Access to Justice Scholarships
Scholarships for the LLM Access to Justice
Allen & Overy scholarship
Global law firm, Allen & Overy (A&O), has provided scholarship funding to the Law School since 2015 to improve access to justice in Northern Ireland through our innovative LLM in Access to Justice.
For the the academic year 2020/2021 the firm will provide £5,500 funding to support a student enrolled in the LLM Access to Justice at the internationally respected and award-winning Ulster University Law Clinic.A&O is the first law firm to create a scholarship with the LLM Access to Justice programme, which is designed to address the unmet access to justice needs in the region.
The LLM Access to Justice gives students an opportunity to develop specialist skills in social security and employment law by contributing to world-leading research and working on real-life cases under the supervision of experienced Law School staff.All applicants accepted onto the programme would be invited to apply for the scholarship.
Department of Justice Scholarship
The Department of Justice has provided an Access to Justice Scholarship since 2013.
Each year the Department has provided full-fee support for a student enrolled in the LLM Access to Justice at the internationally respected and award-winning Ulster University Law Clinic.
The scholarship recognises the value of the LLM Access to Justice for participating students in understanding and meeting unmet legal need and outlining the benefits provided to service users of the Ulster University Law Clinic Decisions on whether future scholarship funding will be available from the Department of Justice are made on an annual basis. \As in previous years, we would hope to have confirmation of funding in advance of students beginning the LLM Access to Justice. All applicants accepted onto the programme would be invited to apply for this scholarship.