LL.M. in International Arbitration and Business Law

AUWCL Global Talent Development Scholarship

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)

International Arbitration Special Merit Scholarship

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);
  • 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)

OAS-AUWCL Scholarship for the LL.M. in International Arbitration and Human Rights

What is covered?

Eligibility Requirements

To apply

  • A complete LL.M. application, and
  • An essay explaining what trends in international arbitration, or international dispute resolution more broadly, you perceive as conditioning the work of a global lawyer in the next generation. Please also add to what extent the LL.M. program will help you prepare for a global legal career (max. 500 words).

    IMPORTANT NOTE: Once obtained the admission to the LL.M. Program at American University Washington College of Law, you must apply for the Scholarship to the OAS, by contacting the General Secretariat at the email scholarships@oas.org to request access to the Organization’s application form.

Application Deadline

  • May 1 (fall); November 30 (spring)
     

Merit-Based Scholarship

Eligibility Requirements: Offered to students with strong academic performance in law school, and/or prior legal work experience. All applicants are automatically considered for a Merit Scholarship when they submit their application. This scholarship decision will be made concurrently with the admissions decision.

Summer Program Scholarship

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)