Nicholas and Jennifer Searcy Bursary for Research into Representation at Coronial Inquests

Available to law, criminology, and other students who choose their assignment, project topic or related activity to be based on Coronial law or practice. 

This could be related to, but not limited to, coronial law processes, family rights in coronial processes, legal representation of family in coronial processes or deaths in custody. 

Students undergoing financial hardship or adversity are encouraged to apply.

Ray Tauss (behalf of Jennifer Searcy)
No. of Scholarships:
Duration of Award:
1 Semester
Level of study:
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
  • Postgraduate
Semester Availability:
  • Semester 2
Study Area:
  • Business
  • Creative Arts and Communication
  • Engineering
  • Health
  • Law and Criminology
  • Science
  • Social and Cultural Studies
  • Teaching
  • Technology


To be eligible you need to be:

  • Enrolled in any study area
  • Students who elect to undertake a supervised legal research topic, honours paper or create publishable material such as educational brochure or research paper related to Coronial Law or Practice 

How to Apply

Complete the online application form and attach the required documents by the closing date. 

Required Documents

Please complete the following application form and include:

  •  A brief statement proposing work relevant to Coronial law
  • A brief personal statement (no more than 300 words) regarding any hardship experienced by students – if applicable.

Payment Method

The $3000 payment is made in one lump sum after the census date.