Application is now open for the University of Birmingham Law School Scholarships. Interested applicants are encouraged to send their applications in before the deadline date.
About the University of Birmingham and Scholarship
In Birmingham, England, there is a public research university known as the University of Birmingham (sometimes known as Birmingham University). It received its royal charter in 1900, succeeding Sir Josiah Mason’s Mason Science College and Queen’s College, Birmingham (founded in 1825 as the Birmingham School of Medicine and Surgery), becoming the first English unitary university and the first civic or “red brick” university to do so. It is a founding member of the Universitas 21 global network of research institutions as well as the Russell Group of British research universities.
In 2019–20, there are 23,155 undergraduate and 12,605 graduate students enrolled, making it the seventh-largest student body in the UK (out of 169). With an outlay of £1.02 billion, the university’s yearly revenue for 2021–2022 was £869.8 million, of which £215.0 million came from grants and contracts for research. In the 2021 Research Excellence Framework, the University of Birmingham rose from equal 31st place in the previous REF in 2014 to equal 13th place out of 129 universities.
In the world, Birmingham is ranked 91st, according to the 2022 U.S. News & World Report. It is ranked 137th among institutions globally in the 2019 SCImago Institutions Rankings. Birmingham was recognized as the 12th best UK institution by The Times Higher Education in 2021.
Birmingham received the title of “Sunday Times University of the Year 2014” in 2013. According to the 2013 QS World University Rankings, Birmingham University was rated 62nd overall and 10th in the United Kingdom. In the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise, Birmingham University was placed 12th in the UK with 16 percent of its research being considered to be of world-leading quality and 41 percent being of an international standard of excellence. Music, physics, biosciences, computer science, mechanical engineering, political science, international relations, and law are among the specialties of the university.
A variety of financial prizes and scholarships are available from Birmingham Law School to help candidates from all over the world who desire to join the school’s multicultural and active community. For international students wishing to enroll in a legal undergraduate or master’s program, the following scholarships are available:
- Kalisher Trust Scholarship (LLM)
- MSc Responsible Data Science Scholarships
- Postgraduate research funding
- LLB and LLB for Grads International Student Scholarship
- Benussi Bursary (LLB)
- Harding International Legal Scholarship (LLM)
- College of Arts and Law Masters Scholarship (LLM)
- Other scholarship opportunities
Details about University of Birmingham Law School Scholarships:
Scholarship Sponsor: University of Birmingham/Birmingham Law School
Scholarship Value: Up to £10,000 per year
Number of awards: Several
Study level: Bachelor & Masters
Host Institution(s): University of Birmingham
Eligibility Criteria for University of Birmingham Law School Scholarships
Applicants must fulfill the requirements listed below to be eligible for University of Birmingham Law School Scholarships:
- International students are required to apply.
- The University of Birmingham must not already have applicants registered for its programs.
- A self-funded applicant is required.
- The applicants must have an offer.
Applicants must have also done the following:
- Submitted a request for admission to the proposed undergraduate law program. Please submit your application through UCAS using the program page link on the University of Birmingham website’s undergraduate law page.
- Filled out the LLB and LLB for Graduates Scholarship application form.
- Students are required to submit an essay of up to 2000 characters (or 300 words) stating why they are deserving of an award. Your UCAS ID number is a requirement for your application.
Application Process for University of Birmingham Law School Scholarships
The Submission Deadline is: August 31, 2023
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