Constantina Maxwell Faculty Studentship for International Students in Ireland, 2017-2018


Constantina Maxwell Faculty Studentship for International Students in Ireland, 2017-2018

Brief Description

Trinity School of Law is inviting applications for Constantina Maxwell Faculty Studentship. This studentship is available to new entrants (EU and Non-EU) to any of university’s four LL.M. degrees, for admission in September 2017.

This studentship seeks to acknowledge the quality of entrants to our taught LL.M programmes and the on-going contribution of LL.M students to our Law School and Faculty. It aims to support and develop gifted postgraduate students.

Trinity School of Law is one of the leading Law Schools in Europe, consistently ranked as one of the top 100 Law Schools in the world. We are a scholarly community of staff, students and alumni, dedicated to the pursuit of legal knowledge and critical engagement with the legal challenges that confront modern communities.

Course Level: Studentship is available for pursuing LL.M. degree programme.

Study Subject: Studentship is awarded in the field of law.

Scholarship Award: The value of the studentship is a 5,000 euro contribution towards LL.M tuition fees (EU or Non-EU) in academic year 2017/18.

Scholarship can be taken in the Ireland

Eligibility: This studentship is available to new entrants (EU and Non-EU) to any of our four LL.M. degrees, for admission in September 2017. In order to be eligible, applicants must hold and have officially accepted an Unconditional Offer of a place on one of these programmes by 31st July 2017.

Nationality: EU and Non-EU students are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement:

  • Applications are invited from well-qualified graduates who hold a very good Honours Bachelor degree in law or in a law-based interdisciplinary programme.
  • Applications will also be considered from exceptional graduates in related disciplines in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences who can convincingly demonstrate that their studies have fully prepared them for the LLM.
  • Assuming that this basic pre-requisite is in place, thereafter admission to the various LLM programmes is at the absolute discretion of the School of Law, which will decide on questions of admission having regard to a wide range of academic criteria, including the quality of the individual application and the objectives of ensuring a diverse LLM class of the highest possible academic calibre.
  • Admission requirements may vary from year to year.

English Language Requirement: Students whose first language is not English and who have not been educated through the medium of English must present one of the following qualifications in the English Language:

  • IELTS: Grade 6.5
  • TOEFL: 90 – Internet-based (with a written score of 21)
  • University of Cambridge:
  • Proficiency Certificate, Grade C or better (CEFR Level C1 or C2)
  • Advanced Certificate, Grade C or better (CEFR Level C1 or C2)
  • First Certificate, Grade A (CEFR Level C1)
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) – PTE Academic: a minimum score of 63 (with no section score below 59)


How to Apply: LL.M. Applicants who meet the above eligibility criteria and wish to be considered for this studentship must submit a one-page letter no later than 1 August 2017 indicating:

  • Full name and TCD application number (assigned by TCD when application is submitted);
  • Interest in being considered for the award;
  • The reasons why they believe such an award would be justified.

Letters should be submitted in Microsoft Word or PDF format to use the subject title “Constantia Maxwell Faculty Studentship”. LL.M applicants must complete the online application form and upload the following supporting documentation:

  • Certified Academic transcript(s) for all completed and current academic and professional courses.
  • Certified copy of degree certificate(s) for all completed academic and professional courses.
  • Two Academic References.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • A recognised certificate of English Language Competency if English is not your first language (see above).
  • Applicants are welcome to submit additional documentation for consideration if they so wish.

Application Deadline: The admission deadline is May 31, 2017, and the scholarship application deadline is August 1, 2017.

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