Timetable

Applications for 2019/20 have now closed. Please see below for next year's dates.

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 2020/21:  1 November 2019 at 4 p.m.

Interviews for BPTC 2020/21: 15, 16 and 17 April 2020
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.

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 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 at Middle Temple on at least one of these days. Telephone or video interviews are not possible under any circumstances.