We are committed to supporting talented young people who have the potential to benefit from and contribute to the legal profession. Our aim is to ensure that if you have drive and talent, money will not be a barrier to becoming a solicitor in Scotland. We will give priority to individuals from less-advantaged backgrounds. So your social and economic situation will be taken into consideration if you apply for a bursary.


Our applications for 2018 are now open! Read about who can apply first, then complete our application form and send it to deborahbarber@lawscot.org.uk by 5pm on 18 May 2018.


The closing date for applications is Friday 18 May 2018 at 5pm - please send completed application forms to deborahbarber@lawscot.org.uk.

If you have any questions about your application, please contact Deb Barber - deborahbarber@lawscot.org.uk.

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Here's why you should apply

Darren is a student at the University of Aberdeen. Growing up, he acted as a young carer for his three younger siblings and hoped to become a lawyer in order to help others. This is Darren's story.