The SCRIPT Research Centre for Studies in Intellectual Property and Technology Law offers two scholarships for students wishing to pursue one of the following programmes:
- LLM Innovation, Technology and the Law (Distance Learning)
- LLM Medical Law and Ethics (Distance Learning)
- LLM Intellectual Property Law (Distance Learning)
- LLM Information Technology Law (Distance Learning)
Scholarship amount: £3,000 each.
Awards will be based on a short paper (up to 1500 words including footnotes) on following topic:
Critically assess an example of how technological innovation (eg. in medicine, IT, intellectual property, forensics) impacts on the law, and vice versa.
Your paper must be your own original work, and you should not have used it in any other context. It will be judged on its academic merit.
At least two members of the academic staff will assess the paper independently (double blind), and in case of dispute will refer the paper to a third member/party.
The first award is open to applicants from around the world. The second award is open specifically to assist students from developing countries.
A developing country shall be considered any country classified as a low income economy by the World Bank.
Applications for the scholarship must be submitted to clare.neilson[at]ed.ac.uk by 31st July.
For more information, see: SCRIPT Scholarships – Distance Learning Website