The H M Hubbard Law Scholarship is awarded annually to postgraduate law students, trainee solicitors or qualified solicitors in England or Wales, who wish to study law in France, Canada or Spain.
The scholarship covers fees, living expenses and travel expenses. Recent scholars have been awarded between
£14,000 and £27,000.
This is a superb opportunity to obtain an insight into the law of another country while experiencing different cultures.
The deadline for applications is 30th November 2017.
To be considered our international law scholarship award, you must demonstrate that you meet the following criteria:
Academic achievement/employment status
- You must either be qualified and practising as a solicitor in England and Wales, or
- You must have already completed the academic stage of qualification as a solicitor in England and Wales, through having obtained either:
- An Undergraduate Degree in Law of at least Class 2(ii) from a UK universityA Graduate’s Diploma in Law (GDL); orA Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEX) Level 6 Diploma in Law and Practice;
And you must evince to the trustees’ satisfaction an intention to pursue a career as a solicitor of the senior courts of England and Wales.
Course of study
You must intend to study in France, Spain or Canada during the term of the award. You must follow a course in the law and legal procedures of the country in question. However, if you study in either France or Spain, you may, as an alternative, take a course which is devoted to the law of the European Union.
Scholarships will normally be granted only for courses which are:
- post-graduate level
- taken at a leading university in the country concerned;
- and lead to a formal qualification, such as an LLM or equivalent award.
You will be expected to identify the course you wish to take on your application form.