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The City Law School Scholarship for Academic Excellence

The City Law School is firmly committed to a generous programme of scholarships awarded on the basis of academic excellence. While the primary consideration for the award of a scholarship is academic excellence, The City Law School's Scholarships Committee looks carefully at the full range of qualities possessed by each individual 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.

Award Value: £5,000* (Bar Vocational Studies courses (BVS))/ £3,000 (GE LLB, LPC, LLM)/ £2,000 (Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL))

*available for Part Two only on the BVS Two-part option.

Number of awards available: Up to 100 across all The City Law School postgraduate and professional programmes

Eligible postgraduate/professional programmes:

Fee status: Home/ EU/ International

Course mode: Full-time, part-time

Requirements:
Academic merit (2:1 or 1st) or international equivalent. 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 a scholarship

How to apply: Offer holders on the BVS and LPC will be invited to apply for a scholarship when offers are made. Offer holders on the GELLB and GDL programmes will not be contacted to apply for scholarship, however are welcome to apply at any point up until the deadlines outlined below. Students should submit one application that will be considered for both the City Law School Dean’s Scholarship for Academic Excellence and the City Law School Scholarship for Academic Excellence.

NOTE: If a student has been awarded a City Law School Dean’s Scholarship for Academic Excellence earlier in the year, they will be considered for an upgrade to City Law School Dean’s Scholarship for Academic Excellence during the second round.

Apply online for the City Law School scholarship.

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.

LPC and BVS applicants: Applications for 2020/21 have now closed. Applications for 2021/22 will open in  October 2020.

Application deadlines:

  • BVS, LPC and LLM in Legal Practice

Applications for 2020/21 have now closed. Applications for 2021/22 will open in  October 2020.

  • Graduate Entry LLB

10th April 2020 (First round)
15th May 2020 (Second round)

  • Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL)

28th February 2020 (First round)
19th June 2020 (Second round)

  • LLM (Master of Laws)

28th February 2020 (First round)
19th June 2020 (Second round)
2nd November 2020 (LLM January 2021 intake only)