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LLM International Shipping Law (Piraeus, Greece) Partial Scholarships

The Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) is offering two partial scholarships for the LLM Programme taught in Piraeus, Greece. The offer is open to all Home/EU applicants, who have received an offer for the programme.

What do the scholarships cover? How are they paid?

The LLM International Shipping Law (Piraeus) Partial Scholarships worth £5,500 each, cover the 50 per cent of the tuition fee in the form of a fee waiver; the scholarships do not cover additional course costs (books etc.) or accommodation fees. Scholarships are not payable directly to successful applicants but are offset against your student fee invoice. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit, the submitted personal statement in response to the set question as detailed in the application, and in financial need and professional/extracurricular achievements.

Closing Dates and Important Notes

You must have an offer of study for the LLM International Shipping Law (Piraeus) before you apply for a scholarship.

Apply early for the LLM

Apply for the LLM International Shipping Law (Piraeus) as early as possible, and no later than 4 August 2017. Students who have not submitted their complete LLM application by this date will not be considered for funding.  If you have missing documents in your application it may not be considered in time for scholarship consideration. It is acceptable to apply if you have not yet taken your English language test or do not have your final academic grades.

Funding deadline

The deadline for submission of the scholarships application is 14 August 2017 by 16.00 hrs GMT - students must have an offer of study (either conditional or unconditional) for the LLM International Shipping Law (Piraeus) before applying for funding.

Therefore, any student who has applied for the LLM International Shipping Law (Piraeus) Programme by 4 August 2017 and has not received an LLM offer of study by 11 August 2017 should contact llmpiraeus@qmul.ac.uk (not the admissions team) and quote the date of application and their application number in order for us to look into this.

Please note that scholarships cannot be deferred.

What are scholarship winners required to do?

If you are awarded one of the scholarships you may be asked to assist the Law Marketing Team with marketing activities such as the postgraduate law open evenings and student profiles and videos.

Please note School scholarships are also subject to university-wide Terms and Conditions as well as any course/School/Faculty conditions or criteria outline.

How to apply for the LLM Scholarships

Students holding a full-time offer should download and complete the LLM International Shipping Law (Piraeus) scholarship application form [Word] [DOC 136KB] or [PDF] [PDF 94KB] and submit it, with a CV and copies of transcripts by 16:00 GMT on 14 August 2017. It is acceptable to apply if you have not yet taken your English language test or do not have your final academic grades. You must submit the following documents with your application:

  • 1000 word (maximum) statement in response to the following;
    ‘Please explain why you want to study for an LLM International Shipping Law (Piraeus) at Queen Mary University of London, what you will bring to the programme and why you feel you should be awarded a scholarship; focusing on your academic and professional achievements (if relevant) and financial need.
  • Transcripts of your law degree and any other legal qualifications. Please submit relevant, translated copies only.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • 1 x Reference letter (This can be a copy of the reference submitted as part of your LLM application or, if not available to you, you must obtain a reference specifically for this scholarship application). Please do not submit more than one reference letter.

Please ensure you complete ALL relevant sections when required correctly and that you submit the required documents in ONE PDF document when prompted.

Incomplete, incorrect or late scholarship applications will NOT be accepted or processed.

You will be notified of the outcome of your scholarship application shortly after the closing date by the LLM Piraeus Programme Administrator. Please wait to be contacted in this regard.

Eligibility

The LLM International Shipping Law (Piraeus) partial scholarships are open to applicants who have an offer of study on the full-time LLM International Shipping Law (Piraeus). If you have applied for funding elsewhere and are successful in receiving such funding you must inform us immediately. In the event that you are awarded funding elsewhere, we will withdraw your application. If you are awarded one of our LLM International Shipping Law (Piraeus) partial scholarships and are then awarded funding elsewhere the offer of being awarded our scholarship will be withdrawn.

Criteria

The scholarship will be awarded to those who we deem to have successfully demonstrated their reasoning for being awarded a scholarship based on the following criteria;

  • Academic merit
  • Professional achievements (if any)
  • Financial need.

The compulsory personal statement should include all of the above information and should be in response to the text as detailed in the ‘How to apply for the LLM Scholarships’ section above.

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