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GREAT Scholarships for justice and law

GREAT Scholarships for justice and law are for students who want to study law at a UK university for a one-year postgraduate course. Students can apply for courses in a range of justice and law-related subjects, including human rights, criminal justice and commercial law, at one of the 20 participating higher education institutions.

Each scholarship offers a minimum of £10,000 towards tuition fees. The justice and law scholarships are in partnership with the Ministry for Justice. They are jointly funded by the British Council, the GREAT Britain Campaign, and participating UK higher education institutions.

For the 2023-24 academic year, 20 justice and law postgraduate scholarships are available for students from the following countries (two scholarships for each country).

Please visit your country page below to see the universities taking part and to get more information:

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