Legal Scholarship Scheme

Planning to study law at university in 2017?
Our Milton Keynes office is running a legal scholarship scheme, offering a £1000 bursary and a guaranteed 2 week paid placement in Summer 2018, for school leavers in the Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire area.

In addition to the financial support in the first year of study, the placement provides the perfect opportunity to see how the principles learnt are practically applied in commercial legal practice and gain invaluable experience to add to your CV.

How to apply
To be considered for this scheme you need to act quickly! We are looking for applications from students committed to studying law at university. The deadline for applications is 5pm on Tuesday 18 April 2017.

The application process is simple; download the legal scholarship scheme application form. Complete your details, including a copy of your UCAS personal statement, telling us why you think you would benefit from the opportunity to undertake a 2 week work placement with us and email to: emma.little@freeths.co.uk, asfand.gulzar@freeths.co.uk or gemma.blackman@freeths.co.uk

Eligibility
The successful candidate must demonstrate strong academic performance and achieve 320 UCAS points (ABB) at A Level or equivalent in August 2017.

They must be planning to study Law at university, commencing in September/October 2017 and should be currently in education in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire or Northamptonshire. The scholarship also applies to those who have previously been in education in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire or Northamptonshire having already achieved their A Level results awarded in 2016 and will be taking a place at a recognised UK university starting in September/October 2017.

Full terms and conditions can be downloaded here.

Schools
Heads of Sixth Form / Heads of Further Education / subject tutors are encouraged to make students aware of this unique opportunity.

To help you to promote this scheme within your school, please download a poster here.