Deadline:

14 February 2019.

Location:

London (UK), Paris (France), Online.

(Partially Funded)

Description

University of London – Master’s Scholarships for Refugees and Displaced People 

The University of London is offering 5 LLM scholarships for formally registered refugees or displaced people.

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You can get your degree in law by applying for one of the programs offered by University of London which is a collegiate federal research university located in London, UK.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Law

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

1 to 5 years.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

To be eligible for the scholarship, you must:

  • Meet the entrance requirements of a postgraduate law programme.
  • Be a formally registered refugee/displaced person with a UNHCR registration number or be able to demonstrate confirmed refugee status.
  • Applicants must ensure they can cover such costs from other financial sources.

To be eligible for the one of the LLM programs, you must meet the English requirements:

  • IELTS: a minimum overall score of 7.0 including a minimum of 7.0 in Writing, and no less than 5.5 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.
  • TOEFL: a minimum overall score of 100 including a minimum of 27 in Writing, and no less than 18 in Reading, 17 in Listening and 20 in Speaking.
  • PTE Academic: a minimum overall score of 68 including a minimum of 68 in Writing, and no less than 51 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.
  • Trinity ISE: Trinity ISE III with a minimum of Merit in Writing, Reading, Listening and Speaking.
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): a minimum overall score of 185 including a minimum of 185 in Writing, and no less than 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.
  • Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): a minimum overall score of 185 including a minimum of 185 in Writing, and no less than 162 in Reading, Listening and Speaking.

To be eligible for Master of Laws in Paris – Queen Mary program or Sorbonne Law School – Queen Mary University of London Double LLM program, you must:

1- Law graduates:

  • Have a degree in law, or a degree with a substantial law content, normally of at least upper-second class honours (or equivalent).
  • Practising lawyers who have qualified either in their home jurisdiction or other country and will have legal work experience, will also be taken into account.
  • Law graduates with high 2.2 honours and at least five years professional legal experience may also qualify.

2- Non-law graduates:

  • Non-law graduates may be considered on the basis of exceptional professional experience that directly relates to specialist LLM taught courses.
  • with good honours, that have also obtained the equivalent of good honours in CPE and Bar Finals/Legal Practice examinations, or passed the solicitors’ qualifying examination, may qualify.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • The University of London is offering five scholarships for refugees and misplaced persons.
  • The scholarship will cover 100% of the fees payable to the University of London. This includes the cost of one module continuation/deferral/extension fee, examination resit fee, dissertation re-submission fee.
  • It does not cover the examination centre costs or any other costs not directly payable to the University (such as the purchase of additional materials or electronic equipment).
  • Applicants must ensure they can cover such costs from other financial sources.

How to Apply

First Step: Download and complete the scholarship application form below.

Second Step: If you apply for the scholarship, please await the outcome of your scholarship application before you complete registration for your course.

Third Step: Submit an application for a postgraduate law programme that you would like to be considered for through this link.

Required documents:

  1. An up to date Curriculum vitae.
  2. Degree certificate showing the classification (or GPA) of award obtained .
  3. Official translation of degree certificate if it is not in English.
  4. Statement/transcript of your degree studies.
  5. Official translation of degree statement/transcript if it is not in English.
  6. Professional Certificate/Career related certificates/qualifications obtained by examination (if relevant).
  7. Statement/transcript of your Professional Studies.
  8. English language certificate or other evidence of your proficiency in English (Education/Work Experience in English).
  9. Practicing Certificate (Solicitor/Barrister).
  10. One or two reference letters depending on the program.
  11. Additional educational document (if relevant).

Fourth Step: At the Scholarships and Bursaries section, select the correct scholarship from the menu (Scholarships for Refugees and Displaced People) and attach/upload your signed and completed scholarship application form.

Note:

  • You will need to apply for this scholarship – you are not entered automatically.
  • Students already registered with the University of London cannot apply for this scholarship.
  • All applications are reviewed against the award criteria.
  • Applicants will be informed of the outcome prior to registration.
  • All decisions are final and it is not possible to appeal.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Lamis Moawad/ Egypt 

Reviewed by” Noha Elbehery/ Egypt 
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