Conyers Dill & Pearman LLP Legal Education Award
- Application Deadline: 31 March 2023
- Amount: US$40,000 per annum
- Type: Law
- Level of Study: Tertiary Education
Good To Know
- Duration: 4 years maximum
Awarded annually to a Caymanian enrolled in a law degree course (GDL/LPC or LLB) leading to a Commonwealth legal qualification and subsequent admission to the Cayman Islands Bar.
Up to US$40,000 is awarded for the first year, renewable for a maximum of three further years, subject to satisfactory academic progress. In the case of exceptional candidates, Conyers Dill & Pearman LLP retains the discretion to share the annual award equally between two recipients.
Applicants may, at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee, pursue other scholarships. However, the Scholarship Committee will not grant the scholarship to an applicant who will receive combined awards that will exceed the applicant’s educational expenses.
Terms & Conditions
- A general submission which will include career intentions, civil and extra-curricular activities and achievements; and a statement of personal qualifications that would merit the granting of an award.
- A current curriculum vitae setting out educational and work experience and other extra-curricular activities.
- Copies of educational certificates, which must carry official certification of grades if these do not appear on the actual certificates. Transcript from any university or other institution of higher learning that has been attended.
- Not more than two letters of character reference from School or College Principal, a Minister of Religion, Justice of the Peace or other well-known or prominent member of the community. One recent work reference may be included if the applicant has been in full time employment for a period of three months or more.
- A note of other awards/scholarships for which you have applied including amounts, and the current status (e.g. received, pending, refused etc.).
- Proof of acceptance by an approved university or institution of higher learning evidencing acceptance into a recognized legal programme.
- Letter from parent/guardian undertaking responsibility for any additional funds necessary for overseas tuition.
- Written undertaking from the applicant that, if granted an award, on successful completion of studies, the candidate will return to the Cayman Islands to practice law for a period of time equal to that of the award.