The UTS Law Insearch Myanmar Australia Scholarship
The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) Law Insearch Myanmar Australia Scholarship supports Burmese law students from disadvantaged backgrounds in their career and personal development. The scholarship recipients will play an important role deepening the connections between the legal academic and professional communities in Myanmar and Australia.
The UTS Law Insearch Myanmar Australia Scholarship is made possible thanks to the generous support of Dr Mitchell Landrigan, a visiting professor at UTS Law, and UTS Insearch, the premium pathway provider to UTS.
Applications for The UTS Law Insearch Myanmar Australia Scholarship open on 4th of June and applications close on the 31st of July.
What this scholarship will give you
A two-week study tour in Sydney, Australia
You will observe classes at the Faculty of Law at UTS, interact with students and academics, and visit government institutions and workplaces. You will develop your skills and gain a broader understanding of Australian history, culture and how law is taught and learned in a foreign country. UTS is located in downtown Sydney, Australia and is only a short trip by public transport to sites such as the Opera House, the New South Wales Supreme Court and the State Parliament.
200 teaching hours OF ACADEMIC ENGLISH
The scholarship will give you 200 hours of Level 5 Academic English at AEC.
A PAID INTERNSHIP OF 3 MONTHS at baker mckenzie law firm
A paid internship of 3 months in the Yangon office of Baker Mckenzie with an allowance of $100 USD per month.
Are you eligible to apply?
This scholarship is offered to disadvantaged high-performing law students. The criteria is as follows:
- Applicants must be completing their Law degree (undergraduate or postgraduate) at the end of 2018.
- Applicants must have a minimum grade point average of 3.5/5 for the first 4 years of their law degree.
- Applicants must have English suitable to enter into advanced English classes to support their internship and travel to Sydney in 2018. Following being selected as a finalist, AEC will contact the student to sit a placement test to assess their level of English.
- Applicants must be able to demonstrate they are from a disadvantaged background or face social/economic hardship. This could mean the student is from a low-income family and/or from a remote area.
Who is this scholarship provided by?
University of technology sydney
UTS is ranked Australia’s Number 1 Young University. It is a dynamic and cosmopolitan university situated in the heart of Australia’s global city of Sydney. UTS’ Faculty of Law is recognised as one of the leading law schools in Australia and ranked among the top 50 law schools in the world by QS. UTS Insearch is the pathway college of UTS. AEC is an English centre in Yangon which exclusively delivers UTS Insearch’s academic English curriculum in Myanmar.
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For almost 70 years, Baker McKenzie has provided sophisticated advice and legal services to many of the world‘s most dynamic and successful organisations. With more than 5,000 locally qualified, internationally experienced lawyers in 47 countries, we provide our clients with the innovative legal solutions they expect from a leading global law firm, together with commercial pragmatism and seasoned experience. The Yangon office advises foreign and local companies across a broad range of industries. We have expertise in all areas of Myanmar law including corporate commercial, banking and finance, energy, infrastructure, mergers & acquisitions, competition, employment, intellectual property, real estate, regulatory & compliance and tax.
An internship at Baker McKenzie will give you a real insight into our firm and the type of work we undertake, both in Myanmar and elsewhere. We aim to help students transition from university to legal practice by working closely with our partners and associates and providing them with diverse and challenging legal work. Our programme is designed for people who enjoy a challenge and want new opportunities. People who are strong academically and practical in their approach and who seek a friendly and inclusive culture where making a difference to our local and global communities matters will make the most out of our programme.
The scholarship seeks to assist and empower law students, particularly students who have faced economic and social challenges. A world of opportunity awaits you through the UTS Law Insearch Myanmar Australia Scholarship!
To learn more information about how to apply for the scholarship please contact us.
Take the opportunity to get a scholarship to study in Sydney!
REGISTER FOR A PLACEMENT TODAY!
Scholarship award confirmed at time of the enrolment with UTS Insearch. Scholarships are available for all academic programs at UTS Insearch. Contact our team for more details.
Applications close July 31st 2018.