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The City Law School is firmly committed to a generous programme of scholarships awarded on the basis of academic excellence. Our scholarships range in value and include both partial and full fee waiver awards. They are open to students across all of our programmes and both home and international students are strongly encouraged to apply.

While the primary consideration for the award of a scholarship is academic excellence, the School fully recognises that judging past academic performance must include consideration of the wider circumstances of the applicant's life experience. The City Law School's Scholarships Committee looks carefully at the full range of qualities possessed by each individual and it closely considers the broader context in which the academic excellence has been achieved.

We also believe that it is important to value the potential of applicants to make a positive contribution to the School, the legal professions, and the community when we evaluate applications.

The following scholarships are available in 2019/20:

Undergraduate scholarships

Lord Mayor of London Excellence Award

We believe that exceptional performance should be rewarded. Our Lord Mayor scholarships are available to undergraduate students (UK / EU) who achieve excellence at A Level, and are rewarded in the form of a fee waiver.

The scholarship is paid for a maximum of three years, subject to satisfactory academic performance each academic year. Eligible students will be invited to register during the relevant period of the application process

Check if you are eligible and read full details

International Students

The City Law School offers an International Scholarship of £2,000 for any international student who obtains  AAA (or above) at A-level or IB 35+.  This scholarship requires students to register as well as meet the conditions in order to receive it, details will be sent to students after an offer is made. The scholarship will be in the form of a fee waiver.

See more information about the International Scholarship.

Postgraduate scholarships

The scholarship offer outlined below will apply to the following Postgraduate courses:

If you hold an offer of a place on the LLM in International Business Law programme, please refer to our scholarships page for this course.

The City Law School is keen to recognise academic excellence and offers a range of full and part fee scholarships, across all postgraduate programmes.

The City Law School will offer up to 10 full fee scholarships, for 2019/20. These will not be linked to any particular course and both UK/EU and International students are eligible to apply.

The City Law School will offer up to 100 partial fee scholarships, again not linked to a particular course and both UK/EU and International students are eligible to apply.

The partial fee scholarships will be worth £3,000 for all Postgraduate programmes listed above, with the exception of the BPTC where the partial fee scholarship will be worth £5,000.


  • Academic merit (2:1 or 1st)
  • You must hold an offer of a place on one of the courses specified above at The City Law School. The offer can be conditional or unconditional, and you do not need to have accepted your place in order to apply for scholarship.

BPTC Applicants

If you intend to study on the BPTC at The City Law School, and hold a first class degree, we are offering a guaranteed minimum scholarship of £1,500 in the form of a fee waiver. You will still able to apply to 'upgrade' this automatic scholarship to a full or partial fee scholarship.

How to apply

Apply online for the City Law School scholarship.

Application deadline

There are two application rounds for postgraduate law scholarships:

  • 22nd February 2019 (First round for all courses except the BPTC)
  • 15th March 2019 (First round for BPTC)
  • 14th June 2019 (Second round for all postgraduate programmes outlined above)

Important Information for GE LLB Applicants: Scholarship application is only available to those who hold an offer of a place on the GE LLB programme on the UCAS web portal.


We offer full or partial fee waivers to outstanding candidates as part of our ongoing investment in research excellence.