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Our scholarship offers

Applications for 2020 university scholarships will open Monday 14 September 2020 and close Sunday 27 September.

Russell McVeagh was 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:
  • Financial assistance to help with the study costs of your law degree at a New Zealand university:
    • $2,000 per year (up to a maximum of four years)
  • The opportunity to have a work experience day at Russell McVeagh during your scholarship.
  • A Russell McVeagh solicitor or partner as your mentor – to provide support, guidance and practical help throughout your time at law school.
  • The opportunity to summer clerk at Russell McVeagh in your penultimate year of study.


What we're looking for

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 second and third year law students with:
  • Impressive academic results and extra-circular achievements
  • High levels of drive, enthusiasm, integrity and commitment
  • Superior communication skills, both written and oral, alongside the ability to relate well to others
  • The desire to be the very best in your chosen career of law.
If that sounds like you, we think you’ll be a great fit with us.