LL.M. Scholarship Opportunities

LLM Scholarship Opportunities

 

What is covered?

Eligibility Requirements

  • Exceptional LL.M. students with the potential of becoming leaders in their respective area(s) of interest or practice.

  • Prior work experience is a plus

To apply

  • A complete LL.M. application, and

  • Two essays:

  • Describe a current regional, international or country-specific legal problem and offer your legal solution to the problem. (max. 750 words)

  • Describe how the LL.M. program can help you prepare for a global legal career, and how you will utilize your skills as a global lawyer to contribute to WCL (max. 500 words)

Application Deadline

March 1 (fall); October 1 (spring)

 

What is covered?

Eligibility Requirements

  • High-achieving students who display academic rigor and dedication to the field of international copyright law.

  • The Fellowship is intended for students pursuing a career in academics, research or public interest legal practice in the field of international copyright law.

To apply

Application Deadline

  May 1 (fall)

 

What is covered?

Eligibility Requirements

  • High-performing students who display academic rigor and/or professional achievement in their respective field(s) of interest.

  • Prior work experience is a plus

Note for students in the International Arbitration and Business Law LL.M.: The full and half tuition scholarships are awarded to qualified students of the in-residence track of this LL.M. program only. Students in the online/hybrid track are considered for partial scholarships.

To apply

  • A complete LL.M. application, and

  •  An essay explaining what you see as the role(s) of a global lawyer today, and to what extent the LL.M. program will help you prepare for a global legal career (max. 500 words)

Application Deadline

March 1 (fall); October 1 (spring)

The Civil Society Leadership Awards (CSLA) provides fully funded master’s level scholarships at a network of universities across Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and North America, including American University Washington College of Law. The program aims to support individuals who demonstrate both academic and professional excellence and have potential to become civil society leaders in their home communities.

The award will cover all tuition and fees, monthly stipend for room and board, program related travel, health insurance, all costs for an annual student conference, and a pre-university writing program. The scholarship does NOT provide funding for dependent family members. Applications are due September 15th for Fall admission. For more information on how to apply, visit the CSLA Website or email csla@infoscholar.org. All application materials should be sent directly to CSLA. If you are selected for the scholarship by CSLA, they will place you at one of their partner schools in the US or Europe. For FAQ's, please click here.

The Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property offers fellowships designed for exceptional students committed to their field of specialization. Successful applicants will have an exemplary academic background and a demonstrated potential to excel in the LL.M. in Intellectual Property.

How to Apply: See complete program details.

 

What is covered?

Eligibility Requirements

  • High-performing students who display academic rigor and dedication to the field of public interest

  • Previously participated in the Inter-American Moot Court Competition at AUWCL

To apply

  • Submit a complete LL.M. application, and an essay that described a current legal problem related to international human rights and humanitarian law, gender equality and justice, international criminal law, or public interest, and offers your solution to the problem. (no more than 750 words).

Application Deadline

  March 1

Additional Information

  • Awarded for students enrolled in the fall semester only

 

What is covered?

Eligibility Requirements

  • High-achieving students with the potential of becoming leaders in the area of international arbitration

  • This scholarship is awarded to a candidate in the in-residence track of the LL.M. program in International Arbitration and Business Law. Students in the online/hybrid track of this program are considered for partial scholarships.

To apply

  • A complete LL.M application along with a complete CV, including a list of publications (if any), and

  • An essay addressing the following questions:

    • What was the most significant case or situation that you handled in your legal career? Please elaborate.
    • What impact have you made in your practice area, and how?
    • How would the scholarship and the LL.M. at AUWCL help you expand that impact, including potential change and adaptation of that practice area??
  • An essay explaining how you will contribute to AUWCL after your LL.M. studies?

Application Deadline

March 1 (fall); October 1 (spring)

The Program on Law & Government offers fellowships designed for exceptional students committed to their field of specialization. Successful applicants will have an exemplary academic background and a demonstrated potential to excel in the LL.M. in Law & Government.

How to Apply: See complete program details

Eligibility Requirements: Offered to students with strong academic performance in law school, and/or prior legal work experience.

 

What is covered?

50% tuition scholarship

Eligibility Requirements

  • Participated previously in one of AUWCL Summer Programs

  • This scholarship is awarded to a candidate in the in-residence track of an eligible LL.M. program.

To apply

  • A complete application for an LL.M. program at AUWCL, and

  • An essay describing a current regional, international or country-specific legal problem and offering your solution to the problem. (no more than 750 words)

Application Deadline

  March 1 (fall); October 1 (spring)