Entente Cordiale scholarships for Law

About the award

Level: Masters
Course: Master's Degrees in Law
Country: France
Value: 10,000 EUROS
No. of awards: 1
Deadline: 1 March

More information

Herbert Smith Freehills is offering one scholarship to French students wishing to study law full-time at Masters level (LLM) in a UK university for the academic year 2019-2020 in the fields listed below: 

  • Business law
  • International banking and finance law
  • Intellectual property/technology, media and communications law
  • Labour law
  • Energy and infrastructure
  • Litigation and international arbitration
  • Tax law
  • Property law
  • European or International law

The scholarship can help to fund an LLM programme for a period of 12 months maximum in a British university. The scholarship is awarded for one year only and is not renewable, and must concern studies in the disciplines listed above.

Can I apply?

To be eligible, you must fulfil the following criteria:

  • As the scholarship is Franco-British, you must have either French nationality or have completed your higher education in France to bac+4
  • You need to have an academic level of bac+4 in one of the areas of law mentioned in the list above
  • You need to have an excellent level of English : most universities require a minimum score of 6.5 at the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) test for studies at postgraduate level
  • You need to be intending to pursue a whole year of full-time study in the UK, and you need to have had at least one application acknowledged by a UK university
  • You need to have received a conditional offer from a UK university
  • You need to provide evidence of an excellent academic level and show ambition to become influential in your area of study

How do I apply?

  • complete the online application form, uploading the supporting information. (Please provide digital copies of documents in .doc or .pdf format and avoid large file sizes)
  • submit your application online
  • contact your referee to ensure they send a reference directly to us by the application deadline date. 
  • complete the application in English. 

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