Inns of Court BPTC Scholarship 2018/19Watch
Is it worth my time submitting an application?
I have the same exact question. Although I am applying to Inner Temple. Please tell me what made you choose Middle Temple.Also, is it necessary for you to have amazing scores in order to get a scholarship?I am really really stressed.
In any event, the deadline has passed...good luck if you do press ahead with it!
Why is that? Well quite simply there are number of visa and sponsorship requirements which all act as barriers. It is already very competitive and Chambers will not want to go through the hassle, risk and cost of hiring an international pupil when there are already hundreds of brilliant candidates without those barriers.
Moving on to the Inns' Scholarships - they ask this question about your intention because they are investing in future barristers in England and Wales. If they are not convinced you will practise in England and Wales (which they won't be because of the above) then they are highly unlikely to award a scholarship. That is not to say that some will not slip through the net, so it might be worth applying still (you have nothing to lose) but be aware that it is very unlikely