Tim Mills Memorial Bursary

Tim Mills Memorial Bursary


Tim Mills was a late director of the law firm, Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, who sadly passed away in a motor vehicle accident in May 2012. The Tim Mills Memorial Bursary was created in memory of the well-respected employment lawyer, to carry on his legacy.


This bursary is to be awarded to a postgraduate student, who intends to establish a career in the law faculty, by way of an LLM degree at a South African university of their choice.
The bursary will cover tuition fees (to a maximum of R25 000 per student).


Applicants must meet the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen or permanent resident
  • intend on enrolling for an LLM degree at any South African university
  • submit a fully complete application form and supporting documents before the closing date
  • proven academic performance
  • proven financial merit



Download and complete Tim Mills Memorial Bursary Application Form (pdf) in full.
Send your complete application form and all of the below supporting documents to:
apply4lawJHB@dlacdh.com (for Johannesburg based applicants)
apply4lawCPT@dlacdh.com (for Cape Town based applicants)
Please include the following supporting documents with your application:
1) Curriculum vitae
2) Copy of your ID document
3) Full academic transcript
4) Copy of degree certificate (if applicable)
5) Copies of Grade 12/ Matric certificate
6) Details of intended LLM studies
7) LLM tuition fees breakdown
8) Reference letter
9) A letter covering the following topics:

  • what is important to you
  • why you should receive the Tim Mills Memorial Bursary
  • any extra information you would like to highlight


1 September annually