Gilbert & Tobin Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Law Scholarship

Scholarship Details

 Provider Name:  University of Western Sydney

 Scholarship Name:  Gilbert & Tobin Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Law Scholarship

 Description:  Danny Gilbert AM is a Managing Partner and co-founder of Gilbert & Tobin, one of Australia’s most successful corporate law firms. Gilbert & Tobin provide innovative, relevant and commercial legal solutions to major corporate and Government clients across Australia and internationally, including the Asia-Pacific region. Danny’s skills and experience includes over 30 years in commercial law, specialising in technology and corporate law. Since the mid-1970’s he has had extensive involvement with social justice issues through work with community legal centres, public organisations and the arts. In 1992 he established Gilbert & Tobin Pro Bono practice, which has strong emphasis on indigenous issues. Danny is committed to making a difference in the community, bringing his expertise to a number of director roles, including roles at the National Australia Bank and Chair of the National Museum of Australia. He is the Chair of the University of Western Sydney’s Foundation Council. In 2005, Danny was honoured with the Order of Australia (AM) for his services to the law and the community, particularly Australia’s Indigenous people.

 Study Level:  Bachelor Degree (Pass)

 Study Fields:  Law

 Support Type:  Equity Scholarship

 Offer Frequency:  Annual

 Annual Amount:  $10,000

 Annual Comment:  The scholarship is valued at $10,000 per year for the duration of the degree.

 Length:  4 year(s)

 Gender:  Co-Ed

 Eligibility:  Applicants must: be Australian citizens or permanent residents; be currently enrolled or commencing full-time study in any year of the Bachelor of Laws; and identify as Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

 Target Group:  Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent

 Study Location:  Australia – NSW: Sydney Metropolitan


Scholarship Contact Details

 Contact Department:  Scholarships Office

 Contact Phone:  61 1300 897669

 Contact Email:  scholarships@uws.edu.au

 Contact Postal Address:  Locked Bag 1797, Penrith, NSW 2751 Australia

Provider Details

 Provider Name:  University of Western Sydney

 Provider Phone:  61 2 1300897669

 Provider Fax:  61 2 96787160

 Provider Website:  http://www.uws.edu.au/ (opens in new window)

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