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County Antrim Grand Jury Bursary

Deadline: 10 July, 2020
Level of Study
Undergraduate, Postgraduate Taught, Postgraduate Research
Funding Amount
Approximately £1500 depending on funding available.
Application Status
Open

Eligibility summary

  • NationalityAll
  • Level of StudyUndergraduate, Postgraduate Taught, Postgraduate Research

Overview

This fund was established in 1972 from the proceeds of the sale of property belonging to the County Antrim Grand Jury at the time of its dissolution. The representatives of the Grand Jury, with the approval of the Ministry of Finance (now the Northern Ireland Department of Finance), gave the sum of £4,356 for the promotion and encouragement of legal education in the University.

Further Information

The bursaries shall assist the students in those expenses and outlays (including the cost of books approved by the School of Law) for legal research/studies involving visits outside Northern Ireland in pursuance of their legal studies, provided that the purpose is approved by the School of Law. No award of a bursary shall be made if it has the effect of reducing an award or grant from any other source. Grants from the income of the fund may be made in lieu of or in addition to such bursaries to persons qualified as above, who may thereby be assisted in the promotion or encouragement of legal education.

An application outlining the present status of the applicant's proposed legal studies, plus a copy of one relevant written reference should be emailed to law.office@qub.ac.uk by the stated deadline.

Funding Amount

Approximately £1500 depending on funding available.

Number of Awards

One usually, however in the event of a tie the award can be split between candidates.

Relevant Links for More Information

http://www.law.qub.ac.uk/schools/SchoolofLaw/study/postgraduate-taught/postgraduate-scholarships/

Terms and Conditions

The income of the fund shall be used to pay bursaries of a number and value to be determined from time to time by the Academic Council on the recommendation of the School of Law. 

A bursary may be awarded to:

1. A student registered in the School of Law, or

2. A graduate of the University in the School of Law in one or other of the following categories, namely that he (or she) is-pursuing postgraduate legal studies or-a registered student or a member of the Inn of Court of Northern Ireland or-a registered student or a member of the Inns of Court in England and Wales or

-an entrant for admission as a solicitor in Scotland while serving as an apprentice under indenture or

-a solicitor's apprentice or legal clerk recognised as such by the Law Society of Northern Ireland or the Law Society of England and Wales.

An application outlining the present status of the applicant's proposed legal studies, plus a copy of one relevant written reference should be emailed to law.office@qub.ac.uk by the stated deadline.

Eligibility

A bursary may be awarded to: 

  1. A student registered in the School of Law, or
  2. A graduate of the University in the School of Law in one or other of the following categories, namely that he (or she) is:

       -   pursuing postgraduate legal studies or-a registered student or a member of the Inn of Court of Northern Ireland or

       -   a registered student or a member of the Inns of Court in England and Wales or an entrant for admission as a solicitor in Scotland while serving as an apprentice under indenture or a solicitor's apprentice or legal clerk recognised as such by the Law Society of Northern Ireland or the Law Society of England and Wales.

Funding Type

Help with current course, Help with new course

Fee Status

Any

Nationality

All

Study Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate Taught, Postgraduate Research

Start Date

Wed, 01 Apr 2020 14:54:00 BST

Close Date

Fri, 10 Jul 2020 16:00:00 BST

Contact Us

Contact law.office@qub.ac.uk, telephone 028 9097 3597.

How to Apply

The bursaries shall assist the students in those expenses and outlays (including the cost of books approved by the School of Law) for legal research/studies involving visits outside Northern Ireland in pursuance of their legal studies, provided that the purpose is approved by the School of Law.

An application outlining the present status of the applicant's proposed legal studies, plus a copy of one relevant written reference should be emailed to law.office@qub.ac.uk by the stated deadline.