How do I apply?
Dickson Poon Undergraduate Law Scholarships 2017
The Dickson Poon School of Law at King’s College London welcomes applications for the Dickson Poon Undergraduate Law Scholarship Programme 2017.
What are the Dickson Poon Scholarships?
The Dickson Poon Undergraduate Law Scholarship Programme offers prestigious and generous scholarships to outstanding new Law students at The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London.
The level of competition for the scholarships is high and Dickson Poon Scholars are expected to play an active role in the School community during their studies and in the global community after graduation.
The scholarships are made possible by the generous support of Sir Dickson Poon.
How many scholarships are there and how much are they worth?
Up to 30 scholarships will be awarded to the 2017-18 cohort of students. Scholars will receive financial support of £5,000 per year for the duration of the degree programme to which they are admitted. Scholars will also receive complimentary King’s accommodation during the first year of their LLB programme.
Am I eligible to apply?
The Dickson Poon Scholarship programme is open to all applicants who apply via UCAS for a place on an undergraduate Law programme at King’s commencing in September 2017 (2017 entry).
The programme is also open to applicants who apply via UCAS for deferred entry to an undergraduate Law programme at King’s commencing in September 2018 (deferred entry in 2018).
We welcome applications from home, EU and international students.
How do I apply?
The scholarship application form can be downloaded at the bottom of this page and includes full instructions on how to apply. Please also carefully read the guidance notes, which can also be downloaded below.
You are also encouraged to read the generic feedback on last year's scholarship applications, which is intended to assist applicants this year in giving the best possible account of themselves during the process. The feedback is available at the bottom of this page.
The Scholarships will be awarded by a Selection Panel appointed by the Dean of The Dickson Poon School of Law. The Selection Panel will assess and select successful applicants on the basis of outstanding merit. The Panel will not take into account an applicant’s financial circumstances.
There are two application rounds, and applicants may only apply to one round. The deadline for the first round is 12 noon (GMT) on Monday 31 October 2016, and the deadline for the second round is 12 noon (GMT) on Wednesday 1 March 2017. Applications received before the October deadline will be considered in the first round. Applications received at any time after the October deadline but before the March deadline will be considered in the second round. Applications received after the March deadline will not be considered.
Terms and conditions
Scholarships are awarded subject to the terms and conditions of the Dickson Poon Undergraduate Law Scholarship Programme 2017-18 and the arrangements set out in the programme’s Guidance notes (see link at the bottom of this page).
When will I know the outcome of my application?
We will aim to inform you of the outcome of your application by Thursday 1 December 2016 (for first round applications) or by Monday 3 April 2017 (for second round applicants), including whether you have been shortlisted for an interview, and in any case by no later than Thursday 8 December 2016 (for first round applications) or Monday 10 April 2017 (for second round applications).
If you have not heard from us by 8 December 2016 (for first round applications) or 10 April 2017 (for second round applications), please contact us by writing to Dickson-Poon-LLB-Scholarships@kcl.ac.uk. In this way we will be able to help you promptly with your query.
Where can I get further information?
For further information, please see the programme’s guidance notes. These can be found below. Specific queries regarding the scholarships may also be emailed to Dickson-Poon-LLB-Scholarships@kcl.ac.uk.
Guidance notes (inc terms & conditions) and feedback
The university has tried to give students an early opportunity to begin their research of student funding. Although every effort has been made to ensure that information provided is both helpful to prospective candidates and accurate at the time of its publication, it is possible that some information may be outdated or superseded before the start of the 2017-18 academic year.