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Scholarships for Canadian Law Students, 2017-18

Scholarship Name: Distinguished Alumni (Canada) Award

Description:

The School of Law is delighted to offer 4 entrance scholarships of £1,000 each to eligible Canadian students admitted to study the Bachelor Law with English Law (LLB) in September 2017.

The Award honours the contributions made by our alumni. Among our alumni in Canada is the late Honourable Bertha Wilson, who graduated from the University of Aberdeen in 1944 and became the first woman appointed to serve on the Supreme Court of Canada in 1982. She was awarded Doctor of Laws, honoris causa,by the University of Aberdeen in 1989. We value the enduring inspiration that alumni such as the Honourable Bertha Wilson give to our university and our law communities.

Through this award of scholarships, the School of Law will welcome our future distinguished Aberdeen alumni from Canada, and further our close ties with Canada through the achievements these future alumni will attain, and the inspirations they will engender.

Eligibility:

Scholarship applications are open to nationals of Canada, who are categorised as international students for tuition fees purposes, and who hold an offer of admission to either of the following two programmes for entry September 2017

  • LLB Law with English Law (4 years) (M2M1)
  • LLB with English Law (Accelerated) (graduate entry, 2 years) (M116)

Award

The Scholarships is awarded in the form of a £1,000 partial tuition fee waiver against the first year tuition.

Assessment Criteria:

Decisions will be based on academic merit.

How to Apply:

There is no separate scholarship application required. All eligible Bachelor Law with English Law (LLB) applicants, who hold an offer of admission by 1 May 2017, will be automatically considered for one of the four awards.

For more information about applying for admission to the University of Aberdeen, please refer to http://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/

Decision Timeframe:

Successful applicants will be notified no later than Friday 12 May 2017.

Further Information:

Dr Catherine Ng
Senior Lecturer, School of Law
e: c.w.ng@abdn.ac.uk
t: +44 1224 273897

Brian Hussey
Lead International Officer, North America
Student Recruitment and Admissions Service
e: brian.hussey@abdn.ac.uk
t: +44 1224 278 187

 

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