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Queen Mary University of London LLM Scholarships, UK

Publish Date: Nov 26, 2015

Deadline: Feb 01, 2016

Queen Mary University of London LLM Scholarships

Course: LLM programmes as listed (except those specified)

Number: 14

Value: 10 full tuition fee and 4 partial (50 per cent tuition fee)

Which LLM programmes are eligible?

In addition to the ten full scholarships we are also offering:

Two partial scholarships (50 per cent tuition fee waiver) from the Centre for Commercial Law Studies for those with an offer on the LLM International Economic Law programme.


Two partial scholarships (50 per cent tuition fee waiver) from The Department of Law to those with an offer on the new LLM in Criminal Justice programme.

(These LLM scholarships do not include the LLM in Law and Economics programme, the LLM in International Shipping Law (Piraeus Programme) or the LLM in Paris programme. Visit the law funding page for other LLM funding options.)

How much are the scholarships how are they paid?

The LLM scholarships cover the full cost of tuition only (or 50 per cent of the tuition fee if you are awarded the partial LLM International Economic Law or LLM in Criminal Justice scholarship) in the form of a fee waiver; the scholarships do not cover additional course costs (books etc) or accommodation fees. Scholarships are not payable directly to successful applicants but are off set against your student fee invoice. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit, financial need and the submitted personal statement in response to the set question as detailed in the application.

Closing Dates and Important Notes

You must have an offer of study for the LLM before you apply for a scholarship.

Apply early for the LLM

Apply for the LLM as early as possible and no later than 1 February 2016. Students who have not submitted theircomplete LLM application by this date will not be considered for funding. If you have missing documents in your application it may not be considered in time for scholarship consideration. It is acceptable to apply if you have not yet taken your English language test or do not have your final academic grades.

We can only consider online applications from any student also applying for scholarship funding.

Funding deadline

The deadline for submission of the scholarships application is 4pm (16:00 hours) GMT on Tuesday 1 March 2016 -students must have an offer of study before applying for funding.

Any student who has applied for the LLM Programme by 1pm (13:00 hours) GMT on 1 February 2015 and has not received an offer of study by Monday 22 February 2016 should contact llmscholarships@qmul.ac.uk (not the admissions team) and quote the date of application and application number.

An email will be sent to acknowledge receipt of all scholarship applications. If you have not received a receipt within one week of submission, please email llmscholarships@qmul.ac.uk. You will be notified of the outcome of your scholarship application by the end of April 2016.

What are scholarship winners required to do?

If you are awarded an LLM 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.

How to apply for the LLM Scholarships

You must have an offer of study in place before you can apply for LLM funding. You must submit:

  • A completed LLM Scholarship application form [MS Word version] or [PDF version]
  • 1000 word (maximum) statement in response to the text as detailed on the application form.
  • Transcripts of your law degree and any other legal qualifications. Please submit relevant, translated copies only.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • 1 x Reference letter (This can be a copy of the reference submitted as part of your LLM application or, if not available to you, you must obtain a reference specifically for this scholarship application). Please do not submit more than one reference letter.

Once completed, all documents should be sent via email to llmscholarships@qmul.ac.uk.


The LLM Scholarships are open to applicants who have an offer of study on the full-time LLM only and are notopen to those with an offer on the part-time LLM Programme.

You will be required to select LLM modules only as part of your LLM degree. If you are specialising in a particular area of law your module selection availability will be limited. Please see the LLM specialisation list for further information on modules available within your specialist area.

If you have applied for funding elsewhere and are successful in receiving such funding you must inform us immediately. In the event that you are awarded funding elsewhere we will withdraw your application. If you are awarded one of our LLM scholarships and are then awarded funding elsewhere the offer of being awarded our School of Law LLM scholarship will be withdrawn.


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 personal statement should include all of the above information and should be in response to the text as detailed on the application form.

If you have applied for a scholarship and you hold an offer on the LLM International Economic Law or LLM in Criminal Justice programme and are not successful with the application for a full scholarship, you will automatically be considered for one of the available partial (50 per cent tuition fee waiver) scholarships.

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