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About this scholarship

Every four years the ANU College of Law (‘the College’) may offer an award known as the George Witynski Scholarship (‘the Award’).
The objective of the Award is to support regional and remote students who want to attend the Australian National University to obtain an undergraduate Law degree. The Award aims to offset some of the financial burden of attendance at law school.
Funding for this Award has been provided by Mr Peter Lahy, in memory of ANU Alumnus Mr George Witynski.



$ 5,000

per annum

1 on offer

Payments made per semester

Payments made for 4 years


11-Jul-2022 to 11-Aug-2022

  • Student types

    Domestic, International, Current
  • Student levels

    Undergraduate, Flexible double degree
  • Number of scholarships awarded

    1 on offer
  • Selection bases

    Financial hardship, Regional, rural or remote

Field of study



The Award is available to a prospective ANU student who:
  • is a domestic or international student; and
  • has received an offer of admission to study a Bachelor of Laws (Hons), whether undertaking as a single or flexible double degree, at the ANU College of Law; and
  • is a school leaver and has completed their secondary schooling in a regional or remote area of Australia as determined by the geographical classification defined by the Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS); and
  • can demonstrate financial hardship.

Additional information


The total value of the award is $5,000 annually.  The duration of the Award is for the duration of the degree or for up to four years, whichever is shorter. The Award is paid in equal instalments after census date each semester unless otherwise stated in the letter of offer.

Click 'Apply now' at the top of this page to access the application form.

Only one recipient can hold his award at any given time. Once the previous recipient has graduated or has exceeded the four year period, the ANU College of Law will open the applications for this award.

Please note that applicants need to conform to the University's concurrent scholarship position as outlined in clause 17 of the ANU Scholoarship (coursework) procedure. The total annual scholarship limit can be found here

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