If you’re planning a career in law, a Russell McVeagh School Leavers’ Scholarship or University Law Scholarship will place you a step ahead of your peers, and provide you with the tools you need for a very successful career in law.
At Russell McVeagh, we believe that young talent should be nurtured right from the start and were the first law firm to recognise student talent and achievement through a dedicated scholarship programme. Our scholarship offers the following fantastic benefits to give you a head start in your career:
To apply you’ll need to complete our online application form. The online application form will be available on our website from 3 July 2017.
In addition you'll need to attach:
To apply for the Russell McVeagh School Leavers’ Scholarship, applicants must be in their final secondary school year with the intention of studying law at a New Zealand university.
All scholarship winners must be enrolled at and retain a place at a New Zealand university law school, maintain good grades acceptable to Russell McVeagh and not accept a conflicting scholarship.
* if you are applying for a University Scholarship and cannot locate your school academic transcripts, please contact our recruitment team.
** a reference can be academic, personal, employment or school references. If you have any questions about references, please contact our recruitment team.
If you are a driven, all-round achiever with an interest in commercial law, a Russell McVeagh Scholarship will place you a step ahead of your peers and provide you with the tools you need for a very successful career in law. We are looking for:
If that sounds like you, we think you’ll be a great fit with us.