2017 LawTap Student Scholarship

Are you a law student who is interested in technology? LawTap have announced a new $2,000 student scholarship to go towards your tuition, textbooks or other education costs!

LawTap is the online booking engine that connects lawyers and clients. LawTap also has a rich tradition in supporting all Australians to better understand the law. We have demonstrated this by funding LawAnswers.com.au, Australia’s most popular online legal community since 2014, and sponsoring AustLII and various legal aid resources.

The Scholarship
The LawTap Student Scholarship encourages Australian students to combine their passion for the law by considering how technology can be better used to deliver legal services to Australians. The winner of the LawTap Student Scholarship will receive an AUD$2,000 grant toward student tuition, textbooks or other approved education costs.

Scholarship Eligibility

  • be an Australian citizen or permanent resident of Australia;
  • be enroled in an accredited Australian university or tertiary level training institute and studying at any level as at date of your application; and
  • submit your application by 30 June 2017.

Selection Criteria

The successful applicant must demonstrate:

  • strong academic performance in law and/or technology subjects; and
  • commitment to helping the Australian community better understand the law or access legal services using technology.

Application and Selection Process

To apply for the 2017 LawTap Student Scholarship, please email scholarship@lawtap.com with:

  • your Curriculum Vitae (CV);
  • proof of enrolment at an accredited Australian university or tertiary level training institute; and
  • a letter (750 words or less) or video presentation (5 minutes or less) that clearly sets out your achievement of the Selection Criteria.

Important Dates

Submissions Open: 1 November 2016
Submissions Close: 30 June 2017
2017 LawTap Student Scholarship Winner announced: 5 July 2017

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