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LLM By Research Scholarships

Kent Law School is pleased to announce fee waiver Scholarships in addition to the Larry Grant Scholarship for full and part time LLM by Research Degrees commencing in 2017.

Kent Law School LLM by Research Fee Waivers

Kent Law School offers a number of scholarships to students who intend to undertake a LLM by Research (offered at Kent's Canterbury campus and commencing in September 2017) and who are liable to pay tuition fees either at the Overseas or Home/EU rate. The number of scholarships to be awarded will be at the discretion of the Law School and will provide tuition fees at the full Overseas or Home/EU rate, as appropriate.

Eligibilty and How to Apply

Eligibility Criteria
Studentships will be awarded on the basis of the academic excellence of the candidate and the research proposal.

Applicants should normally have obtained, or be about to obtain an undergraduate degree at a high Upper Second Class Honours level (2:1 or equivalent from other countries).

How to Apply
Those wishing to apply for the Kent Law School LLM by Research Fee Waivers must apply to study for a postgraduate degree online. Along with their application, candidates must supply a research proposal of no more than 1500 words (excluding bibliography), as well as a sample of their written work (not exceeding 4,000 words – longer texts will not be read)

Informal enquiries may be directed to:
Dr Emily Grabham, Co-Director of Postgraduate Research, Kent Law School, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NS

E-mail: klspgstudentships@kent.ac.uk

Closing Date: Friday 5 May 2017. Candidates who have not been contacted by 31 May 2017 can assume that they have not been successful.


 

Larry Grant Scholarship

Kent Law School invites applications for the Larry Grant Scholarship, established to commemorate the life and work of former Kent Law Clinic Legal Director Larry Grant. The scholarship provides up to £2,500 and tuition fees paid at the Home/EU rate for successful scholarship applicants who intend as part of an LLM by research degree, to carry out research in the areas of clinical legal education, human rights, immigration or social justice commencing in September 2017. The scholarship is offered at Kent's Canterbury campus.

Further details can be found on the Larry Grant website

Eligibilty and How to Apply

Eligibility Criteria
Studentships will be awarded on the basis of the academic excellence of the candidate, the research proposal and the suitability of the project, with special reference to the implications for legal practice arising from the research. Financial need may also be taken into account.

Applicants should normally have obtained, or be about to obtain an undergraduate degree at a high Upper Second Class Honours level (2:1 or equivalent from other countries), or a postgraduate degree with Merit or Distinction.

How to Apply
Candidates must apply for a place to study for a postgraduate degree at the University online. As part of their application candidates should supply a research proposal of no more than 1500 words (excluding bibliography) to include special reference to the implications for legal practice arising from the research, as well as a sample of their written work (not exceeding 4,000 words – longer texts will not be read).

Candidates must also upload to their online application a letter making a case for the award.

Informal enquiries may be directed to:
Dr Emily Grabham, Co-Director of Postgraduate Research, Kent Law School, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent CT2 7NS

E-mail: klspgstudentships@kent.ac.uk

Closing Date: Friday 5 May 2017. Candidates who have not been contacted by 31 May 2017 can assume that they have not been successful.


 

 

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