Law-specific Faculty and Cambridge Trusts Funding

This section provides an introduction to some of the law-specific sources of funding provided by the Faculty of Law and the University’s Cambridge Trusts to LLM students.

Please note that eligibility criteria, application procedures and deadlines for applying vary according to the funding provider, so it is essential that you contact the relevant administering office to obtain the precise details for each award for which you wish to apply.

3 Verulam Buildings LLM Scholarship

Administering Office: Faculty of Law

The Scholarship is offered to a student undertaking the Cambridge LLM thanks to the generosity 3 Verulam Buildings. The Scholarship comprises a £10,000 contribution towards LLM course fees and the opportunity to undertake a mini-pupillage at Chambers. The successful candidate will be specialising in commercial law courses on the LLM and intending to pursue a career at the UK commercial Bar following completion of the LLM.

After the Cambridge LLM course applications have been considered, the Faculty of Law contacts LLM offer holders directly about applying for the scholarship.

Arnold McNair Scholarships in International Law

Administering Office: Faculty of Law

An election to one or more Arnold McNair Scholarships in International Law will be made in July 2019. This Scholarship is only open to LLM students who have graduated from the Cambridge Law Tripos who will specialise in international law during their LLM year.

How to apply: Candidates must write to Mrs Alison Hirst, Faculty of Law, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ, enclosing a statement of the nature of the study or research that they propose to undertake and a statement of financial circumstances. This must be received by 25 June 2019.

For more information please contact Mrs Alison Hirst: ash26@cam.ac.uk

One Essex Court LLM Scholarship

Administering Office: Faculty of Law

The Scholarship is offered to a student undertaking the Cambridge LLM thanks to the generosity One Essex Court. The Scholarship comprises a £10,000 contribution towards LLM course fees and the opportunity to undertake a mini-pupillage at Chambers. The successful candidate will be specialising in commercial law courses on the LLM and intending to pursue a career at the UK commercial Bar following completion of the LLM.

After the Cambridge LLM course applications have been considered, the Faculty of Law contacts LLM offer holders directly about applying for the scholarship.

Prathiba M Singh Cambridge Scholarship

Administering Office: Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International Trust

The Prathiba M Singh Cambridge Scholarship offers funding to enable talented Indian students to study for the LLM at the University of Cambridge.

Applicants should show a strong interest in the study of Intellectual Property Law, should show a positive intention to pursue a legal career in India, and should need financial assistance in order to study at Cambridge. The scholarship is only available to applicants who are normally resident in India.

How to apply: Those wishing to apply should do so by stating their interest in the scholarship on their GRADSAF application form for the LLM; there is not a separate scholarship application form.

Deadline for applying: The deadline is the LLM course application deadline.

For further information please see: http://www.cambridgetrust.org/scholarships/scholarship/?award=137

Right Honourable Paul Martin Sr Scholarship

Administering Office: Cambridge Commonwealth, European and International Trust

The Canadian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies works with the Cambridge Trust to offer The Right Honourable Paul Martin Sr Scholarship at Cambridge University, named after the founder of the Institute, who studied at the University of Cambridge, and later returned to England as Canada's High Commissioner to the UK. The scholarship is available to Canadian applicants for the LLM.

How to apply: In addition to applying to the University of Cambridge for the LLM programme, an application should be made to the Canadian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies.

Deadline for applying: The deadline is the LLM course application deadline.

For further information please see: https://www.cambridgetrust.org/scholarships/

Wright Rogers Law Scholarships

Administering Office: Faculty of Law

The Electors to the Wright Rogers Scholarships offer two scholarships to be awarded in August 2019. Candidates for the Scholarships must have successfully completed a course of study qualifying them for a degree in any university or similar institution in the United Kingdom and have spent at least one year in the study of law. If elected, a Scholar will be required to carry out study or research relating to the Laws of England.

The annual value of each Scholarship will be at least £3,000 and will be determined by the Electors of the Wright Rogers Scholarship Fund after taking into account any other financial resources that may be available to the Scholar.

How to apply: Applications for a scholarship, accompanied by an outline of the candidate's career and proposed course of study at Cambridge, should be made to the Secretary of the Faculty Board of Law, Faculty of Law, 10 West Road, Cambridge, CB3 9DZ, by 1 July 2019. Candidates must also arrange for two references to be sent to the Secretary of the Faculty Board of Law so as to arrive by the same date.

For more information please contact Mrs Alison Hirst: ash26@cam.ac.uk