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Total amount available to be allocated: up to £65,000

The Inn offers Pupillage Grants to assist pupils during their pupillage year. These grants are means tested and are only available for Lincoln’s Inn Pupils.


Pupillage Grants are only available to members of Lincoln’s Inn.

Grants are only available to those who have a combined chambers award/guaranteed earnings of under £25,000 for the year.

Pupils who feel they have exceptional circumstances may also apply but should be aware that those with significant resources are unlikely to receive a grant.

The Inn is unable to offer grants to pupils at AETOs that have been granted a minimum pupillage funding waiver by the BSB.

How to apply

To apply for a Pupillage Grant, pupils will need to submit an online application through the Inn’s Scholarships Application Portal using the link at the bottom of this page.

You will need to provide confirmation of your Pupillage from your chambers/employer as part of your application.

There are no interviews for Pupillage Grants.

The value of each grant is calculated by a financial means test.

If you have any questions please visit our FAQ page. If you can’t find the answer you are looking for, please contact the Scholarships Coordinator, Siân Carpenter below.

When to apply

Future pupils should apply up to 3 months before they are due to commence pupillage. Current pupils who have not previously received a Pupillage Grant/Award can apply at any time during their pupillage.

Pupillage Start Date

Application Window

November – January

August – September

February – April

November – December

May – July

February – March

August – October

May – June

Accommodation for Pupils

The Inn has one flat available for three pupils to live during their pupillage year. These rooms are not free. Applicants will need to demonstrate their need of a room along with how they plan to contribute to the Inn during their pupillage year. The accommodation is only available to Lincoln’s Inn Pupils.

Rental amounts for accommodation in 21 Old Buildings in 2022/23 are as follows:

The larger rooms on Floor 3 are charged at £8152
The room on Floor 4 is charged at £7758

Utility bills are included in the price above. Broadband is not. Pupils are usually also subject to Council Tax.

Tenancies commence in September and run until July, they are 11 months in duration.

Applications for 22/23 are open and will close on 17th June. 

Please use the link below to apply.

Pupillage Grant Application Form

You can apply for a Pupillage Grant through our Scholarship Application Portal. Please check your eligibility before applying.
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Pupils' Accommodation Application Form

The Inn has one flat available for three pupils to live during their pupillage year.