The UK's Nottingham Trent University is offering sub-Saharan African students taking an LLM degree at Nottingham Law School the LLM Sub-Saharan African Scholarship. The scholarship is highly competitive as only one will be awarded to a deserving LLM student.
The LLM Sub-Saharan African Scholarship is a full tuition fee scholarship offered to students who will be admitted to the LLM program by September 2018. It is worth £13,900, which is equivalent to the value of the full tuition fee for international students for academic year 2018/19.
To be able to apply for the scholarship, the student must be a sub-Saharan African national and a holder of an offer for an LLM degree to be taken at Nottingham Law School. Any LLM program is eligible except for the Legal Practice Course (LPC) and the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC). The entire tuition fee of the chosen scholar will be waived. This does not include living expenses.
The deadline for application to the LLM Sub-Saharan African Scholarship is 18 June 2018. Given the tight deadline, interested LLM candidates are encouraged to complete the application forms required as soon as possible. These forms are downloadable from the website of Nottingham Law School. Along with the forms, the student must also submit a personal statement that will not exceed 850 words.
LLM students whose applications for the Full LLM sub-Saharan African Scholarship are unsuccessful will automatically be considered for the half-fee scholarship and the International Scholarship also offered by Nottingham Law School.