For entry in September 2014
Kent Law School offers a number of scholarships to students who are liable to pay tuition fees at the Home/EU rate. The scholarships are open to applicants on the Kent LLM programme offered at the Canterbury Campus.
The scholarship will provide tuition fees at the full Home/EU rate.?For the academic year 2013/14, the Home/EU rate was ?4,950.?
The closing date for applications is Monday 17 March 2014.?Candidates who have not been contacted by 31 May 2014 can assume that they have not been successful.
Home/EU applicants for study on the Kent LLM programme at the Kent Law School may apply by following the instructions below:
The scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence.
Where candidates are rated equivalent in terms of academic excellence, their financial circumstances will (if possible) be taken into account in deciding on an award.
The number of scholarships to be awarded will be at the discretion of the Law School.
In order to take up the scholarship, it will be necessary for an applicant to meet all of the conditions specified in their offer of a place on the Kent LLM.
Scholarships may not be deferred.
Applicants who are unsuccessful, or who are unable to take up the offer of a scholarship, may apply for funding in subsequent years.
Any scholarship must be firmly accepted within one month of the date of offer.
Students who are successful in the application will be considered Kent LLM Scholars and will have the opportunity to act as LLM Ambassadors.
An application must make a case for the award of the scholarship to the applicant.? The case for the award of a scholarship should be between 1000 and 1500 words.? The case for the award must:
Describe the applicant?s academic achievements and performance in university studies.
Discuss the applicant?s reasons for wishing to study for the Kent LLM.
Outline the applicant?s financial circumstances, indicating in particular whether the scholarship will make a difference to the feasibility of studying at the University of Kent.?All applicants are required to indicate how they intend to pay for living expenses and all other costs during their postgraduate studies.
Further, students are asked to submit one piece of academic writing.?This could be either a piece of coursework previously submitted for assessment at a previous institution or it could be a 2,000 word essay written for this application on a topic of the applicant?s choosing.?
How to apply:
Candidates must apply for a place to study on the Kent LLM at the University through the online process.
Candidates must also complete a KLS PG Funding application Form which should be emailed to [email protected] along with a letter making a case for the award and their writing sample.
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