The London School of Economic and Political Science (LSE) is encouraging female Masters students from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to apply for the Margaret Bennett scholarship for school year 2018/19. The scholarship is open to eligible LLM students admitted to any of LSE’s Master of Laws programs.
The Margaret Bennett scholarship is offered to provide outstanding female students from Africa the support they may need to acquire an LLM education. The LLM program applied for must start September 2018 to be considered. Deadline of the scholarship application is 26 April 2018, 5:00 pm (UK time). Selection is highly competitive and candidates from north Africa will be given preference.
The value of the scholarship is £5,000 for the entire program duration. With the deadline of the scholarship nearing, it is important to prepare all requirements and submit as early as possible. It should be noted that prospective students must first apply for the LLM program before sending their scholarship applications.
To be considered for the Margaret Bennett scholarship, students must submit the Graduate Financial Support Application Form online through LSE’s graduate application tracker. By this time, the applicant must have already received a conditional or unconditional offer for a place to the LLM program.
The student must complete Section G of the Graduate Financial Support Application Form. This portion requires the applicant’s Personal Statement. This is important as the section committee will consider the student’s personal statement to decide if she meets the criteria. For those whose interest is only to be considered for the Graduate Support Scheme, the personal statement will not be needed. Outcomes of the application for the Graduate Support Scheme will be received with the official LLM offer. E-mail notifications will also be sent to successful applicants of LSE Scholarships by the end of July 2018.