Postgraduate scholarships

Scholarships and loyalty schemes

Nottingham Law School is delighted to offer a number of generous scholarships and loyalty schemes. These include:

• Masters and Professional Courses Scholarships
• Postgraduate and Professional Courses Alumni Loyalty Schemes
• International Scholarships
• Research Bursaries

We encourage you to also browse external scholarships and career development loans as alternative ways to fund your postgraduate study. 

Nottingham Trent University Postgraduate Masters Scholarships for UK Students starting in September 2017

Nottingham Trent University is pleased to offer a number of scholarships worth up to the value of half your tuition fee. These scholarships are available to students who have been made an offer of a place to study on an eligible postgraduate Masters course starting in September 2017 and the scholarships will be available in the form of a tuition fee reduction.

We award these competitive scholarships to students who can demonstrate excellent achievement, passion and dedication to their studies.

Eligible courses

The following full-time and part-time courses in Nottingham Law School are included in the scheme:

• LLM Corporate and Insolvency Law
• LLM Health Law and Ethics
• LLM Human Rights and Justice
• LLM Intellectual Property Law
• LLM International Financial Law
• LLM International Trade and Commercial Law
• LLM Law (General)
• LLM Oil, Gas and Mining Law
• LLM Sports Law

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Application deadlines

Courses starting in September 2017:

• Monday 20 February 2017 16:00 GMT (4 pm)
• Monday 24 April 2017 16:00 GMT (4 pm)
• Final deadline: Monday 19 June 2017 16:00 GMT (4 pm)

International and EU scholarships

The University also has a number of competitive scholarships available for international applicants and applicants from the European Union starting on an eligible postgraduate Masters courses.

Find out more about international and EU scholarships.

Nottingham Law School Dean's Professional Courses Scholarships for Academic Excellence

Nottingham Law School is delighted to offer a number of competitive Dean's Professional Courses Scholarships for Academic Excellence for eligible courses starting in September 2017.

These prestigious scholarships are available to UK, EU and International students and are worth up to the value of half the tuition fee. The scholarships will be available in the form of a tuition fee reduction. If you are successful in your scholarship application, you will be invited to join our exclusive Scholarship Winner's Ambassador Scheme when you enrol on your course.

Eligible courses
The following full-time, part-time and distance learning courses are included in the Nottingham Law School Dean's Professional Courses Scholarships for Academic Excellence Scheme:

• Graduate Diploma in Law – application form PDF icon
• LLM Legal Practice Course – application form PDF icon
• LLM Bar Professional Training Course – application form PDF icon

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Application deadline
For courses starting in September 2017 the deadline is 4 pm GMT on 19 June 2017. Successful applicants will be notified of their scholarship award within three weeks.

Postgraduate Alumni Loyalty Scheme for courses starting in September 2016 or January 2017

Nottingham Law School is pleased to offer a 25% tuition fee reduction if you are an existing final year NTU undergraduate student, or a postgraduate or professional student studying at the City Campus, Clifton Campus or Brackenhurst Campus, and you progress directly onto an eligible* LLM Masters course within the School, or if you have studied a full-time or part-time undergraduate, postgraduate or professional course at the University (on the City Campus, Clifton Campus or Brackenhurst Campus) and graduated from the University at any time after 1 July 2011. 

You must also have accepted an offer of a place to study on an eligible Masters course at Nottingham Law School starting in September 2016 or January 2017. You do not need to apply for the discount as it will automatically be deducted from your fee before enrolment.

Find out more about the Alumni Loyalty Scheme including the terms and conditions and a list of excluded courses.

*Please note that the LLM LPC and LLM BPTC are excluded from this scheme. Please see information below regarding alumni discounts for these courses.

Postgraduate Alumni Loyalty Scheme for courses starting in September 2017 or January 2018

Nottingham Law School is pleased to offer a 25% tuition fee reduction if you are an existing final year NTU undergraduate student, or a postgraduate or professional student studying at the City Campus, Clifton Campus or Brackenhurst Campus, and you progress directly onto an eligible* LLM Masters course within the School, or if you have studied a full-time or part-time undergraduate, postgraduate or professional course at the University (on the City Campus, Clifton Campus or Brackenhurst Campus) and graduated from the University at any time after 1 July 2012.

You must also have accepted an offer of a place to study on an eligible Masters course at Nottingham Law School starting in September 2017 or January 2018. You do not need to apply for the discount as it will automatically be deducted from your fee before enrolment.

Find out more about the Alumni Loyalty Scheme including the terms and conditions and a list of excluded courses.

*Please note that the LLM LPC and LLM BPTC are excluded from this scheme. Please see information below regarding alumni discounts for these courses.

Professional Courses Alumni Loyalty Scheme

If you are an existing NTU final year undergraduate student, or if you have graduated from an NTU full-time undergraduate (or GDL) course since 2012, and you enrol onto a full-time, part-time, or distance learning Professional Course in Nottingham Law School, you are eligible to receive a £1,000 tuition fee reduction.

You must also have accepted an offer of a place to study on an eligible course at Nottingham Law School starting in September 2017.

You do not need to apply for the discount as it will automatically be deducted from your fee before enrolment.
Eligible courses

The following full-time, part-time and distance learning courses are included in the Professional Courses Alumni Loyalty Scheme:

• Graduate Diploma in Law
• LLM Legal Practice Course
• LLM Bar Professional Training Course

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International Scholarships

The University also has a number of scholarships available for international applicants starting on full-time postgraduate courses, and for applicants from the European Union. Find out more about international scholarships.

Research Bursaries

A number of bursaries are available for research projects from the University.

External Scholarships

Postgrad Solutions has bursaries worth £500 each available for Masters in Law students from anywhere in the world who want to study an LLM program. Visit the Postgrad Solutions website for details.

The Inderpal Rahal Memorial Trust provides up to two awards of £2,000 to enable women who are experiencing financial hardship to further their legal education. The award is designed for women from an immigrant or refugee background who intend to practise or teach law in the UK. Applicants should be undertaking or pursuing the BPTC, LPC, legal research, training contract, pupillage, or other legal placement. Please email if you feel you are eligible for consideration.

LLMstudy.com offer Annual Global Bursaries worth £500 each. You can find out how to make an application by visiting their website.

Target Courses also provide a searchable database of funding opportunities.

Inns of Court GDL Scholarships

The Inns of Court are offering a combined total of over £600,000 worth of scholarships to students who want to convert to Law and study the Graduate Diploma in Law. The closing date for applications is Friday 6 May and you can only apply to to one Inn. More information and application details can be found on the Inn websites:

Inner Temple
Middle Temple
Lincoln's Inn
Gray's Inn