Deadline: September 15, 2015
Canon Collins Trust invites applications for scholarships for the Master of Laws (LLM) by distance learning of the University of London in 2015. In order to be eligible for a scholarship, applicants must be admitted to the Master of Laws by distance learning programme by University of London. You do not need to be admitted to the Master of Laws before applying for the scholarship; you can do both at the same time. See admission procedures here.
Canon Collin’s Trust requires applicants for this scholarship to be:
- a national of Malawi, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe;
- normally resident in one of the above countries;
- in possession of at least an upper second class first degree in any field;
- currently employed in full or part-time work; and
- able to commit a minimum of 10 hours to study per week.
Scholarships will waive full tuition and examination entry fees for four scholarship recipients. Local examination fees are not included. Scholarship recipients have between 1 to 5 years to complete the LLM, and continued registration on the course is dependent upon satisfactory progress and academic reports
How to Apply
The online application form can be found on the Canon Collins Trust website. All applicants are required to submit the following supporting documentation:
- ID document (the following are acceptable: passport, birth certificate, driver’s license)
- Certified academic transcripts
- Certified degree certificates
- Reference letters from two referees
- A copy of your two most recent payslips.
- Ideally, you should submit an academic reference and a reference from an employer. You should ask your referees to write a reference that relates to your application for this bursary and reflects how you meet the selection criteria below. It should outline your strengths as an applicant, demonstrate your capacity to study at the level required, and identify your potential impact in the future.