Scholarships & funding opportunities

Law Postgraduate Community Bursary

The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences is offering a £700 fee reduction for applicants to the LLM Criminal Justice & Penal Change, LLM Human Rights Law and LLM Mediation and Conflict Resolution degree programmes who are working at any third sector/NGO organisation in the field of criminal justice and penal change, human rights or conflict resolution.

  • Value £700*
  • Opens 26 January 2021
  • Deadline 31 August 2021
  • Help with Tuition fees
  • Duration 1 year

Eligibility

To be eligible for this award applicants must:

  • Be working in a paid or voluntary role at any third sector/NGO organisation in the field of criminal justice and penal change, human rights or conflict resolution at the time of their application.
  • Be available to commence their academic studies in the UK by the start of the academic year in September 2021.
  • Hold an unconditional academic offer to the LLM Criminal Justice & Penal Change, LLM Human Rights Law or LLM Mediation and Conflict Resolution.

 

Terms and conditions

  • Applicants must meet all of the above eligibility criteria to be considered for this scholarship.
  • To receive their scholarship, awardees must enrol in the 2021/2022 academic year and continue to meet all of the above eligibility criteria throughout their studies.
  • The number of scholarships available and amount awarded is subject to change.
  • Students receiving discounted tuition fees from partner universities are not eligible.
  • The value of each scholarship will be £700. The scholarship will be awarded towards the payment of a student’s tuition fee, subject to academic progression.
  • Scholarship recipients will be expected to engage with student ambassador activities during their course of study, such as supporting student recruitment activities and events.
  • Students who defer their offer of admission will not be eligible.
  • Students who transfer to a degree out with the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences will no longer be eligible to receive a scholarship.
  • Scholarships will be awarded on a rolling basis. Awards may be allocated early in the application cycle.
  • Students are only eligible to hold one scholarship per academic year from the University of Strathclyde.
  • The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences’ decision on the awarding of scholarships is final. Appeals will not be considered.

How to apply

To apply for this award, please contact stewart.coubrough@strath.ac.uk

Please be able to provide a reference from a colleague in the the third sector/NGO organisation as part of your application. This will usually take the form of an email from the organisation confirming that you work with them (in a paid or voluntary capacity).