Applications for the Bar Course Scholarships for 2019/20 have now closed. Please see below for next year's dates. Applications for the GDL Scholarships are open until 1st May at 4 p.m.
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 Course.
Applications for both GDL scholarships and Bar Course scholarships become available on the website usually about 6 weeks before the closing date.
Bar Course Scholarships
The closing date for Bar Course 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 Bar Course 2021/22: 2 November 2020 at 4 p.m.
Interviews for Bar Course 2021/22: 7, 8 and 9 April 2021
Please note: You must be available to attend an interview at Middle Temple on at least one of these days. Telephone or video interviews are not possible under any circumstances.
The closing date for applications for the 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 2020/21: 1 May 2020 at 4 p.m.
Interviews for GDL 2020/21: 25 & 26 June 2020
Please note: You must be available to attend an interview on at least one of these days. Telephone or video interviews are usually not permitted but all options are being considered during this cycle to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 crisis.