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Maurice McNamara Law Scholarship

In 2016, USQ will offer one Maurice McNamara Law Scholarship.

The scholarship is in memory of Maurice McNamara who established the firm McNamara and Associates Lawyers in Ipswich which has been operating for more than 70 years. Now with offices also located in Gatton and Springfield the firm specialises in the areas of Personal Injury Litigation, Commercial Law, Conveyance, Family and Commercial Law, and Wills and Estates.


The scholarship will have a maximum value of $4,000.

The successful applicant may be offered professional work experience in the year of the award, as mutually arranged.


To be eligible applicants must:

  • be an Australian Citizen or have permanent resident status  
  • continue their studies in a Bachelor of Law in Semester 1, 2016
  • have completed a minimum of 8 USQ courses to be entering into the second year of the degree 
  • be enrolled in a minimum of 1 study unit in each of Semester One and Semester Two 
  • be studying on-campus at USQ Springfield or online 
  • live in the Greater Ipswich, Gatton or Lockyer Valley regions.

Selection criteria

Applicants will:

How to apply

Complete the Scholarship Application Form Continuing USQ Students 2016 (PDF* 221KB) and post the application and all supporting documents to:

Private and Confidential
Scholarship Officer
Student Services
University of Southern Queensland
West Street
Toowoomba QLD 4350

Shortlisted applicants are required to attend an interview and are asked to maintain up-to-date USQ Personal Details via UConnect.

Closing date

Applications closed.

Further information

University of Southern Queensland
Phone:  1800 269 500

USQ reserves the right to alter the conditions of the Scholarship/Bursary based upon exceptional circumstances.  USQ reserves the right to not award the Scholarship/Bursary in a given year.

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