UG Scholarships

 Undergraduate Prizes and Awards

Name of Prize/Award/Scholarship

Award Details

Approximate Prize/Scholarship Value

Law Senior Status Excellence Scholarship

The School of Law at Queen’s University Belfast is pleased to offer one £1500 scholarship which is open to all offer holders for the Law Senior Status programme. The prize will be awarded to the successful student once they commence their studies at Queen’s University.

Applicants for this scholarship are required to submit a video of no more than 1 minute duration explaining why they are planning to study Law at Queen’s University Belfast. A panel will review the videos that are submitted and decide upon the winner.

Deadline for submission: 17th May 2019.

Students should email their video directly, or upload it to either Youtube or Vimeo, and send the link to the following email address: law.office@qub.ac.uk.

£1500

The AA Sherrard Prize

This prize is awarded to the undergraduate student with the highest mark in the assessment of module 'Land Law' LAW2045.

£500

The Arthur Cox Prize

Awarded to student with highest mark in ‘Contract Law’ LAW2040.

£1000

Brickfield Exceptional Student Scholarship

Awarded to undergraduate student who joins the School from Brickfield with highest average grades.

£1500

Brickfield Travel Student Scholarship

Awarded to undergraduate Brickfield student with highest marks entering Year 2

Two return economy flights to Malaysia

CAJ Prize

The prize will be awarded to the undergraduate student who submits the highest marked essay on an aspect of civil liberties. More

£75

The Carson McDowell LLB Foundation Scholarship

The Scholarship will be awarded to the undergraduate student with the highest overall average mark in Year 1 of the LLB programme.

£1500

The Carson McDowell LLB Foundation Scholarship

The Scholarship will be awarded to the student with the highest overall average mark in Year 2 of the LLB programme.

£1500

The Clare Palley Undergraduate Award for Gender and the Law

The award will recognise the best essay or dissertation written by an undergraduate student of any level in the area of gender and law. The piece of work submitted must have been completed in an undergraduate law module in the academic year immediately preceding advertisement of the award.

£250

Co. Antrim Grand Jury Bursary Award

 

To assist the students in expenses and outlays (including the cost of books approved by the School of Law), for legal research/studies involving visits outside NI in pursuance of their legal studies. Application enquiries should be directed to law.office@qub.ac.uk

 

 

£1500 approx

 

DJ Hill Prize

This prize is awarded to the  undergraduate student who submits the highest marked essay in the field of Commercial Law. More

£100

Foundation Scholarships Year 1

These scholarships are awarded to the top 3 performing undergraduate students in Year 1 of LLB UG degree

£200 each

Foundation Scholarships Year 2

These scholarships are awarded to the top 3 performing students in Year 2 of LLB UG degree

£200 each

The Glendowan Scholarship

Awarded to full-time second year undergraduate with best academic performance over two years.

£1500

INTO Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to the undergraduate or postgraduate student who joins the School from INTO with the highest average grades from their INTO studies.

£500

Herbert Smith Prize

This prize is awarded to the undergraduate student with the highest mark in the Contract module LAW2040/LAW3044.

£250 direct from sponsor.

Law Fund Bursary (LA Externship)

This prize is awarded to the 2nd or 3rd year undergraduate student with the highest academic standing over the greatest number of modules.

£3000

Law Society Prize

The prize is awarded to the undergraduate student with the highest mark in the Dissertation modules LAW3001 Research Project A or LAW3041 Research Project B.

£75 direct from sponsor

Lexis Nexis Butterworth Law Prize (Year 1)

This prize is awarded to the undergraduate student with the highest overall average in the Year 1 assessments for the degree of Bachelor of Laws.

£100 value of Lexis Nexis publications

Lexis Nexis Butterworth Law Prize (Year 2)

This prize is awarded to the undergraduate student with the highest overall average in the Year 2 assessments for the degree of Bachelor of Laws.

£100 value of Lexis Nexis publications

Lord Chief Justices Prize

The prize is awarded to the undergraduate student with the highest mark in the Rights and Accountability module LAW1024.

£100

Lord Lowry Prize Year 2

This prize is awarded to the undergraduate student with the highest average mark in Level 2 assessments.

£400

Lord Lowry Prize Year 3

This prize is awarded to the undergraduate student with the highest average mark in Level 3 assessments.

£400

 

Magee Scholarship

Awarded to full-time second year undergraduate student who is taking the first semester of their final year abroad at one of the following universities:

  • Washington University Law School
  • Shantou University, Southern China
  • Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada
  • Newcastle University, New South Wales, Australia
  • University of Illinois in Springfield

 More

£5000

McKane Medal  

The medal is awarded to the final year undergraduate student with the highest overall average over three years of their LLB Single Hons degree programme.

