillor

  • Breakdown of the amount sought to be granted to the applicant

  • Information regarding a LSS/A's previous funding of ALSA Councillors

  • Financial information regarding the current finances of the applicant

  • Evidence of sponsorship attempts

  • A list of organisations approached for sponsorship

  • A list of current sponsor and their sponsorship contributions

  • All other relevant sources of funding (eg. university)

This document needs to be signed by the President and Treasurer or Vice-President.

Applications close on Friday 26 April 2019 at 5pm.

For further information on the criteria, application requirements and determinate criteria, please refer to Bylaw 2 - Equity and Scholarships.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Amanda Guruge at finance@alsa.asn.au.


2. Equity Scholarships

The Equity Scholarship is provided to an application who demonstrates an equity circumstances affecting their ability to complete their LLB or JD program. An equity circumstance includes circumstances stemming from an applicant's gender, rural/regional location, sexuality, disability or extraordinary family commitments.

Applications should be one page in length, written in size 12 Times New Roman font, and should include:

  • A description of the equitable circumstance affecting their ability to complete their LLB or JD program

  • An estimate of the scholarship amount required. Noting the minimum of the scholarship is $250 each.

  • A description of how the scholarship amount will alleviate the equitable circumstance affecting the applicant’s ability to complete their LLB or JD degree

  • A description of any other funding the applicant is receiving for their identified equitable circumstance

  • Applicant’s may append supporting documentation in addition to the one page application if required. For example, medical documentation or cost estimates

Applications close on Friday 17 May 2019 at 5pm.

For further information on the criteria, application requirements and determinate criteria, please refer to Bylaw 2 - Equity and Scholarships.

We understand the sensitive nature of the information provided in this form and ensure that only relevant people will have access to this information. You can contact Amanda Guruge at finance@alsa.asn.au if you have any questions or concerns.


3. Community Involvement Scholarship

The ALSA Community Involvement Scholarship is open to any ALSA-affiliated university LSS/A or any student enrolled in an LLB or JD program at an ALSA-affiliated university who has a demonstrated commitment to serving and improving their local community, with an emphasis on Australian programs, as well as programs operating on a local scale and/or in regional areas.

The aim of the scholarship is to assist this student or LSS/A in funding their community initiative by providing up to $500 to support their initiative.

Applications close on Friday 17 May 2019 at 5pm.