Russell McVeigh Law Scholarship

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:

  • All-round achievers with impressive academic results
  • 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.

Our scholarships offer

Russell McVeagh was the first law firm to recognise student talent and achievement through a dedicated scholarship programme. Applications for 2020 university scholarships will open in August 2019. 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.