Law scholarship is meant to support the study of students who look up to establish a prestigious career in the field of law. Considered as one of the much-preferred career opportunities among students, a law degree programme opens a gateway to various sectors such as legal services, corporate management as well as administrative services. A law scholarship helps the aspirants to pursue their desired disciplines in the field of law at the undergraduate, postgraduate or higher level of studies. There are a number of institutions as well as international universities that offer law scholarships for students willing to pursue a degree programme in law or its related fields.
How many law scholarships are available for prospective students? Which are the organisations/institutions offering such scholarships? How and when can a student apply for a law scholarship? What kind of financial assistance is given to students under these scholarships? Find an answer to all these questions in this article. It provides a detailed overview of law scholarships along with their eligibility, application process and rewards.
Some of the renowned Indian institutions that offer law scholarship for students to pursue studies in India include Aditya Birla Group, PNB Housing Finance Limited, etc. Adding to this, there are several international universities as well that offer law scholarships for the aspirants namely, the University of Birmingham, University of Essex, University of Sussex, College of Law and Business and more. Find more about the scholarships offered by them in the table below. It contains a comprehensive list of law scholarships along with their tentative application timeline for your assistance.
|S.No.||Scholarship Name||Provider Name||Application Timeline*|
|1.||University of Birmingham Law School Scholarships||University of Birmingham, UK||Between March and May|
|2.||University of Essex Merit Scholarship, UK||University of Essex||Between March and May|
|3.||IGLP Residential Fellowship Program, Harvard Law School, USA||Institute for Global Law & Policy (IGLP), Harvard Law School||Between December and February|
|4.||College of Law and Business Scholarship for Indian Students, Israel||College of Law and Business School, Israel||Between August and October|
|5.||Loch Law Scholarship Program||Loch Employment Law||Between March and July|
|6.||Sussex Future Leaders Masters Scholarship in International Law||University of Sussex, UK||Between May and July|
|7.||Sussex India Scholarship||University of Sussex, UK||Between April and August|
|8.||Aditya Birla Group Scholarship||Aditya Birla Group||Between June and July|
|9.||PNB Housing Finance Limited Protsahan Scholarship||PNB Housing Finance Limited||Between December and February|
|10.||Kapila & Nirmal Hingorani Foundation Pegasus Scholarship Programme||Kapila & Nirmal Hingorani Foundation||Between November and December|
Each law scholarship comes with a certain pre-defined set of eligibility conditions that a student needs to fulfil. These eligibility conditions vary on the basis of a student’s educational qualification, financial need and academic merit. As the name suggests, the common eligibility criteria for all law scholarships is that they are available for students who are pursuing or wish to pursue a law degree programme at a recognised institution/university. Besides this, to know specific eligibility of each scholarship, refer to the table given below.
|S.No.||Scholarship Name||Study Location||Eligibility|
|1.||University of Birmingham Law School Scholarships||UK|| |
|2.||University of Essex Merit Scholarship, UK||UK|| |
|3.||IGLP Residential Fellowship Program, Harvard Law School, USA||USA|| |
|4.||College of Law and Business Scholarship for Indian Students, Israel||Israel|| |
|5.||Loch Law Scholarship Program||UK|| |
|6.||Sussex Future Leaders Masters Scholarship in International Law||UK|| |
|7.||Sussex India Scholarship||UK|| |
|8.||Aditya Birla Group Scholarship||India|| |
Note: The applications are invited only from the top 20 students as per their ranking in the entrance examination.
|9.||PNB Housing Finance Limited Protsahan Scholarship||India|| |
|10.||Kapila & Nirmal Hingorani Foundation Pegasus Scholarship Programme||UK|| |
Whether you wish to pursue a law degree programme in India or abroad, the application process for each law scholarship is available online. The eligible students can apply for these scholarships by referring to the respective university’s/institutions’ official website. The table below provides you with in-depth information about where and how can you apply for these scholarships.
|S.No.||Name of the Scholarship||How to Apply?|
|1.||University of Birmingham Law School Scholarships||Apply online through the University of Birmingham Law School’s official website.|
|2.||University of Essex Merit Scholarship, UK||Apply online through Buddy4Study portal.|
|3.||IGLP Residential Fellowship Program, Harvard Law School, USA||Apply online through the official website of Harvard Law School.|
|4.||College of Law and Business Scholarship for Indian Students, Israel||Apply online through Buddy4Study portal.|
|5.||Loch Law Scholarship Program||Apply via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note to include your full name, passport size photograph, enrollment proof, contact details and the essay specified in your application.|
|6.||Sussex Future Leaders Masters Scholarship in International Law||Apply online through the University of Sussex’s official website.|
|7.||Sussex India Scholarship||Apply online through the University of Sussex’s official website.|
|8.||Aditya Birla Group Scholarship||Obtain the scholarship application form from the official website of Aditya Birla Group and submit the completed application form to the Dean of your respective college/institutions.|
|9.||PNB Housing Finance Limited Protsahan Scholarship||Apply online through Buddy4Study portal.|
|10.||Kapila & Nirmal Hingorani Foundation Pegasus Scholarship Programme||Apply online through the official website of Kapila & Nirmal Hingorani Foundation.|
If you consider applying for an international law scholarship, the kind of financial assistance that you will receive can be either cash reward or in the form of tuition fee waiver. However, if you apply for a law scholarship in India, you will receive cash rewards to fund your education at renowned law schools. Know more about what kind of aid does each scholarship offer to you in the table below. It highlights complete award details of each scholarship.
|S.No.||Name of the Scholarship||Award Details|
|1.||University of Birmingham Law School Scholarships|| |
|2.||University of Essex Merit Scholarship, UK|| |
|3.||IGLP Residential Fellowship Program, Harvard Law School, USA|| |
|4.||College of Law and Business Scholarship for Indian Students, Israel|| |
|5.||Loch Law Scholarship Program|| |
|6.||Sussex Future Leaders Masters Scholarship in International Law|| |
|7.||Sussex India Scholarship|| |
|8.||Aditya Birla Group Scholarship|| |
|9.||PNB Housing Finance Limited Protsahan Scholarship|| |
|10.||Kapila & Nirmal Hingorani Foundation Pegasus Scholarship Programme|| |
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