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Inderpal Rahal Memorial Trust opens applications for its 2017 award

Date of Publication: 
3 April 2017
Summary: 

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

Inderpal Rahal Memorial Trust opens applications for its 2017 award

03 April 2017
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The application process for the annual Inderpal Rahal Memorial Trust award is now open.

The Trust makes one or two awards of £2,000 every year to women who are from an immigrant or refugee background and who intend to practice or teach law in the UK.

Details of how to apply are below, and you should submit application for this year's award by 26 May 2017.

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
Application forms circulated in April
Closing date end of May
Shortlisting/interviewing in June/July

The closing date for applications for the 2017 Award is Friday 26 May 2017