• Undergraduate
    law scholarships

    We offer a range of
    scholarships for talented
    individuals

  • As you might expect from the UK’s largest law school, we offer one of the most comprehensive scholarship schemes in legal education.

    With a fund of more than £400,000 available across our undergraduate and postgraduate law courses in the 2016/17 academic year, we are able to provide scholarships and bursaries to those demonstrating a combination of academic excellence and need.

    Our programme will continue to ensure the brightest minds are given the opportunity to achieve their ambitions, irrespective of background or personal circumstances. It is all about supporting future talent.

    How to Apply for a Scholarship or Bursary

    You will need to have received an offer for one of our undergraduate courses and be from a household where the average income for the last 12 months has been £25,000 or less.

    To apply for a scholarship or bursary, please register your interest below to commence the application process.

    You’ll receive an email to confirm your registration and to explain the next steps of the application process. As part of the application, you will be required to take an online skills assessment.

    Any queries about the scholarships and bursaries available should be directed to our scholarships team via scholarships@law.ac.uk.

    Good luck.

    • The Law First programme is designed to put the best prospects first. Its focus is to attract and give opportunity to the most talented future lawyers.

      There are ten awards with an individual award value of £2,000.

      Entry criteria: AAA at A-Level (or equivalent)

      Personal information required as part of the application process:

      • Full name
      • Name of institution studying / have studied with
      • Confirmation of grades obtained (or expect to be awarded) AAA at A-Level
      • Household income in the last 12 months
      • Any challenges that you may be facing that would not allow you to study with us

      Application deadline: 21 August 2016

      Award winners notified by: 1 September 2016

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      There is one award with a value of £5,000.

      The award winner will also receive a complimentary subscription to Lawyer 2B for the duration of their course.

      Entry criteria: BBB at A-Level (or equivalent)

      Personal information required as part of the application process:

      • Full name
      • Name of institution studying / have studied with
      • Confirmation of grades obtained (or expect to be awarded) BBB at A-Level
      • Household income in the last 12 months
      • Any challenges that you may be facing that would not allow you to study with us

      Process:

      • You will be invited via email to take part in a 20 question online assessment. All applications are considered based initially on academic criteria
      • Students who successfully pass the online assessment will be invited to submit a short essay on a law related topic.

      Application deadlines:

        Complete the online skills assessment by 21 August 2016

        Submit a short essay by 28 August 2016.

      Award winners notified by: 1 September 2016

    • A range of awards available to those whose circumstances may otherwise prevent them from continuing their studies and entering the legal profession.

      There are up to 14 awards available, with individual values of between £1,000-£3,000.

      Entry criteria: BBB at A-Level (or equivalent) There is some flexibility in entry criteria, based on your personal information you provide.

      Personal information required as part of the application process:

      • Full name
      • Confirmation of grades obtained (or expect to be awarded) BBB at A-Level (or equivalent)
      • Household income in the last 12 months
      • Any challenges that you may be facing that would not allow you to study with us

      Application deadline: 16 September 2016

      Award winners notified by: 23 September 2016

    • The Law for All Bursary has been specifically created for the schools and colleges in partnership with ULaw:

      • Birmingham Metropolitan College
      • City and Islington College
      • Coleg Cambria
      • Cornwall College
      • Farnborough College of Technology
      • Highbury College (Portsmouth)
      • Sunderland College
      • Sussex Downs College
      • Walsall College.

      There are up to five awards with an individual award value of £1,000.

      Entry criteria:

      • BBB at A-Level (or equivalent)
      • You must attend one of ULaw’s Further Education College partners
      • You must also have a recommendation from a tutor.

      Personal information required as part of the application process:

      • Full name
      • Name of institution studying / have studied with
      • Confirmation of grades obtained (or expect to be awarded) BBB at A-Level (or equivalent)
      • Household income in the last 12 months
      • Any challenges that you may be facing that would not allow you to study with us.

      Application deadline: 16 September 2016

      Award winners notified by: 23 September 2016

    • The Law for All Scholarship has been specifically created for the schools and colleges in partnership with ULaw:

      • Birmingham Metropolitan College
      • City and Islington College
      • Coleg Cambria
      • Cornwall College
      • Farnborough College of Technology
      • Highbury College (Portsmouth)
      • Sunderland College
      • Sussex Downs College
      • Walsall College.

      There is one award with a value of £6,000.

      Entry criteria:

      • AAB at A-Level (or equivalent)
      • You must attend one of ULaw’s Further Education College partners
      • You must also have a recommendation from a tutor.

      Personal information required as part of the application process:

      • Full name
      • Name of college
      • Confirmation of grades obtained (or expect to be awarded) AAB at A-Level (or equivalent)
      • Household income in the last 12 months
      • Any challenges that you may be facing that would not allow you to study with us.

      Application deadline: 16 September 2016

      Award winners notified by: 23 September 2016

  • Read the Terms and Conditions for each of our Undergraduate and Postgraduate Scholarship and Bursary awards.
  • I was thrilled when I heard I had been awarded one of the scholarships – good luck!

    Sheron O’Connor, LLB student, 2012/14
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