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Bursary Scheme

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  • Employer Bird & Bird
  • Job type Sponsored Degrees
  • Salary See job posting
  • Deadline 31/05/2021

  • Entry requirements A-levels (or equivalent)
  • Locations London
  • Qualifications gained N/A
  • Date published 15/03/2021

In 2009, we launched our Bursary Scheme, a legal scholarship programme that seeks to address the financial hurdle that often deters bright people from socially deprived areas of the country from attending University.

Our Bursary Scheme offers:

• An award paid in instalments over your three years at University to help with living expenses or other expenses incurred whilst studying.

• A mentoring scheme with our current trainee solicitors to give support and career guidance during your studies.

• Three workshops a year in the Bird & Bird office in London for the duration of the undergraduate degree.

• A week's work experience during your first year of university.

Take a look at our Bursary Scheme video, here: https://youtu.be/93BcFwc-U7U 

How can I apply?

The application process for the Bird & Bird Bursary Scheme closes 31 May 2021. To apply for the Bursary Scheme, you will need to complete the Application Form found on our website at www.apply4law.com/twobirds

Entry Criteria

In order to apply for a place on the Bursary Scheme, you must fulfil all of the following criteria:

• You must be attending a state (non-fee paying) school, sixth form college in the UK; and

• You must be the first generation in your immediate family to attend university; and

• You must be applying to study Law or a Law-related degree at a UK university. Part time distant learning courses will be considered if circumstances warrant; and

• You should be academically gifted and are typically expected to have achieved at least 5 A grades or 5 Level 7 and above in GCSE, including English and Maths.

If you have any questions, please email bursary@twobirds.com

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