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Lily Fenn & Partners LLM Scholarship

On the Donor

In 2014, Dr. Lily Fenn Education Foundation Limited, in partnership with the University of Hong Kong established the "Lily Fenn & Partners Charitable Foundation LLM Scholarship" to provide awards of up to HK$120,000 each to worthy final year undergraduate, Juris Doctor (JD) or Postgraduate Certificate in Laws (PCLL) students to pursue an LLM degree. In 2020, the Foundation increased the maximum award value to HK$160,000.

Purpose and Scope

Up to 2 scholarship(s) shall be awarded each year to student(s) admitted to read an LLM degree that is:

(a) offered by universities overseas (preferably in the United Kingdom) as approved by the Foundation and the Faculty of Law; or
(b) under the LLM/MLaw Double Degree Programme jointly offered by the University of Hong Kong and the University of Zurich; or
(c) at the Faculty of Law, The University of Hong Kong (in this case including both full-time and part-time study and both LLM and any specialist stream of LLM).

The Scholarship shall be awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need.  The award of the Scholarship is on the condition that the awardee shall join the solicitor’s branch of the legal profession/shall accept the offer of solicitor’s traineeship contract with Lily Fenn & Partners if it is offered.  The traineeship contract shall commence after the awardee’s completion of the PCLL programme, and may commence before the completion of the LLM degree from The University of Hong Kong if the awardee is to read the LLM degree on a part-time basis.

Value of Award Up to HK$160,000 each (To be determined by the Selection Committee)
Renewal Conditions --
Type of Scholarships Merit-based Scholarships for Current Students
*for students who are in financial need
Place of Origin of Students Not specified
Level of Study Postgraduate
Faculty Law


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