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Lord Kerr Scholarship

Deadline: 21 August, 2020
Level of Study
Undergraduate
Country Group
International
Funding Amount
£5000
Application Status
Closed

Eligibility summary

  • Level of StudyUndergraduate

Overview

The Lord Kerr Scholarship is given in honour of Baron Kerr of Tonaghmore, Law alumnus of Queen’s University Belfast (1969), and former Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland. Lord Kerr cares deeply about the study of Law at Queen’s and is keen to see its reputation enhanced both at home and on an international basis. He is proud to have his name attached to a scholarship which will encourage international students to pursue their legal studies at Queen’s.

Further Information

The Scholarship will be awarded to one international LLB undergraduate at the commencement of their first year, residing in a particular jurisdiction as defined by the judging panel.  For the first year (2020/21) this will be Hong Kong. Any change to the target jurisdiction will be agreed by the panel. 2020/21 applicants from Hong Kong, holding an offer from Queen’s to study LLB (Hons) Law can apply for the scholarship by writing a 500 word essay on a topic to be determined annually by the judging panel. The award will be given to the student who has written the best essay in the judgement of a panel from the School of Law.

The essay title for 2020 application is "Why Study Law?".

Funding Amount

£5000

Number of Awards

One per annum.

Terms and Conditions

Can be awarded in addition to other scholarships/bursaries for which the successful applicant may be eligible.  One winner to be chosen by the panel based on a 500 word essay. The essay title for 2020 application is "Why Study Law?".

In the event of no applications from the chosen jurisdiction, the School reserves the right to open the award out to other international jurisdictions.

Eligibility

Awarded to one international LLB undergraduate at the commencement of their first year, residing in a particular jurisdiction as defined by the judging panel.

Funding Type

Fee Status

International

Country Group

International

Study Level

Undergraduate

Start Date

Fri, 24 Apr 2020 11:07:00 BST

Close Date

Fri, 21 Aug 2020 16:00:00 BST

Contact Us

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

How to Apply

International applicants from the target jurisdiction holding an offer to study LLB (Single Hons) Law can apply by submitting a 500 word essay by the stated deadline. The essay title for 2020 application is "Why Study Law?".