The Norton Rose Fulbright bursary

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP are offering a new bursary programme aimed at reaching students who aspire to achieve a career in law. The programme aims to reach those who are facing socio- economic barriers to access the resources and connections to succeed. Scholars, the Norton Rose Fulbright bursary will award a £5,000 bursary to ten first or second year students, who have shown a strong interest in pursuing a career in law and meet the eligibility criteria.

To be eligible, you will need to have an unconditional offer, have been officially accepted by your chosen university or have already commenced study at university for your stated degree. You will need to be completing your first undergraduate degree which can be in any subject but must be a minimum 3-year course at an accredited university in the United Kingdom. You will have achieved AAB at A Level or equivalent (see guidance document for further information on grades).

The Scholars bursary offers:

  • £5,000 over the course of your degree
  • A mentoring programme with our lawyers
  • Additional support in vacation scheme and training contract applications
  • Insight days and other skills based workshops
  • Invitations to select Norton Rose Fulbright events
  • A graduation event as well as other networking opportunities with Norton Rose Fulbright LLP employees and clients

All applications will be reviewed by a panel of representatives from Norton Rose Fulbright LLP. Successful applicants will be invited to a telephone interview week commencing  November 1, 2021 with the successful ten recipients being announced in December 2021.

How to apply for the Scholars bursary

The online application form for Scholars must be completed and submitted by October 15, 2021 23:59 BST.

You will be asked to complete a written section of maximum 750 words which will be an opportunity for you to tell us why you are interested in pursuing a career in law.

Please ensure you read the guidance document in full before applying.

Incomplete or late bursary applications will not be accepted or processed.


For further information please contact us.

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