The representative body for New Zealand’s eight universities.
The New Zealand Vice-Chancellors' Committee website.
To support postgraduate research in law... that will protect and promote the interests of the public in relation to legal matters in New Zealand. A scholarship for women.
In 1997 the Trustees of the New Zealand Law Foundation unanimously determined to mark the centenary of the admission of Ethel Benjamin as the first woman barrister and solicitor. To that end they established this scholarship as a merit based award to outstanding women scholars.
A Scholarship may be awarded to any woman scholar who is:
Up to $20,000 for study in New Zealand
Up to $50,000 for study overseas.
One or two scholarships may be awarded in any given year. (Extra funds may be made available by the Foundation on the recommendation of the Selection Committee).