The Lawscot Foundation

Lawscot Foundation (a Scottish charity). Would like to offer the following information to pupils who are:

  • considering studying law (the LLB) in Scotland, commencing in autumn 2019
  • are facing significant financial barriers

They aim to support at least eight students in 2019 by providing them with a bursary package of £2,500 per year during their studies, and a solicitor mentor to assist with careers advice. 

The closing date for applications is 24 May 2019.

In order to be eligible to apply, pupils need to be able to answer yes to the following questions:

        Do you have an offer to study law (known as the LLB) at a Scottish university?*

        Is your parental /guardian total annual income under £34,000 and /or do your circumstances mean you would be unable to attend university due to your financial situation? (This can include receiving EMA, free school meals, being in care or being a young carer).

*More information, including the list of accredited universities can be found at www.lawscotfoundation.org.uk  

The application form and further information can be found at www.lawscotfoundation.org.uk/apply. If pupils have any questions, they can contact my colleague Deborah Barber – (deborahbarber@lawscot.org.uk) /0131 476 8126 who will be able to assist.