The scholarship is available for postgraduate research in Family Law at the University of Edinburgh Law School for a period of either (i) one year leading to the degree of LLM by research (ie by a thesis of up to 30,000 words) or (ii) for a period of three years leading to the degree of PhD (“the Degree Programme”).
Application Deadline: 5pm (GMT) 30th April 2017.
Offered annually? Yes
Eligible Countries: International
To be taken at (country): Edinburgh Law School, University of Edinburgh, UK
Eligible Field of Study: Applicants are free, indeed expected, to choose their own topic. The topic must be in a family law related subject. Emphasis may be on legal doctrine, legal theory or socio-legal issues. Comparative perspectives are welcome.
Type: Masters Research
Eligibility: The scholarship is open to anyone who, by the start of the Degree Programme, holds an Honours or Masters Degree in law (or equivalent) and who has already been offered and accepted a place for LLM by Research or PhD study by the University of Edinburgh.
Number of Awardees: A single scholarship is available for study beginning in September 2017
Value of Scholarship: The scholarship is for £2000 per annum.
Duration of Scholarship: The scholarship is awarded for one year in the first instance, and in the case of a PhD scholarship, will be renewed annually for a further two years, subject to satisfactory progress. Where a student is admitted to the LLM by research programme and successfully converts to the PhD programme (in accordance with the University requirements), the scholarship will be awarded for a further two years, subject to satisfactory progress.
How to Apply:
All applicants should already be in possession of an offer for study from the University of Edinburgh before applying.
To apply please complete the Postgraduate Scholarship Application Form and return to [email protected]
Award Provider: The scholarship is offered by the University of Edinburgh Development Trust in conjunction with SKO Family Law Specialists.