Scholarships for talented international law students.

The Scholarship

Studying law in Liverpool

The Trustees wish Hodgson Law Scholars to benefit from education in Liverpool with a view to encouraging the intellectual growth of promising law students and the nurturing of close links with the City of Liverpool and the Liverpool City Region.


One year full time study for LLM Scholars

LLM Scholars will be elected for one year of full time study at Liverpool University. In addition, each Hodgson Law Scholar will receive a maintenance allowance of £9,207 as a contribution towards their living expenses in the United Kingdom.


Three years full time study for PhD Scholars

The Hodgson Doctoral Research Scholars will be elected for three years full time research. The Hodgson Doctoral Research Scholarship is open to high calibre graduates with personal, intellectual and inter-personal qualities necessary for leadership.


How do I apply?

Applications for the Hodgson Doctoral Research Scholarships should be made direct to Liverpool University. Students applying for the Hodgson Law Scholarship are advised to make preparation for the application well in advance of the deadline for their chosen course of study.

The facts and figures


The scholarship was established in 2007


43 completed LLMs with 2 in progress this year


3 completed PhDs with 1 still in progress


Scholars from 31 different countries