Hodgson Law Scholarships


Hodgson Law Scholarships 2018 © Copyright

Please Read and Follow these 2 procedures CAREFULLY or your eligibility may be compromised.

1. Procedure 1: Application for the Scholarship

(a) Request an Application Form from the below links


(b) Complete the Application Form and submit the form and ALL additional documents set out in the application procedure below (to the same link)

If you are applying for an LLM place at The University of Liverpool:

If you are applying for an LLM place at Liverpool John Moores University:



2. Procedure 2: Application for an LLM place at University


Applicants should apply for, and hold an offer of place, for a full-time postgraduate taught degree in law (LLM) at the University of Liverpool or Liverpool John Moores University to be eligible for the Hodgson Law Scholarship.

For more information about a full-time postgraduate taught degree in law (LLM) at the University of Liverpool or Liverpool John Moores University please go to:

University of Liverpool:

Liverpool John Moores University:


Application Procedure


Applicants must have completed or be in the final year of completion of a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent degree at a minimum 2.1 (UK Upper Second) or equivalent standard and have an excellent standard of English.


Students interested in applying for the Hodgson Law Scholarship are advised to make preparation for the application well in advance of the deadline for applications to their chosen course of study. Documents required (for the scholarship) include:


  • academic transcripts and certificates (including English language qualifications);
  • a certified copy of the applicant’s birth certificate;
  • the relevant institutionally endorsed bachelor’s degree certificate (when it becomes available);
  • two references attesting to the candidate’s academic ability to undertake a postgraduate degree in law and one
  • reference attesting to the candidate’s good character (no reference may be submitted by a member of the candidate’s family);
  • two passport sized photographs of the candidate certified to be a true likeness of the candidate by a suitably responsible professional person known to the candidate (e.g. lawyer, teacher, doctor);
  • an essay of application (see essay guidance below).


Essay Guidance


Applicants should give careful consideration to the preparation of an essay – not to exceed 2,000 words – in which they will set out in their own words detailed reasons for wishing to study for a taught postgraduate law degree in Liverpool and their aspirations for their careers for the future including their:


  • interest in law and the legal community;
  • previous work experience;
  • interest in making connections with the legal community in Liverpool and its region whilst pursuing their studies in Liverpool;
  • interest in public service;
  • potential for leadership;
  • potential continuing relationship with the Liverpool City Region after completion of their studies.


All International applicants must satisfy the UKBA requirements for the granting of a student visa.


The deadline for Hodgson Law Scholarship applications for academic year 2019-2020 is 1st May 2020.


How to Apply

University of Liverpool Application


Liverpool John Moores Application