John Fitzsimons Memorial Scholarships for Law Students at University of Strathclyde

The University of Strathclyde is delighted to offer the Fitzsimons Memorial Scholarship for any students undertaking undergraduate or postgraduate degree or diploma taught in the Law School at Strathclyde University. Those are selected will receive the benefit of maximum £3,000.

Scholarship Description
John Fitzsimons was one of Strathclyde University Law School’s first and most inspirational Lecturers. He taught Criminal Law and Jurisprudence for twenty years before becoming a highly-respected judge (Sheriff). To achieve this, he and his family made considerable sacrifices – not least when he became a mature student at the age of 25. John Fitzsimons believed that talented individuals should have proper access to education on the basis of academic, rather than financial, merit. Through his teaching, encouragement, and his own actions, he inspired generations of Strathclyde students to achieve their potential. He was well aware of the particular barriers which mature students can face.

Value and Tenure
Each of the selected applicants will receive award ranging from £500 to £3,000. The award is tenable for one academic year.

Level and Area of Studies
Undergraduate or postgraduate degree or diploma taught programmes in law related studies.

Place of Study
At the University of Strathclyde, UK

Eligibility and Criteria
All applicants are expected to meet all of the qualification as follow:

  • Current or prospective students at the Law School and must be of 25 years or older.
  • UK and non-UK residents are eligible to apply.
  • Awards will be made to assist with the costs associated with study on an instructional
  • Current or prospective research students will not be eligible to apply.
  • Current registered UK/Home students who are experiencing financial difficulty.

Applicants’ Nationality
There is no nationality restriction.

Application Instruction
Please see the detail instruction at the link below.

Submission Deadline
Updated every year.

Website and Application Link

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