Edinburgh Law School – Ewen Cameron Best Scholarships

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The Edinburgh Law School and Ewen Cameron Scholarships are fully funded scholarships to students who would like to study their PhD in Scotland.

Three full PhD scholarships are offered by Edinburgh Law School to eligible students. One of these is provided through a generous legacy from alumnus Ewen Cameron in his name.

These scholarships would pay tuition fees and a yearly stipend  with UKRI rates (around £15,700 per annum). The stipend would be paid in equal month by month instalments for a maximum of 3 years, subject to satisfactory progress.

Awards will be paid pro-rata for part-time candidates.

Eligibility for Edinburgh Law School and Ewen Cameron Scholarships 

Candidates for these scholarships must be seeking to start their 1st year of full time or part time PhD study in Edinburgh Law School within the year 2022/23 (September 2022 or January 2023 entry).

UK students and international students are all eligible to apply. Please note that not all international students eligible for part-time study.

To be considered for any these scholarships, you must first meet the our standard minimum entry needed requirements.

The candidates that are successful normally fit these requirements, having obtained the bet classification in at least one of their degrees, and provide a good research proposal which has a close fit with study within the School.

When making decisions, the following will be done: 

  • Consider the applicant’s academic achievements, research proposal, research potential, and the degree of support provided by references.
  • Not take into account factors such as financial status and nationality.

Applicants who are Successful would be expected to accept the offer when the results of the application process have been announced. Candidates who already got an offer of financial sponsorship from somewhere else would not be eligible.

Applications are all welcome across the large range of legal and law-related subjects.

Please you should note that one of these scholarships would be ring-fenced under our Athena Swan action plan to support a project that will deal with questions of diversity, equality or social justice.

This can include projects on families and relationships, gender and sexuality, employment, crime and justice, environment, peace, war and conflict, and human rights.

The Application Procedure

Applicants who are eligible should complete an online scholarship application (after applying they admission to the PhD Law programme). The online scholarship form is situated in EUCLID.

Click here to access the application form

Please you should note that you’ll not be able to access the online scholarship form till you have applied for admission to the PhD Law programme.

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The scholarship’s deadline is 3rd February 2022. You are strongly advised to ensure that you have submitted your application for admission at least five working days before this date.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by the end of April 2022.

Under the University of Edinburgh, one scholarship to the value of £10,000 will be available for nationals from Kenya applying to any taught, on-campus, LLM or MSc programme of study within Edinburgh Law School in the 2022-2023 academic year.

Award

One award of £10,000 which will be deducted from your tuition fees and will be tenable for one academic year.

Eligibility

At the University of Edinburgh, the Scholarship will be awarded to a national and resident of Kenya who is accepted for admission on a full-time basis for any taught (on campus) LLM or MSc programme within the School of Law in the 2022-2023 academic year.

Criteria

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit. Candidates must have, or expect to obtain, the overseas equivalent of a UK first-class honours degree.

How to apply

Eligible applicants should complete an online scholarship application. In order to gain access to the scholarship application system applicants must have applied for admission to the University of Edinburgh.

The scholarship deadline is 23:59 GMT 21st April 2022.

Edinburgh Law School wants to assure all students and staff of its commitment to EU Law teaching and to all of our staff, students, and visitors from the EU.

We are a European Law School and remain devoted in our support of all who wish to study with us. As such we are delighted to be able to offer a scholarship for applicants to the LLM in European Law for 2022-23.

Award amount

One award to cover the full Home (UK) or International/EU tuition fee rate for 2022-23 (tuition fees only).

Eligibility

Any applicant to the LLM in European Law.

Please note that you must already have applied to study the LLM in European Law before applying for this scholarship.

Awards would be made on an academic merit.

Application information

Application deadline: 01 May 2022

Applicants must first apply online for the LLM in European Law. Please ensure that you reference on your application that you are applying for the relevant scholarship.

Once you have applied for admission, complete the Edinburgh Law School Scholarship Application Form and send it to pg.law.enquiries@ed.ac.uk.

Download scholarship application form [Word doc]

After you have applied you will receive an email notification to confirm receipt of your application form. You will not receive any further communications until the deadline for the scholarship has passed and all the applications have been assessed.

Applicants would be notified of the outcome by the ending of June 2022 latest.

One partial scholarship to be allocated to any applicant on the LLM in European and Comparative Private Law that will be starting in September 2022. This award has been made possible all thanks to generous legacy of Edinburgh Law School alumnus Ewen Cameron.

Award amount

The scholarship will offer £5,000 to the successful candidate to be redeemed against tuition fees.

Eligibility

Any applicant at all for the full-time LLM in European and Comparative Private Law.

Please note that you must already have applied to study the LLM in Comparative and European Private Law before applying for this scholarship.

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of academic merit.

Application information

Application deadline: 01 May 2022

Apply online to the relevant programme. Ensure that you reference on your application that you are applying for the relevant scholarship.

Once you have applied, complete the Law School Scholarship Application Form and send the completed form to pg.law.enquiries@ed.ac.uk

Download scholarship application form [Word doc]

After you have applied you will receive an email notification of your scholarship application. You will not receive any further communications until the deadline for the scholarship has passed and all the applications have been assessed.

Applicants will be notified of the outcome by the end of June 2022 at the latest.

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