UOL and LJMU Offer Hodgson Law Scholarships to LLM Students
LLM students admitted to the University of Liverpool (UOL) Law School or the Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) are encouraged to apply for the Hodgson Law Scholarships. The scholarships are offered to outstanding law students who want to take a postgraduate education in law, either LLM or PhD degrees. No age limit has been set but the applicant must demonstrate academic excellence and the suitable undergraduate qualifications required as the basis for further study.
The Hodgson Law Scholarships have been awarded since Elizabeth Hodgson's death by the Hodgson Will Trust. A Selection Committee was formed to choose two or more scholars annually who will be admitted to either UOL or LJMU for a postgraduate law degree, either LLM or PhD.
The scholarship covers the entire tuition fee for the full-time taught postgraduate program in law and a stipend that amounts to £9,135. The degree will start September 2018 and must be taken on-campus in Liverpool, UK. It is open to both EU and non-EU international students.
To be eligible, the applicant must be a holder of a Bachelor's degree or on its final year, having a minimum standard of 2.1 (UK Upper Second) or its equivalent. Those whose first language is not English will need to show proof of English proficiency. Applicants must also be able to demonstrate academic excellence, interest in public and legal service that will be to the Liverpool region's advantage, has potential for future leadership and are not otherwise able to undertake a postgraduate degree at UOL or LJMU.
Applicants have until 1st May 2018, 5:00 pm to submit their applications and requirements to be considered for the scholarship.