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School of Law

Claire Palley Undergraduate Award for Gender and the Law
Deadline: 1 July, 2022
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Eligibility summary

  • NationalityAll
  • Level of StudyUndergraduate


This award was established in 2019 to recognise the best student essay or dissertation completed in the period October-May preceding the advertisement of the award in the area of gender and the law.  The award consists of a prize of £250.


Further Information

The prize is open to all undergraduate students at Level 1, 2 or 3.  The piece of work submitted must have been completed as part of any undergraduate module in the undergraduate LLB programme in the current academic year and should demonstrate excellence, originality and critical thinking in exploring the connection between gender and law, broadly defined.


Funding Body

School of Law

Funding Amount


An award of £250 will be awarded per year for three years from 2021/22 to end of 2023/24.

Number of Awards

One per year.

Funding Body

School of Law

Terms and Conditions

A joint award may be made if two outstanding pieces of work are submitted.

If no suitable candidate is identified in a given year, the award will not be made.

This award can be made in conjunction with other awards.


Funding Type

Help with current course

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Start Date

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 14:57:00 BST

Close Date

Fri, 01 Jul 2022 16:00:00 BST

Contact Us

Contact Kerry Smyth:

How to Apply

Applicants will be required to submit essays by the advertised closing date.