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The Andrew Mark Godden Prize

Deadline: Not specified
Level of Study
Undergraduate
Country Group
NI
Funding Amount
£300
Application Status
Open

Eligibility summary

  • Level of StudyUndergraduate

Overview

The Andrew Mark Godden Prize will be awarded annually to a graduate from the most recent undergraduate cohort in the School of Law.

Andrew Godden grew up in an under-represented area in Northern Ireland and was the first in his family to attend university.  After completing his LLB degree at Queen's, he was awarded the James MacQuitty Law Scholarship to undertake a Master's degree and in 2019, he completed his PhD in Public International Law.  Andrew is a passionate believer in the transformative power of higher education and the need to ensure greater access for under-represented groups.  He is involved with a number of widening participation participation initiatives at Queen's and in the wider community.

The prize will be awarded to the graduate who achieves the highest overall mark in their undergraduate degree, (this must be a minimum of 40%); attended a non-selective post primary school; has a household income that attracts the maximum state grant, and has a permanent residence within an under-represented area in Northern Ireland, as defined by the criteria of the award.

Further Information

Funding Body

School of Law

Funding Amount

£300

£300 for 10 years from 2019

Number of Awards

One award.

Funding Body

School of Law

Terms and Conditions

If no suitable candidate is identified, the money will be carried over into the following academic year and an additional prize will be awarded to the graduate who achieves the second highest overall mark in their undergraduate degree.

Eligibility

The prize will be awarded to the graduate who achieves the highest overall mark in their undergraduate degree and meets the following criteria:

- achieves the minimum of 40%

- attended a non-selective post primary school

- has a household income that attracts the maximum state grant (currently £19,203, June 2019) as assessed by Student Finance.

- permanent postcode is classified as being in a 'disadvantaged neighbourhood' and within Quintile 1, as defined by the Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency.

Funding Type

Help with current course

Fee Status

NI

Country Group

NI

Study Level

Undergraduate

Start Date

Fri, 24 Apr 2020 10:59:43 BST

Contact Us

law.office@qub.ac.uk

Tel: (028 9097 3597)

 

How to Apply

This prize will be awarded to the graduate who achieves the highest overall mark in their undergraduate degree, (this must be a minimum of 40%), attended a non-selective post primary, has a household income that attracts the maximum state grant and has a  permanent residence within an under-represented area in Northern Ireland, as defined by the criteria of the award.