N/A

MTB Travel Bursaries

The bursaries will be awarded to two undergraduate Law & Language students achieving highest marks in Year 2 summer exams

£1000

 

Oxford University Press Law

Prize

This prize is awarded to the undergraduate Single Hons student with the highest overall average across the three levels of study.

£150 book token direct from sponsor

Rory Conaghan Prize and Cup

The prize is awarded to the undergraduate student with the highest mark in the Evidence module LAW3002 at Level 3.

£100

Stanley Maurice Austin Memorial Prize

The prize is awarded to the undergraduate student who submits the highest marked essay on a topic of constitutional law, public international law or private international law as selected by the School. More

£300

Sweet & Maxwell Prize

This prize is awarded to the undergraduate student  with the highest average mark at     Level 3.

£150 book token direct from sponsor

William Staunton Memorial Prize

This prize is awarded to the undergraduate student with the best overall mark in Criminal Law module LAW1025.

£50


 

Committee on the Administration of Justice Prize

The prize was established in 1990 by the Committee on the Administration of Justice and the Faculty of Law.

 

Value

A prize of the value of £75 will be awarded annually to the undergraduate student who has submitted the highest-marked essay on an aspect of civil liberties.

 

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for the prize an applicant must be:

    registered for a primary degree in the School of Law (currently LLB).

 

How to apply

Essays should be submitted to law.office@qub.ac.uk by WEDNESDAY 31 JULY 2019

 

Conditions

The University can, in any year withhold the award in the event that no essays reach the minimum standard necessary (65% or higher).  The prize may be held in conjunction with another award.

 

 


 

Stanley Maurice Austin Prize

The Stanley Maurice Austin Prize was instituted in 1945 in memory of Flying Officer Stanley Maurice Austin, RAFVR, a student in the School of Law, who was killed in action in North Africa in 1943.  The funds were subscribed by members and students of the School of Law and his parents.

 

Value

The prize of the value of approximately £300 will be awarded (annually) to the candidate who has in the opinion of the examiners nominated by the School of Law submitted the best essay of University prize standard on some topic of constitutional law, public international law or private international law selected by the School.

 

Eligibility criteria

 

To be eligible for the prize an applicant must be:

    registered for a primary degree in the School of Law (currently LLB).

 

How to apply

Essays should be submitted to law.office@qub.ac.uk by FRIDAY 28 JUNE 2019

 

Conditions

The prize can be held with another award.  In the event of a tie break, the prize will be split.

 

 


 

D.J. Hill Prize

The D. J. Hill Prize was instituted in 1980 in memory of Dr D. J. Hill, Reader Elect in the Faculty of Law.  The funds were subscribed by friends and colleagues of Dr Hill and by institutions with which he had been associated professionally.

 

Value

A prize of the value of £100 will be awarded annually to the undergraduate student who has, in the opinion of the examiners nominated by the School, submitted the best essay of University prize standard in the field of commercial law.

 

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for the prize an applicant must be:

    registered for a primary degree in the School of Law (currently LLB).

 

How to apply

Essays should be submitted to law.office@qub.ac.uk by WEDNESDAY 31 JULY 2019

 

 


 

Magee Scholarship

The Scholarship has been established by Patrick Magee and his family.  Patrick is a Queen’s University Law graduate, a member of the Queen’s City Leadership Group in London, and a valued supporter and advocate for Queen’s.

 

The purpose of the award is to enable one student to undertake a semester at one of the following universities in their third year:

    Washington University Law School

    Shantou University, Southern China

    Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada

    Newcastle University, New South Wales, Australia

    University of Illinois in Springfield.

 

An award of £5,000 will be made on an annual basis to one undergraduate student in the School of Law.  Applicants must be full time second year undergraduate students in the School of Law who are taking their first semester abroad in 2019/20.  The awarding decision will be based on the record of academic achievement (students achieving an average of 63 or above) and a supporting written statement outlining in no more than 750 words:

  • Why the applicant wants to spend a semester abroad,
  • What they hope to achieve through this opportunity and the impact they think this will have on their life,
  • What they plan to do with their learning on their return, to impact the lives of others

 

In the event of a tie break the Law School will take into account marks from the previous year.  The award cannot be made in conjunction with any other awards.

Students must apply for this scholarship in writing and submit to law.office@qub.ac.uk by FRIDAY 28 JUNE 2019.

 

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