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Africa LLM/MSc Tercentenary Scholarship at University of Edinburgh, UK 2013 2014

Scholarship Name: Africa LLM/MSc Tercentenary Scholarship

Brief description

Full LLM/MSc Scholarship for African Law Students to study MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice at Edinburgh Law School, University of Edinburgh UK 2013/2014

Accepted Subject Areas?

MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice

About Scholarship

The Africa LLM/MSc Tercentenary Scholarship is open to all African students (with preference to West Africa) who have applied to an on-campus LLM or the on-campus MSc in Criminology and Criminal Justice at Edinburgh Law School.

Scholarship Offered Since: Not Specified

By what Criteria is Selection Made?

The award will be made solely on academic merit.

Who is qualified to apply?

The award is open to all suitably qualified African applicants; however, the 2013/2014 scholarship is particularly aimed at applicants who are citizens of (and normally resident in) West Africa.  If no suitable application is received from these countries, the scholarship will pass to the next most suitable applicant.

How Many Scholarship Positions are available? One scholarship will be available each academic year until 2013/2014.

What are the benefits?

The scholarship will cover the costs of postgraduate tuition fees for one academic year. The successful applicant will also be given a partial maintenance grant (£6500) to help fund their studies at the University of Edinburgh. The maintenance grant will not cover the full costs of studying at the University and applicants should ensure they have sufficient financial support to complete their studies.

How long will sponsorship last? One academic year

Eligible African Countries

All African nationals with preference to West Africa

To be taken at (country): Edinburgh Law School, University of Edinburgh UK

What time of year does Application Close?

The application deadline for the receipt of applications for 2013-2014 will be 30 April 2013.

Offered annually? Yes

How can I Apply?

Applicants must complete the school’s scholarship application form to indicate that they wish to be considered for this award. Completed forms should be emailed to [email protected].

Applications for postgraduate programmes must be made in parallel through the normal University application route.

How can I get more information?

If you need more Information about law scholarships at the University, kindly visit the Scholarship Webpage


Edinburgh Law School, University of Edinburgh UK

Important Notes:

More detailed information can be obtained by emailing [email protected]

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