The Lawscot Foundation – invitation for prospective law students to apply for an annual bursary and mentoring support.
The Lawscot Foundation (a Scottish charity) would like to invite pupils to apply for a bursary and mentoring if they 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