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Nottingham Law School - Dean's Barristers Training Course (BTC) Scholarship for Academic Excellence

Nottingham Law School is delighted to offer a number of competitive Dean’s Barristers Training Course Scholarships for Academic Excellence for eligible courses starting in September 2021.

These prestigious scholarships are available to UK, EU and International students who have received an offer to study on the LLM Barristers Training Course or the PGDip Barristers Training Course, and are worth up to the value of half the tuition fee.

Nature of the scholarship

These scholarships will be awarded to the candidates who most closely meet the criteria for the award, which are provided on the next page. The scholarship decision will be made by the awarding committee and all decisions are final. The scholarship will be available in the form of a tuition fee reduction and, if you are awarded a scholarship, your fee will be adjusted before enrolment.

Terms and conditions for the Dean's Barristers Training Course Scholarship for Academic Excellence

  1. This scheme is only open to applicants who are classed as UK, EU or International for fee purposes. Please note NTIC progression students are not eligible for a scholarship. Please check our website for details of funding for NTIC students at: www.ntu.ac.uk/ntic
  2. Applicants are only eligible for consideration of a scholarship award if they have been offered a place on the Barristers Training Course (BTC) or the LLM Barristers Training Course (LLM BTC).
  3. Students who are sponsored by their employers, government, or funding body (in full or in part) are not eligible to receive this scholarship award. Likewise students who are awarded an Inns Scholarship, the sum of which exceeds £8,500 for the BTC or £10,000 for the LLM BTC, are not eligible to receive this scholarship award.
  4. Please do not send your scholarship application before or with your application to study at NTU. You must have received an offer of a place on an eligible course with NTU before submitting your scholarship application.
  5. Applicants may only apply for a scholarship once per academic year per offer of a place on a qualifying course.
  6. The scholarship deadline is 4 pm GMT on 30 June 2021. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
  7. Scholarships of up to a maximum of half the tuition fee are available. The awarding committee may choose to award a part scholarship.
  8. The scholarship will be available in the form of a tuition fee reduction. If you are awarded a scholarship, your fee will be adjusted before enrolment.
  9. If you are awarded any other scholarship, bursary and / or fee reduction from the University the maximum amount awarded will not exceed more than half the tuition fee.
  10. The scholarship is not transferable and will not be awarded if you choose to defer your entry to a different start date, or if you choose to transfer to a different course at the University. Students must re-apply for the scholarship.
  11. Applicants will be informed of whether they have (or have not) been awarded a scholarship (and of the value of the scholarship award if they have been awarded) within four weeks of the application deadline date.
  12. The scholarship will only be awarded once an applicant accepts their scholarship, accepts and meets the conditions of their offer, and is eligible to enrol on the BTC/LLM BTC. If you do not formally accept the scholarship within the deadline when requested, then the University reserves the right to withdraw the scholarship and award the scholarship to another candidate.
  13. Scholarships are competitive and selection is based on the information provided on the scholarship application form. It is, therefore, of great importance that you give your personal statement careful thought and preparation, and that you refer to the criteria provided.
  14. The University’s decision in all matters relating to the scholarship is final.
  15. If your scholarship application is successful, you may be asked to appear in online and / or printed University marketing materials. This may involve providing a student profile and a photograph which may be used to promote the University’s scholarship schemes and Barristers Training Course / LLM Barristers Training Course. Your name and course will be printed in the Scholarships Awards Celebration Programme. If you do not wish for us to use your data in this manner, please notify us as soon as possible by emailing NTU.scholarships@ntu.ac.uk
  16. If you are awarded a University scholarship and subsequently obtain another full or partial scholarship or sponsorship from an employer, government or other funding body, you must notify the University.  The University reserves the right to demand repayment of the scholarship so that the funds can be awarded elsewhere.
  17. In the event that a student who has been awarded a scholarship fails to complete an eligible course or withdraws from the course and chooses to retake the course or undertake another eligible course then the scholarship will not be applied again, regardless of the reason for doing so. Students must re-apply for the scholarship.
  18. Should a student withdraw from their course whilst owing a proportion of their tuition fees to NTU, application of the scholarship shall be at the discretion of NTU and the scholarship may be withdrawn.

Application Deadline

The scholarship deadline is 4 pm GMT on 30 June 2021. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

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