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The University of Aberdeen CB Davidson Scholarship for Postgraduate Law Students in the UK for 2023

About the Scholarship:

The CB Davidson Scholarship provides modest financial assistance to postgraduate students at the Law School of the University of Aberdeen. It supports foreign law graduates who wish to study at Aberdeen and also assists students and alumni of the University of Aberdeen who want to travel abroad for research purposes.

About the University of Aberdeen:

The University of Aberdeen, also known as the University o’ ‘Aiberdeen, is a prestigious public research university located in Aberdeen, Scotland. Founded in 1495, it is one of Scotland’s ancient universities and is renowned for its contributions to the Scottish Enlightenment in the 18th century. The university has a strong emphasis on research and offers a wide range of programs across various disciplines.

Details about the CB Davidson Scholarship at the University of Aberdeen:

  • Scholarship Sponsor: University of Aberdeen
  • Scholarship Value: Up to £2,500 scholarship available
  • Study Level: Postgraduate
  • Host Institution: University of Aberdeen

CB Davidson Scholarship – Eligibility Criteria:

To be eligible for the CB Davidson Scholarship, applicants must meet one of the following four requirements:

  1. Applicants must have submitted a Form 1 application to the University of Aberdeen for admission to study law at either the research (Ph.D./LLM by Research) or teaching (LLM) levels.
  2. Current University of Aberdeen law students majoring in research (Ph.D./LLM by Research) or teaching (LLM) who are submitting Form 2 to study abroad.
  3. Those who wish to lecture at the University of Aberdeen and are staff members of higher education institutions located outside the United Kingdom.
  4. Employees of the University of Aberdeen who wish to pursue a course of study in foreign law or the practice of law and have exhausted all other funding options from external organizations and departmental funds.

Application materials for the CB Davidson Scholarship should include a Curriculum Vitae (CV), two references, and an academic transcript for evaluation. Students already enrolled at the University of Aberdeen must provide at least one academic reference from the university.

Application Process:

  1. Carefully read the Information Sheet here.
  2. Choose the appropriate application form based on your eligibility:
    • Form 1: For non-UK students applying for admission to study law at the research (Ph.D./LLM by Research) or teaching (LLM) levels.
    • Form 2: For current University of Aberdeen law students majoring in research (Ph.D./LLM by Research) or teaching (LLM) who are submitting Form 2 to study abroad.
    • Form 3: For those from higher education institutions outside the UK who wish to lecture at the University of Aberdeen.
    • Form 4: For University of Aberdeen employees pursuing a course of study in foreign law or law practice.
  3. Fill out the chosen application form and submit it, along with any required supporting documents, to the PGT Support Team, School of Law, Taylor Building, D49B, Aberdeen, AB24 3UB, or by email to [email protected].

Application Deadline: September 30, 2023