The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) is offering Chinese students with the Laura Cha LLM Scholarship for the 2018 intake. The awardee/s will be chosen based on financial need. This scholarship is designed to encourage Chinese students to study law.
Founded in 1895, LSE is a world-leading university that focuses on law and other social sciences. Located in London, UK, this public research university is one of the constituent colleges of the University of London. Among others, LSE offers an LLM program that allows students to engage in diverse legal areas or concentrate on a legal field of interest to gain a specialist LLM degree.
To be eligible to the Laura Cha LLM Scholarship, the student must be a resident of China who will be admitted full-time to LSE's LLM program. Applicants from North-West China will be given preference. The candidate should be able to demonstrate English proficiency in accordance with the requirement of LSE. Those who are interested to apply can do it online until the deadline of 26 April 2018, 5:00 pm, UK time.
The Laura Cha LLM Scholarship is worth £24,000. It was established by Laura Cha, who is known by her Chinese name "Shi Mei Lun" in Mainland China. In 2001, she served as Vice Chairman of the China Securities Regulatory Commission until 2004. She was appointed to the position by the the government's State Council. She is known as the first person outside Mainland China who received a vice-ministerial rank within the Chinese Government.
Interested applicants should submit their application form and all requirements through LSE's website. Further information can be found on LSE's Laura Cha's webpage.