- Level of StudyUndergraduate
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.
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?".
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.
Awarded to one international LLB undergraduate at the commencement of their first year, residing in a particular jurisdiction as defined by the judging panel.
Fri, 24 Apr 2020 11:07:00 BST
Fri, 21 Aug 2020 16:00:00 BST
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?".