Bursaries and scholarships
Investing in the future
Our bursaries and scholarships help remove some of the financial burden for talented young people from all backgrounds. For those receiving them it is much more than the financial, as they grow in confidence knowing that people believe in them and that what matters is their talent, drive and ambition.
The Sheila Anderson Legacy Scholarship
The Eileen Drummond and Sheila Anderson Scholarship (EDSA) supports undergraduate students in the first year of study. Successful applicants receive £9k to cover first year tuition fees. The £1.5 million pledge has created a permanent scholarship fund for law students. The first recipients were announced in November 2015.
The Denise Coates (formerly Bet365) Foundation Bursary
The Denise Coates Foundation Bursary supports first year undergraduate students studying single honours Law from low income backgrounds. The primary purpose of the Foundation is to make a positive difference to people’s lives. The award is valued at £2,000 for the first year of study only. Up to 40 bursaries are available in 2016-17.
Pathways to Law Bursary
As part of the University's Access to Bristol Scheme, students who complete the Pathways to Law programme at the University of Bristol will be considered for an enhanced financial support package, provided they have firmly accept an offer to study at the Law School - and have a residual household income of £25,000 or below.
Postgraduate Research Scholarships
The University of Bristol Faculty of Social Sciences and Law offers a number of fully-funded and/or half-funded PhD scholarships to UK, EU and international applicants showing exceptional research potential. PhD students from low income families often struggle to get funding at this critical stage in their research.
Wellcome Trust Scholarship
The Wellcome Trust Scholarship is a scheme generously funded by the Wellcome Trust for students intending to commence an LLM in Health, Law and Society in September 2019.
Global Justice Scholarship
The Global Justice Scholarship is funded by the Law School for international students that have applied for either a postgraduate LLM or an undergraduate LLB programme. There are four scholarships in total.