How do I apply?
Dickson Poon Undergraduate Law Scholarships 2016
The Dickson Poon School of Law at King’s College London welcomes applications for the Dickson Poon Undergraduate Law Scholarship Programme.
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?
At least 25 scholarships will be awarded to the 2016-17 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 2016 (2016 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 2017 (deferred entry in 2017).
We welcome applications from home, EU and international students.
How do I apply?
The scholarship application form can be downloaded here and includes full instructions on how to apply.
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 Saturday 31 October 2015, and the deadline for the second round is 12 noon (GMT) on Tuesday 15 March 2016. 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 at all.
Terms and conditions
Scholarships are awarded subject to the terms and conditions of the Dickson Poon Undergraduate Law Scholarship Programme 2016 and the arrangements set out in the programme’s guidance notes. These can be found here.
When will I know the outcome of my application?
We will aim to inform you of the outcome of your application by Tuesday 1 December 2015 (for first round applications) or by Friday 15 April 2016 (for second round applicants), including whether you have been shortlisted for an interview, and in any case by no later than Friday 11 December 2015 (for first round applications) or Friday 22 April 2016 (for second round applicants).
If you have not been contacted by the Law School by Friday 22 April 2016, please contact Dickson-Poon-LLB-Scholarships@kcl.ac.uk.
Where can I get further information?
For further information, please see the programme’s guidance notes. These can be found here. Specific queries regarding the scholarships may also be emailed to Dickson-Poon-LLB-Scholarships@kcl.ac.uk.
The College 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 2016-17 academic year.