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Applications open for the Inderpal Rahal Memorial Trust's 2019 award

Date of Publication: 
4 March 2019
Summary: 

Award for women who are from an immigrant or refugee background and who intend to practice or teach law

Applications open for the Inderpal Rahal Memorial Trust's 2019 award

04 March 2019
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Applications are now open for the Inderpal Rahal Memorial Trust's 2019 award.

The Trust makes one or two annual awards of £2,000 to women who are from an immigrant or refugee background and who intend to practice or teach law in the UK. The awards are made in memory of the young barrister Inderpal Rahal.

Details of how to apply for this year's award are below. You should submit application by 26 April 2019.

INDERPAL RAHAL MEMORIAL TRUST

Following the tragic death of young barrister Inderpal Rahal a charitable trust has been established in her memory, to enable women experiencing financial hardship to further their legal education. The trust applies to women who are from an immigrant or refugee background and who intend to practice or teach law in the UK.

Each summer The Trust makes one, or occasionally two, awards of £2,000 towards undertaking or pursuing Bar or solicitors' exams, pupillage, solicitors' training, or other legal placement or research in the UK or abroad.

Please note that no awards will be made towards the taking of a first degree in law.

If you feel that you might be eligible for consideration for an award, please email irmt@gclaw.co.uk to obtain an application form

* Annual timetable for 2019
Application forms circulated in March
Closing date late April
Shortlisting/interviewing in May/June

The closing date for applications for the 2019 Award is Friday 26 April 2019