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W. M. Tapp Studentships in Law: College Studentship

The Council of Gonville and Caius College invite applications for W. M. Tap Studentships in Law. These are open to candidates who are not already members of the College but who propose to register as graduate students in theUniversityofCambridgeand follow a course in the Law Faculty.

The value of the Studentship will be determined after considering successful candidates’ income from other sources. Approved University and College fees will be paid, together with a maintenance award (currently £9,280 for candidates pursuing the LL.M. and £13,290 for candidates pursuing the Ph.D. respectively) which more than satisfies the Board of Graduate Studies’ conditions for entry as a graduate student. An additional College Studentship of £500 a year is paid. A contribution may also be made towards expenses of travelling to this country if the student’s home is abroad. An allowance may be paid for dependents, and grants are available for research expenses.

Students will be expected to apply for State Studentships or other research awards for which they may be eligible, for example, Gates Awards or Cambridge Trusts Awards. All successful candidates will have the right, if unmarried, to live in College accommodation during their first year of residence inCambridge. Married students can usually be accommodated in a College flat.

Tenure of a Studentship is conditional upon the elected student being accepted by the Board of Graduate Studies (BGS). (Application forms may be obtained from the Secretary, Board of Graduate Studies,4 Mill Lane,Cambridge,CB2 1RZor http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/gradstud/). Candidates must be graduates of any university in theUnited Kingdomor elsewhere, or be about to graduate not later than August. They will be expected to be of outstanding academic ability.

Application forms for Studentships are available from the Admissions Office, Gonville andCaiusCollege,Cambridge,CB2 1TA. (tel. 01223 332440, fax 01223 332456, email admissions@cai.cam.ac.uk) The completed form should reach the Admissions Office by 31 December, for entry in October. In awarding the Studentship, first consideration will be given to candidates who nominate Gonville andCaiusCollegeas their College of first preference in their application to the Board of Graduate Studies.

The award of a Studentship may be conditional upon the candidate’s obtaining satisfactory results in his or her final degree examinations. Successful candidates will become members of the College, and will be expected to come into residence in October. The Studentships for the Ph.D. are renewable annually up to a maximum of three years, subject to conditions of diligence and progress.

Duration: 1 year

Value: Up to £19000

Application deadline: 31st December