Most of the Inner Temple’s Scholarships and Exhibitions are intended to support students during their BPTC year. Of our total scholarship fund for 2018 of £1,786,306 over £1.5 million will be allocated to BPTC awards.
Becoming a Barrister
- Whilst at School
- Stage 4 - Tenancy
- Stage 3 - Pupillage
- Stage 2 - Bar Professional Training Course (BVC / BPTC)
- Stage 1 - University
- Undergraduate Societies
- Facts and Figures
- Insight into the profession: Barrister profile.
- Careers Guide
Main BPTC Awards
|One Peter Taylor Scholarship||£22,000|
|One Stephen Chapman Scholarship||£21,000|
|Five Princess Royal Scholarships||£20,000 each|
|Major Scholarships and Exhibitions: Awards will be made on merit with award levels decided taking into account the successful applicant’s resources and needs. There are not a set number but we would expect to make 90 - 95 of these, for around 100 awards in total.||£1,371,931|
The Inner Temple will also award a number of Benefators Scholarships. These will be made in conjunction with another BPTC award (i.e. they will be added to a BPTC Exhibition Award). A full list of these awards can be found here
Duke of Edinburgh Entrance Awards
50 awards of £175 each are offered annually to cover the Inn’s fees for admission and call. Applicants must be ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom. When applying for a BPTC Scholarship you will automatically be put forward for a Duke of Edinburgh Entrance Award.
BPTC Scholarship Statistics
|Interviewed (applicants minus withdrawals)||306||314||263||331|
Applications for 2018 are now open and will close at 1pm on Friday 3rd November 2017
Applications for the 2018 awards are now open, the closing date is 1pm on Friday 3rd November 2017. The financial statement section is not compulsory but if it is not filled in, any award you win other than the named awards mentioned above (Peter Taylor, Stephen Chapman and Princess Royal Scholarships) would be at a minimum level as we would have to assume you have sufficient finances in place.
We recommend that all applicants fill the financial statement in. Three references are required: two academic and one personal - please note that family members cannot provide references. References do not have to be with us by the application deadline of 1pm on the 3rd November, they need to be received within two weeks of the closing date.
The interviews for the 2018 awards will be held on Sat 3rd and Sat 10th March 2018.