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School of Law

Undergraduate Scholarships and Bursaries

School of Law scholarships and bursaries

The School of Law has a number of undergraduate scholarships and bursaries on offer for academic excellence and contribution to the School. For more information on any of the below, please contact

Dentons logoDentons bursary

Dentons is a global law firm with a long standing commitment to support the local community. Due to their well-established relationship with the School of Law, we are able to offer an annual bursary of £6,500 per year available to students with permanent residence in London Borough of Tower Hamlets, Hackney, Newham, Redbridge, Waltham Forest or Barking and Dagenham and are the first in their family to attend university.

Applications for this bursary are closed. See the Dentons Bursary page for more information about this award.

Gianni Sonvico Bursary

The School of Law is proud to offer a bursary of £12,000 per year in memory of exemplary Queen Mary LLB graduate, Gianni Sonvico. Applicants of this bursary must be in state school education and be means-tested by Student Finance to show their household income is less than £35,000.

This award is not available for 2020-21.

First, Second, Final Year and Senior Status Scholarships

The School of Law has a number of £1000 scholarships available to students in their first, second and final years of their 3 or 4-year LLB and those in either year of their Senior Status LLB. These scholarships are based on academic merit and not financial circumstances.

Applications for these scholarships are closed. See the First, Second, Final Year and Senior Status Scholarships page for more information about these awards.

Lawyers Volunteering for the Arts logoLVFA Scholarship

Lawyers Volunteering for the Arts wishes to offer a £1,550 scholarship and work experience opportunity to an Undergraduate Queen Mary LLB student. This scholarship will enable a law student to support the LVFA initiative whilst gaining practical experience of the pro bono advice sector and financial support.

Applications are now closed. Visit the LVFA Scholarship page to find out more about Lawyers Volunteering for the Arts and for more information on eligibility criteria.

Undergraduate Bursary

The School of Law offers a £2,000 bursary to students in the first year of their three or four-year LLB. The awardee of this bursary will be selected on the basis of academic excellence and potential but also be recognised to be from a Widening Participation background. 

Appliations for this bursary are closed. See the Undergraduate Bursary page for more information on this award.

Postgraduate Funding

The William & Mary Drapers’ Company Scholarship is an opportunity offered to all final year students in the School of Law. It is a chance to take an LLM course at the College of William & Mary, one of the oldest colleges in the USA. The scholarship is available annually to a Queen Mary LLB student to enable them to spend a year after graduation in the United States as a graduate student.

Applications for this scholarship are now closed. For more information see the William and Mary Scholarship page.

If you are interested in other Postgraduate funding opportunities, you can find out more here.

Other funding opportunities

Students should also familiarise themselves with the range of funding opportunities available college-wide. Find out more about these opportunities here.