Timetable

There are two competitions for Major Scholarships each year: one for the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL), or equivalent conversion course, and one for the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC).

Applications for both CPE/GDL scholarships and BPTC scholarships will be available on the website, usually about two months before the closing date.

BPTC Scholarships

The closing date for BPTC scholarships is always the first Friday in the November preceding the start of the full-time course or the second year of the part-time course.

Closing date for BPTC 2019/20:  2 November 2018

Interviews for BPTC 2019/20: 24, 25, and 26 April 2019
Please note: You must be available to attend an interview at Middle Temple on at least one of these days. Telephone or video interveiws are not possible.

GDL Scholarships

The closing date for applications for the CPE/GDL Scholarships is always the first Friday in May immediately preceding the start of the full-time course or the second year of the part-time course.

Some conversion courses run for more than one academic year, for example from January of one calendar year to June the following calendar year. Students attending one of those courses may apply either before the start of the first part of the course or before the start of the final academic year. 

Closing date for GDL 2019/20: 3 May 2019

Interviews for GDL 2019/20:  27 & 28 June 2019
Please note: You must be available to attend an interview at Middle Temple on at least one of these days. Telephone or video interveiws are not possible.