The CMS Bursary Scheme for Scotland is designed for pupils hoping to go on to study law at university.
Background to CMS
CMS is the 6th largest law firm in the world and has recently been named in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers 2017/2018. As well as supporting students in their university applications, the Bursary Scheme offers students a chance to develop a relationship with CMS and start their journey into the legal profession.
Who can apply?
CMS are looking for an S5 (now the new S6) school pupil, hoping to go on to study law, to become their next CMS Bursary winner for Scotland. The winner will receive £2,500 per year, for each year of their law degree, together with mentoring support and paid work experience with the firm. This is now the fourth year of awarding the bursary in Scotland and previous winners have gone on to study law at Aberdeen, Glasgow and Strathclyde.
How do pupils apply?
To enter the competition, they ask for a short essay and application form, which is to submitted by Friday 29 June 2018. You can find full details of the bursary scheme and how to apply on their website. Further information is included in the Rules for the competition in Scotland.