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Whether you’re studying law at undergraduate levelgraduate level, or just want to know the types of funding available worldwide before applying to study law, you’ve come to the right place!

Take a look below at the selection of law school scholarships and grants currently available to law students around the world, and click the links to find out more.

Law scholarships to study anywhere in the world

  • Erasmus+ Joint International Doctoral Degree – Scholarships for international students seeking funding to study law, science or technology at PhD level at European universities. Please note that the 2017-2018 applications round will have different rules and fellowships (full details announced February 2017).  
  • FUNED Scholarships for Mexican Students– Graduate law scholarships for Mexican students enrolling on a master’s program at a leading university in the top 200 of the QS World University Rankings® anywhere in the world. (Information in Spanish).
  • HM Hubbard Law Scholarship – Law scholarships for trainee and qualified solicitors in the UK to undertake further study in FranceSpain or Canada.
  • Law Foundation Graduate Scholarships – Scholarships for law students pursuing a graduate degree in law or a related subject to study at recognized universities in Canada, the US and elsewhere. To be eligible, you must be from British Columbia (Canada) or have graduated from a law school there.
  • MENZIES Foundation Scholarships – Scholarships for Australian citizens to gain funding for postgraduate study in international law.

Law scholarships to study in Australia & New Zealand

To study in Australia:

To study in New Zealand:

Law scholarships to study in Europe

To study in Germany:

  • DAAD Master’s Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance (PPGG) – Postgraduate scholarships for students from countries in Africa, Latin America, South Asia, Southeast Asia and the Middle East, to undertake a master’s degree in public policy at a participating German university. Applicants should have studied a related undergraduate degree (e.g. law, economics or politics) and should intend to use their qualification within their country of origin.
  • Max Planck Society Research Scholarships – Doctoral and postdoctoral law scholarships for doctoral students and researchers to study law in Germany.

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To study in the UK:

Law scholarships to study in North America

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To study in the US:

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Many more law scholarships in the US, from private law firms and external organizations, can be found listed on the University of Notre Dame’s law school website. Another US university listing external law school scholarships is the University of California, Berkeley.

This article was originally published in March 2015. It was updated in November 2016.

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Written by Laura Tucker
Laura is a staff writer for TopUniversities.com, providing advice and guidance for students on a range of topics helping them to choose where to study, get admitted and find funding and scholarships. A graduate of Queen Mary University of London, Laura also blogs about student life.

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Hello there. I have done BA hons in English Literature in 2012. Now I want to do LLM or LLB. Is it Possible?

Hi Ashar, I am fairly sure that you'll be able to undertake a law degree - some universities will accept graduates of any subject for their LLM degrees, while in other cases you can take a conversion course.