QMUL Latin American Fund Partial Scholarships 2017-18
The Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) are offering four partial scholarships worth 50% of the tuition fee each to outstanding Latin American full time applicants pursuing an LLM (all programmes), LLM in Law and Economics or the MSc in Law and Finance.
About the School of Law
50 years of law at QMUL logo
Queen Mary, part of the prestigious University of London, is one of the top UK research universities and a member of the Russell Group of leading UK universities.
In 2015 we celebrate 50 years of law at Queen Mary University of London. Established in 1965, the School of Law has grown from 30 students and four academic staff, to 1,939 students and 115 academic staff in 2014-15.
The School of Law has as its central focus the role of law and its institutions in contemporary international society and it is divided into two organisational units: the Department of Law and the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS).
- The Department of Law covers the full spectrum of legal studies and is based at the University's Mile End campus.
- The Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) specialises in the knowledge and skills in commercial law that can be placed at the service of government, public bodies, overseas institutions, the legal profession, industry and commerce. CCLS is based in the postgraduate law centre at the Lincoln's Inn Fields campus.
In 2016, the School of Law was voted 35th best university in the world to study law by QS World University Rankings by Subject.
What does the scholarship cover? How are they paid?
The partial scholarship covers one 50% of the tuition fee only in the form of a fee waiver; the partial scholarships do not cover additional course costs (books etc...) or accommodation fees. Partial scholarships are NOT payable directly to successful applicants but are off set against your student fee invoice.
The partial scholarship is awarded on the basis of academic merit, the submitted statement in response to the set question as detailed in the application, and in some cases, financial need and professional/extracurricular achievements.
Closing Dates and Important Notes
You must have an offer of study for either the LLM (all programmes), LLM in Law and Economics or the MSc in Law and Finance before you apply for the partial scholarship.
The deadline for submission of the partial scholarships application is 28 March 2017 by 16.00 GMT - students must have an offer of study (either conditional or unconditional) for the LLM (all programmes), LLM in Law and Economics or the MSc in Law and Finance programme before applying for the Latin American partial scholarship.
Any student who has applied for a programme and has not received an offer of study by 6 March 2017, should contact email@example.com (NOT the admissions team) and quote the date of application and their application number in order for us to look into this.
Please note that scholarships cannot be deferred.
What are scholarship winners required to do?
If you are awarded a partial scholarship you may be asked to assist the Law Marketing Team with marketing activities such as the postgraduate law open evenings and student profiles and videos.
Please note scholarships are also subject to university-wide Terms and Conditions as well as any course/School/Faculty conditions or criteria outline.
How to apply for the Partial Scholarships
You must have a full time offer of study in place before you can apply for Latin American partial scholarship. You will be required to apply for the partial scholarship via our online application link: Latin American Scholarship Application Form 2017-18. Please ensure you complete ALL relevant sections correctly.
- 1000 word (maximum) statement in response to the following:
‘Please explain why you want to study for an the relevant programme at Queen Mary University of London, what you will bring to the programme and why you feel you should be awarded a scholarship; focusing on your academic and professional achievements (if relevant) and financial need’.
- Upon submission of your partial scholarship application you will be re-directed to a page which will state ‘Your response has been recorded’. There is no need to contact us to request further confirmation so please do not do so.
- You will be notified of the outcome of your Latin American partial scholarship application by the end of May 2017. Please wait to be contacted in this regard.
Incomplete, incorrect or late scholarship applications will NOT be accepted or processed.
The Latin American partial scholarships are open to Latin American nationality only. You must have an offer of study on the full-time programme only and are not open to those with an offer on the part-time programme.
If you have applied for funding elsewhere and are successful in receiving such funding you must inform us immediately.
The scholarship will be awarded to those who we deem to have successfully demonstrated their reasoning for being awarded a scholarship based on the following criteria;
- Academic merit
- Professional achievements (if any)
- Financial need.
The compulsory statement should include all of the above information and should be in response to the text as detailed in the ‘How to apply’ section above.
To APPLY click "Further official information" below and fill the application form.
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