UG Scholarships

UG Prize

Committee on the Administration of Justice Prize

The prize was established in 1990 by the Committee on the Administration of Justice and the Faculty of Law.

Value

A prize of the value of £75 will be awarded annually to the undergraduate student who has submitted the highest-marked essay on an aspect of civil liberties. 

 

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for the prize an applicant must be:

  • registered for a primary degree in the School of Law (currently LLB).

How to apply

Essays should be submitted to law.office@qub.ac.uk by Tuesday 31st July 2018.

Conditions

The University can, in any year withhold the award in the event that no essays reach the minimum standard necessary (65% or higher).  The prize may be held in conjunction with another award.

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UG Prize

Stanley Maurice Austin Prize

The Stanley Maurice Austin Prize was instituted in 1945 in memory of Flying Officer Stanley Maurice Austin, RAFVR, a student in the School of Law, who was killed in action in North Africa in 1943.  The funds were subscribed by members and students of the School of Law and his parents.

Value

The prize of the value of approximately £300 will be awarded (annually) to the candidate who has in the opinion of the examiners nominated by the School of Law submitted the best essay of University prize standard on some topic of constitutional law, public international law or private international law selected by the School.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for the prize an applicant must be:

  • registered for a primary degree in the School of Law (currently LLB).

How to apply

Essays should be submitted to law.office@qub.ac.uk by Friday 29 June 2018.

Conditions

The prize can be held with another award.  In the event of a tie break, the prize will be split.

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UG Prize

D.J. Hill Prize

The D. J. Hill Prize was instituted in 1980 in memory of Dr D. J. Hill, Reader Elect in the Faculty of Law.  The funds were subscribed by friends and colleagues of Dr Hill and by institutions with which he had been associated professionally.

Value

A prize of the value of £100 will be awarded annually to the undergraduate student who has, in the opinion of the examiners nominated by the School, submitted the best essay of University prize standard in the field of commercial law.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for the prize an applicant must be:

  • registered for a primary degree in the School of Law (currently LLB).

How to apply

Essays should be submitted to law.office@qub.ac.uk by Tuesday 31st July 2018.

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UG SCHOLARSHIP

Magee Scholarship

The Scholarship has been established by Patrick Magee and his family.  Patrick is a Queen’s University Law graduate, a member of the Queen’s City Leadership Group in London, and a valued supporter and advocate for Queen’s.

The purpose of the award is to enable one student to undertake a semester at one of the following universities in their third year:

  • Washington University Law School
  • Shantou University, Southern China
  • Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada
  • Newcastle University, New South Wales, Australia
  • University of Illinois in Springfield.

An award of £5,000 will be made on an annual basis to one undergraduate student in the School of Law.  Applicants must be full time second year undergraduate students in the School of Law who are taking their first semester abroad in 2018/19The awarding decision will be based on the record of academic achievement (students achieving an average of 63 or above) and a supporting written statement outlining in no more than 750 words:

  • Why the applicant wants to spend a semester abroad,
  • What they hope to achieve through this opportunity and the impact they think this will have on their life,
  • What they plan to do with their learning on their return, to impact the lives of others.

In the event of a tie break the Law School will take into account marks from the previous year.  The award cannot be made in conjunction with any other awards.

Students must apply for this scholarship in writing and submit to law.office@qub.ac.uk by Friday 29th June 2018.

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