Kings College London Nigerian Law Scholarship Fund for Masters Students

Nigerian Law Scholars Fund

Course(s) Offered: Law
Course Level: LLM
Provider: Donation to Kings College London
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
King’s College London is delighted to offer the King’s Nigerian Law Scholars Fund. The award has been established by a friend of the College who would like to support residents of Nigeria who wish to study law at King’s.

The King's Nigerian Law Scholars Fund is a fund to help students from Nigeria to undertake the one year LLM Law programme at King’s. This fund is intended to give students the opportunity to further their legal careers in an internationally recognised centre of excellence.

The scholarship is intended to support the winner with the full cost of tuition fees and provide a living costs allowance whilst studying. The scholarships are worth £25,000 and are intended to help towards the cost of your tuition fees for the year, as well as living costs whilst you are studying.

King’s Nigerian Law Scholars Fund

Applicants must have a confirmed place to study the one year LLM Law programme at King’s College London in September 2017.

This Fund is open to residents of Nigeria only.

Eligible students must:
  • be undertaking the one year LLM Law programme at King's, 2017 entry;
  • be able to demonstrate a need for financial assistance;
  • have provided a written personal statement;
  • be ordinarily resident in Nigeria, and be liable for the international rate of tuition fees at King's;
  • be intending to return to Nigeria on completion of studies, to share the skills gained whilst studying at King's;
  • be willing to provide an end of year report and a letter of thanks to the donor.
Selection criteria:
The award of a scholarship to an offer-holder will be conditional upon:
  • the offer-holder accepting a place on the King’s LLM programme and
  • the fulfilment by the offer-holder of all conditions, both academic and English Language, attached to his or her offer of a place at King’s by 10 July 2017.
The winner will be selected on the basis of a personal statement as well as demonstrable financial need.

Eligible groups
Citizens of Nigeria

Participating Institutions
Kings College London

Fields of study
Law and legal studies

Number of awards
For 2017-18 one scholarship of £25,000 will be available

Sponsorship duration
One full academic year

Scholarship benefits
The scholarship will be worth £25,000 and will cover the full cost of your tuition fees for the year, as well as providing a living costs allowance whilst you are studying. This comprise £22,800* to cover full tuition fees and £2,200 towards your living costs.

Method of Application
Applications can be downloaded here(pdf).
The application form should be completed, scanned and emailed to Alternatively it may be posted to Student Funding Office. You must submit a word/pdf version of your supporting statement. This should be emailed to

The deadline for applications is 13 April 2017

Provided your application form has been accurately completed and the appropriate documentary evidence supplied, you will be notified of the decision during May 2017.

King's College London (informally King's or KCL) is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom, and a founding constituent college of the federal University of London. King's was established in 1829 by King George IV and the Duke of Wellington and received its royal charter in the same year. In 1836, King's became one of the two founding colleges of the University of London. In the late 20th century, it grew through a series of mergers, including with Queen Elizabeth College and Chelsea College of Science and Technology (in 1985), the Institute of Psychiatry (in 1997), the United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals and the Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery (in 1998). King's is regarded as one of the top multidisciplinary research universities in the world.

Application Deadline: 13 April 2017
Open to International Applicants: No (ONLY Nigerians)

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