The Eldon Law Scholarship is a two year scholarship awarded annually to students intending to follow a career at the Bar.

Applicants must be matriculated members of the University of Oxford and have been placed in either the First Class of the BA in Law or in Law Studies in Europe or have been awarded a Distinction in the degree of BCL (Bachelor of Civil Law) or the MJur (Magister Juris).

The 2017 scholarship is now open for applications, with the deadline being midnight on Sunday 6 November 2016. 

Please see the poster (link on the right of this page) for the full eligibility criteria.

If you would like any further information, have a question about eligibility criteria, or wish to request an application form, please email the Secretary to the Eldon Scholarship Committee, Dr Helen Steffens (

Read about the history of the award and see a list of previous Eldon Scholars.