UK law school announces 30% scholarship for Indians

For those aspiring to study law in the UK, here is a piece of good news. University of Southampton's Law School has announced 30 per cent scholarship to Indian students on its undergraduate LLB programmes.

"The Southampton Law School has announced a scholarship of 30 per cent for LLB (Hons) Law (3 years), LLB (Hons) Maritime Law (3 years), LLB (Hons) European Legal Studies (4 years) and LLB (Hons) International Legal Studies (4 years)," the university's media coordinator Filza Hussain said in a statement on Wednesday.

The annual fee for these programmes — recognised by the Bar Council of India — is 12,420 British Pounds. The programme commences in September 2013 and the deadline to apply is May 2013. "For scholarships, students must make University of Southampton their choice while applying through University and College Admission Service (UCAS — British admission service) and exceed minimum entry requirements by 5 per cent," Hussain said. "The scholarships will be applied automatically and will be repeated every year, subject to students' satisfactory performance. Students on the 4-year LLB courses will be required to pay only 50 per cent of the standard fee during the third year," she said.

Entry requirements for CBSE and ISC syllabus are set at 85 per cent and 80 per cent in Class XII respectively. Other requirements include references, a satisfactory personal statement, and IELTS 6.5 with no less than 6.5 in any component.

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