The MULSS Book Fairy Program provides financial assistance to students that are in demonstrated financial need with the costs of their textbooks. Students eligible for financial assistance under the Book Fairy Program (‘BFP’) will be reimbursed for either the total value, 75% of the total value or 50% of the total value of AUD spent on textbooks (i.e. all requisite textbooks for each Melbourne JD subject in the semester of application, excluding most legislation).
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How to apply?
Students must submit both:
Students that do not complete both forms by July 31st will not be considered for a Book Fairy reimbursement in SM2 2018.
What are the categories of reimbursement?
Students eligible for financial assistance under the BFP are awarded complete or partial reimbursement of AUD spent on prescribed reading materials for the semester of application (excluding legislation), as per the categories outlined below:
|Category||Value of Reimbursement (excluding legislation)|
|A||100% reimbursement of AUD spent on prescribed reading materials.**|
|B||75% reimbursement of AUD spent on prescribed reading materials.|
|C||50% reimbursement of AUD spent on prescribed reading materials.|
** Note (Category A only): the MULSS Book Fairy Administrator can also make a direct purchase of textbooks for students awarded Category A. Further information will be provided to eligible students in their application outcome email.
Which reading materials are eligible for reimbursement?
Eligible reading materials DO NOT include:
The MULSS Book Fairy administrator retains complete discretion to determine whether materials not listed above are eligible for reimbursement. This will generally depend on the availability of funds.
How is eligibility assessed?
By submitting a BFP application, applicants agree to the limited sharing of application data between the MULSS Book Fairy Administrator and Melbourne Law School as outlined above, for the purposes of assessing their application only. All information provided by applicants on the Financial Assessment Form will be seen by University staff only. This information is NOT released to the MULSS.
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