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Linklaters Making Links Scholarship Programme

Linklaters Luxembourg and the University of Luxembourg have partnered to launch the Linklaters Making Links Programme in Luxembourg, recognising and supporting outstanding students pursuing a Bachelor of Law degree at the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance (FDEF).

The Making Links Programme, which is also being implemented in Amsterdam, Brussels, Lisbon, Milan, Paris and Stockholm is specifically designed to help talented university students from underrepresented groups succeed in their early careers by supporting the development of technical and professional skills whilst building strong commercial fluency and a global outlook. 

Two high-potential students, who also demonstrate financial need, will be selected in their second year of the Bachelor in Law degree and will receive a scholarship of €3,000 during their final year. They will also be offered a Legal summer Internship at Linklaters.

Applications are open until 17 June 2022.

 

ELIGIBILITY

Candidates are eligible to apply for the Making Links Programme if they are:

  • pursuing a Bachelor of Law degree at the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance (FDEF).
  • studying in the second year of the Bachelor in Law degree at the time of their enrolment in the programme

 

APPLICATION

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to submit the following documents to the University of Luxembourg (in English, French or German) to the following email address linklatersfellowship@uni.lu:

  • a letter of motivation explaining their social and financial situation
  • a curriculum vitae
  • copies of their transcripts, diplomas, certificates, and official supplements to these

Each shortlisted candidate who wishes to apply should submit the following documents to Linklaters: 

  • proof of the parents' income, verified by a copy of the previous year's tax return the statement of the family status

 

SELECTION CRITERIA

The selection (by the University of Luxembourg) for the scholarship will be based on:

  • academic achievements and results
  • motivation to join the programme

Linklaters will make the final selection on the basis of the students' personal (social and financial) situation as well as an interview. 

 

SELECTION PROCEDURE

The Study Program Director will assess the applications. Shortlisted candidates are invited to interview with a Linklaters selection committee.
 

SPECIFICITIES 

Incomplete files will be immediately rejected. No appeal is possible against the decisions. By applying to the Programme, the applicant accepts this regulation in its entirety.