LLB and LLB for Graduates Scholarship

For 2018 entry Birmingham Law School are offering £3,000 scholarships for international students on the undergraduate LLB programmes and on the LLB for Graduates programme.

Students working in one of the Birmingham Law School lecture theatres

Applications are now open for our LLB and LLB for Graduates scholarships for 2018 entry. Before applying to a LLB and LLB for Graduates scholarship, you must have completed an application to study LLB Law at Birmingham. To make an application to study for any of our undergraduate law courses, you should apply through the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS).

Eligibility and selection criteria

The LLB and LLB for Graduates Scholarships will be available to students who are:

  • International applicants
    Be classed by the University as an overseas fee payer for tuition fee purposes and be able to pay the outstanding tuition fees not covered by the scholarship.
  • Not already registered on a law programme
    Applicants must not currently be enrolled on a undergraduate law degree course at Birmingham.
  • Self-funded
    You must be self-funding and have sufficient funds to cover the full cost of living at the University of Birmingham, plus any visa/travel expenses associated with studying in the UK.
  • In receipt of an offer
    You must have received an offer and selected the University of Birmingham as your firm choice for a full-time undergraduate law programme starting September 2018. The student must be entering the first year of an undergraduate programme based at Birmingham’s UK campus.
  • Undertaking one of the following LLB programmes;

Award nomination will be based on the following criteria:

  • Strength of the personal statement
  • Academic achievements and previous study
  • Any relevant professional qualifications and achievements

Terms and Conditions

  • £3,000 per annum will be awarded to successful applicants. Scholarships are not paid directly to successful applicants but will take the form of a fee reduction at the beginning of the programme.
  • To retain the scholarship students must gain a minimum of a 2:1 (60%+) in each year of study. Should these grades not be achieved, the scholarship will be withdrawn for the remainder of the programme.
  • Students on the Law with French Law or Law with German Law programmes will receive scholarship payments in years 1,2 and 4 assuming all conditions are met.
  • Scholarships are available to all privately funded international students categorised as overseas for fees purposes.
  • Scholarships are only available for students beginning their programme in September 2018 and cannot be deferred.
  • Students in receipt of support from other funding bodies which wholly cover their tuition are not eligible.

How to apply

To be considered for an award, applicants must, by the Friday 25 May 2018 deadline, have done both of the following:

The application includes a 500 word statement, in which students should address why they should be made an award. You must include your UCAS ID number in your application. 

Successful applicants will be notified in June 2017. 

Have any questions? Get in touch with us via law-llb@bham.ac.uk