King’s Nigerian Law Scholars Fund 2014

Eligibility criteria

  • Open to residents of the following countries
  • Eligible students must:
    • be undertaking the one year LLM Law programme at King’s, 2014 entry;
    • have firmly accepted their offer of a place at King’s;
    • 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.
  • Applicable subjects

Application details

Applications may be submitted
 11-Feb-2014 until 18-Jul-2014

Information about the funding

King’s College London is delighted to offer the King’s Nigerian Law Scholars Fund in 2014. 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. This fund is intended to give students the opportunity to further their legal careers in an internationally recognised centre of excellence.The winner will be selected on the basis of a personal statement as well as demonstrable financial need. Applicants must have a confirmed place to study the one year LLM Law programme at King’s College London in September 2014.

This Fund is open to residents of Nigeria only. 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.

For 2014-15 one scholarship of £25,000 will be available.

Information about the application

Provided your application form has been accurately completed and the appropriate documentary evidence supplied, you will be notified of the decision by the end of July 2013.

The successful candidate will be selected by panel of senior and academic Law School representatives.

Value of award
The scholarship will be worth £25,000. This will comprise £18,400 to cover full tuition fees and £6,600 towards your living costs.

Application procedure
Applications can be downloaded here.

The application form should be completed, scanned and emailed Alternatively it may be posted to Student Funding Office (address below),

You must submit a word/pdf version of your supporting statement. This should be emailed to

The deadline for applications is Friday 18 July 2014.

Contact details


tel +44 (0)20 7848 4362/4363/4471/4472 

Student Funding Office 
King’s College London 
G.31 James Clerk Maxwell Building 
57 Waterloo Road 
London SE1 8WA

Funding provider
Student Funding Office

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