Law Postgraduate Community Bursary

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Key facts

  • Number of scholarships: Unlimited
  • Value: £700
  • Opens: 2 March 2023
  • Helps with: Tuition fees
  • Duration: 1 year

Summary

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 & 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.

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 2023.
  • 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 2023/2024 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.

Subject eligibility

Law

Levels eligibility

Postgraduate Taught

Study modes eligibility

Full Time, Part Time

Fee Status

Home (Scottish), England or N. Ireland or Rep. Ireland or Wales, International

Student type

Applicant

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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).

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