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The Endowment Trust scholarship

The Institute of Law is offering one competitive scholarship to a Jersey-resident student. Full details are given below, together with an application form. We look forward to receiving your application. Good luck!

Scholarship details

The Institute of Law is pleased to offer one competitive scholarship to the value of £8,000 for tuition fees in the academic year 2020/21.

We welcome applications from students resident in Jersey who are in possession of a valid registration card from the Population Office and hold an offer to study at the Institute of Law (excluding professional courses such as the Jersey Law Course or the Guernsey Bar Examinations).

The scholarship will be awarded to the candidate who most closely meets the Awarding Committee’s criteria. The Committee’s decision is final.

If you are awarded the scholarship, your tuition fee for 2020/21 will be waived up to the value of £8,000.

The scholarship is funded by the Institute of Law Endowment Trust.

Application’s details:

To apply for this scholarship, you must complete the Scholarship Application Form below and demonstrate how you meet the eligibility criteria.

The application form also requires a scholarship statement of 500 words maximum in which you should set out how the scholarship would make a significant difference to your life and enable you to undertake your studies.

Please email ensure you fill and return your application form using the online form below by:  5.00 p.m. on Monday 7 September 2020.

Students’ eligibility criteria:

  1. Only residents in possession of a valid registration card from the population office of Jersey are eligible.
  2. The applicant must have registered with the Institute of Law and be studying in Jersey for the academic year for which the bursary is sought.
  3. The applicant must not be receiving any financial assistance from Skills Jersey, also known as Students’ Finance, for the academic year for which the bursary is sought, or be funded by their company.
  4. The annual household income of the applicant should not exceed £40K.
  5. The applicant must be able to demonstrate potential for academic success (i.e. have been accepted on the course or passed all previous year modules on first attempt).

Documents required:

You will need to upload the following documents with your application:

  1. Identification document (i.e. passport or ID card)
  2. Population office registration card
  3. A proof of household income

How to apply:

To apply fill in the form below:

Endowment Trust Scholarship form

You must answer all questions for your application to be considered.

Please use the email email address as the one you used when applying for your course. We will use this email for all communications about your scholarship application.

SECTION TWO

This is your opportunity to tell us why you are a good candidate for a scholarship and how you match the criteria for the award, including how you expect to excel in your studies and why the scholarship would make a significant difference to your life.

Please write statements for all the criteria

You should write approximately 300 words for the first two criteria and a maximum of 500 words for the third.

The awarding committee will be looking for evidence that highlights your strengths and qualities

Please tell us how your experience and skills will make you an excellent and committed law student.

Please demonstrate your academic or potential for academic excellence. Provide examples from your previous experiences to show how these will help you excel in your legal studies. Examples could include:

  • - results from your qualifications
  • - presentations you have given
  • - achievements outside education (work or life experiences) that you feel demonstrate your ability

Please outline how the receipt of the scholarship would have a substantial effect on your life and your ability to undertake your studies

SECTION THREE

Please confirm the following by answering "yes" or "no"

SECTION 2

Terms and Conditions
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Terms and Conditions

  1. To be eligible for consideration for the Institute of Law Endowment Trust scholarship 2020, applicants must:
    • have been offered a place on an eligible course (excluding the Jersey Law Course or Guernsey Bar Course);
    • be a resident of Jersey and in possession of a valid registration card from the Population Office of Jersey;
    • not receive full financial assistance from Skills Jersey (also known as Student Finance) for the academic year in which the scholarship is awarded; and
    • have an annual household of less than £40,000.
  2. Students who are sponsored (i.e. whose fees are being paid by their employers, government or a funding body (in full or part) are eligible to apply for this scholarship but, if successful, may receive a reduced amount of scholarship funding from the awarding committee.
  3. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered
  4. The scholarship will be a tuition fee reduction.
  5. The scholarship is not transferable and cannot be deferred to a different start date
  6. Applicants will be informed whether they have been awarded the scholarship within two weeks of the closing date.
  7. The scholarship will be awarded when the applicant accepts his or her scholarship offer, accepts and meets the conditions of the course offer and has enrolled on the course.
  8. The scholarship is competitive and selection will be based on the information provided on the application form
  9. The awarding committee's decision in all matters relating to the scholarship is final.
  10. If your application is successful, we may ask you to become a student ambassador, or to appear in online or printed marketing materials for the Institute and to provide a photograph and a student profile which may be used to promote the Institute and the scholarship scheme. You will also be asked to write a letter of thanks to the trustees of the Institute of Law's Endowment Fund or any other donor who provides funding for the scholarship.
  11. In the event that an applicant who has received the scholarship fails to complete an eligible course, or undertake another eligible course, then the scholarship will not be re-awarded.
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