University of London Law Graduate Scholarships for International Students in UK, 2017

University of London Law Graduate Scholarships for International Students in UK, 2017

University of London LLM Scholarships for the students of Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe. These scholarships are available to study for the Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and/or the master of Laws (LLM) by distance learning, at the University of London.

Canon Collins Educational & Legal Assistance Trust through its postgraduate and research fund distance learning project grants and international events programme, its unique approach cultivates a space where activism and research meet.

If applicants are non-native English speaking students they must provide evidence of their English language ability. The following tests are accepted for entry into degree-level courses: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (Academic); Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic); Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE); Cambridge Proficiency (CPE); TOEFL iBT (internet based) and Trinity ISE.

Course Level: Scholarships are available to study for the postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma and/or the master of Laws (LLM) by distance learning, at the University of London.

Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in the field of law.

Scholarship Award: These scholarships are made possible by the generosity of the University of London, who will waiver full tuition and examination entry fees for four scholarship recipients. Local examination fees are not included. Scholarship recipients have between 1 to 5 years to complete the programmes, and continued registration on the course is dependent upon satisfactory progress and academic reports. For more information on the course please view the prospectus. The University of London and Canon Collins Trust will jointly select the recipients of this award.

Scholarship can be taken in the UK

Eligibility: In order to be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must be in possession of the necessary qualifications required for admission to the programme. Note that you do not need to be admitted to the programme before applying for the scholarship, but you will need to apply separately for admission if you are selected for a scholarship. Applicants for this scholarship must be

  • A national of, or have refugee status in, one of the following countries: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  • Normally resident in one of these countries
  • In possession of the necessary qualifications required for admission to the programme;
  • Currently employed in full or part-time work;
  • Able to commit a minimum of 10 hours to study per week.

Nationality: Citizens of Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe can apply for LLM scholarships.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants are required to have at least one of the following:

  • A bachelor degree (or an acceptable equivalent) which is considered at least comparable to a UK second class honours degree, from an institution acceptable to the University. In addition at least 50% of all units studied must be in Law related subjects* that are acceptable to the University.
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of London with at least second class honours (applicants who obtained the LLB Pass degree before 1969 may make a special application).
  • A Bachelor of Laws (or an acceptable equivalent) which is considered at least comparable to a UK second class honours degree, from an institution acceptable to the University.
  • Masters of Laws (or an acceptable equivalent) from an institution acceptable to the University.
  • Master’s degree (or an acceptable equivalent) from an institution acceptable to the University. In addition at least 50% of all units studied must be in Law related subjects* that are acceptable to the University.
  • Passed the Bar Vocational Course (BVC) of England and Wales or the Qualifying Examination of the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England or the corresponding examinations in Scotland or Northern Ireland, where in either case the student has also obtained a bachelor degree which is considered at least comparable to a UK second class honours degree from an institution acceptable to the University.
  • Obtained either the Common Professional Examination or an acceptable Graduate Diploma in Law where in either case the student has also obtained an undergraduate degree which is considered at least comparable to a UK second class honours degree from an institution acceptable to the University.
  • Qualified as a solicitor or barrister in England or Wales, or the equivalent outside England or Wales.
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Law from the University of London.

English Language Requirement: If applicants are non-native English speaking students they must provide evidence of their English language ability. The following tests are accepted for entry into degree-level courses: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) (Academic); Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic); Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE); Cambridge Proficiency (CPE); TOEFL iBT (internet based) and Trinity ISE.

How to Apply: All applicants are required to submit the following supporting documentation:

  • ID document (the following are acceptable: passport, birth certificate, driver’s license)
  • Academic transcripts, if applying for LLM
  • Degree certificates, if applying for LLM, or school/other certificates
  • Reference letters from two referees
  • A copy of two most recent payslips.

Application Form

Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is 13th January 2017.

Scholarship Link

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