Postgraduate Scholarships

We are committed to giving you as many opportunities as possible to succeed. There are a number of funding opportunities available to students from both the UK and overseas.

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Department scholarships

We offer a number of scholarships specific to the School of Law.

Edward Bramley Excellence Postgraduate Scholarship

We are offering one Edward Bramley Excellence Postgraduate Scholarship worth £4,000 towards tuition fees for an outstanding student. 

Eligibility

You must

  • be a UK/EU student for fee purposes

  • achieve a first-class honours degree at undergraduate Bachelors or Masters level

  • have an academic offer from us to study the full-time LLM (includes Sheffield LLM, LLM Corporate and Commercial Law and LLM International Law and Global Justice pathways) scheduled to commence in September 2020

  • have an application number

  • provide a personal statement to evidence excellence

If you are currently studying but are predicted a first-class honours degree, any scholarship awarded may be conditional on achieving this. 

Applications will be considered from those with a 2:1 undergraduate degree where they have relevant practical or academic experience and provide a personal statement that evidences excellence.

How to apply

You must submit

  • a covering letter

  • a personal statement

  • your CV 

Please submit applications to law@sheffield.ac.uk, including your name and 'Edward Bramley Excellence Postgraduate Scholarship' in the subject header of the email.

Deadline 12 June 2020

Scholarship applications will be considered together with your application for admission. 

Successful applicants will be notified before the end of July 2020.


International LLM Scholarship

We are offering two International LLM Scholarships worth £4,000 towards tuition fees for two outstanding students. 

Eligibility

You must

  • be an overseas student for fee purposes

  • have an academic offer from us to study the full-time LLM (includes Sheffield LLM, LLM Corporate and Commercial Law and LLM International Law and Global Justice pathways)

  • have an application number

Applicants from eligible countries will still automatically be eligible for the International Postgraduate Taught Scholarship 2020 (worth £2,000) and can apply for the International Merit Postgraduate Scholarship 2020 (worth 25% of the tuition fee).

How to apply

You must complete the International LLM Scholarship application form, including a 2,000 word essay. Essay topic ‘Law alone cannot address all social problems.’ Discuss. 

Deadline 12 June 2020

Scholarship applications will be considered together with your application for admission. 

Successful applicants will be notified before the end of July 2020.


University scholarships

The University runs several central scholarship schemes for masters students.

Central funding for postgraduate taught courses


Useful tools

Student funding calculator - give us a few details and we'll calculate how much money you could get towards your study and living costs, or suggest funding that you may be eligible for. 

Fee lookup tool - use our online calculator to find out how much your postgraduate course will cost.

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