CB Davidson Scholarship for Postgraduate Law Students, UK – 2024

September 30, 2023

The CB Davidson fund provides limited financial support for postgraduate students (taught and research) within the Law School.

It provides financial support for graduates in law from outside the UK to study in Aberdeen – AND – for students and graduates of the University of Aberdeen who wish to travel outside of the UK for research purposes.



  • Masters ((taught and research)
  • PhD

Value of Award: UP TO £2,500

Eligible Countries:

Afghanistan Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antarctica Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Bouvet Island Brazil British Indian Ocean Territory Brunei Darussalam Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burundi Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Cayman Islands Central African Republic Chad Chile China (People’s Republic of) Christmas Island Cocos (Keeling) Islands Colombia Comoros Congo (Zaire) Congo, Republic of Cook Islands Costa Rica Cote d’Ivoire Croatia Cuba Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic Timor-Leste Ecuador Egypt, Arab Republic El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Ethiopia Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Faroe Islands Fiji Finland France French Guiana French Polynesia French Southern Territories Gabon The Gambia Georgia Germany Ghana Gibraltar Greece Greenland Grenada Guadeloupe Guam Guatemala Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Heard Island and Mcdonald Holy See (Vatican City State) Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Israel Italy Ivory Coast Jamaica Japan Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of South Korea Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macao Macedonia Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands Martinique Mauritania Mauritius Mayotte Mexico Micronesia Moldova Monaco Mongolia Montserrat Morocco Mozambique Myanmar Namibia Nauru Nepal Netherlands Netherlands Antilles New Caledonia New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Niue Norfolk Island Northern Mariana Islands Norway Oman Pakistan Palau Palestinian Territories Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Pitcairn Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Qatar Reunion Romania Russian Federation Rwanda Saint Helena Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Pierre and Miquelon Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Samoa San Marino Sao Tome and Principe Saudi Arabia Senegal Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Islands Somalia South Africa South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Suriname Svalbard and Jan Mayen Eswatini Sweden Switzerland Syria Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Togo Tokelau Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Turks and Caicos Islands Tuvalu Uganda Ukraine United Arab Emirates United States United States Minor Outlying Islands Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Vietnam Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands, U.S. Wallis and Futuna Western Samoa Yemen Zambia Zanzibar Zimbabwe

Eligibility: Applicants must satisfy one of the four criteria below in order to be eligible.

  1. You must have applied to study or currently study Law at either research (PhD/LLM by Research) or taught level (LLM) at the University of Aberdeen – Form 1.
  2. You must be a current student of the University of Aberdeen studying Law at either research (PhD/LLM by Research) or taught level (LLM) and propose to study abroad – Form 2
  3. You must be a member of staff from non-UK higher education institution proposing to lecture at the University of Aberdeen – Form 3.
  4. You must be a member of staff of the University of Aberdeen wishing to study foreign law or legal practice and who has exhausted the possibility of funding from (a) external bodies and (b) Departmental funds. – Form 4

Please note that online programmes are excluded from the remit of the Trust.

How To Apply:

There are 4 (four) forms available. Applicants must submit the form corresponding to their eligibility.

Applications will not be considered unless submitted with a Curriculum Vitae (CV), two references and an academic transcript. Students already registered at Aberdeen must include at least one reference from academic staff at the University of Aberdeen. Please make sure that you submit the relevant application form together with all necessary documents before the deadline.

For further information please see the information sheet below.

Please ensure that you read the information document before applying.

Completed application forms and documents should be returned to: PGT Support Team, School of Law, Taylor Building, D49B, Aberdeen, AB24 3UB or by email to

Application Docs

Information Sheet

There are 4 (four) forms available. Applicants must submit the form corresponding to their eligibility (see above).

Please ensure the correct form is completed.

CB Davidson – Form 1.doc CB Davidson – Form 2.doc CB Davidson – Form 3.doc CB Davidson – Form 4.doc

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