The Advocacy LL.M. Fellowship is designed for exceptional students enrolling in WCL’s Advocacy LL.M. Successful applicants will have an exemplary academic background and a demonstrated potential to excel in the Program. Members of the US Military are encouraged to apply.
- Paid Research Assistant position with a faculty member or program at WCL;
- A designated mentor and the opportunity to write a publishable quality paper or case file or an opportunity to co-teach a course or co-coach a mock trial team in the second semester of the Program; and
- A partial tuition award of 1/3 to 1/2 of the total tuition to be applied over two semesters;
- Student be admitted to the Advocacy LL.M. Program;
- Student be a registered full-time student;
- Student must be in good academic standing;
- Student complete the Program in one year; and
- Open to US trained lawyers only.
How to Apply:
- Early action deadline: April 1
- Final application deadline: Rolling
- Submit an application to the Advocacy LL.M. Program
- Submit a brief statement (no more than 2 pages single-spaced) explaining your interest in the Fellowship. The statement should address future career goals and ideas of either research topics or courses you are interested in co-teaching as part of the Fellowship.
- Email the statement along with the resume and any other suplemental materials as a PDF attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Fellowship Application" in the subject line.
- Applicants may also be interviewed by Program Staff and Faculty.
Note: Please note that any scholarship may affect your Federal Financial Aid Award. Speak to your financial aid counselor regarding your Aid.
*Total number of Fellowships awarded is dependent on the quality of applicants and availability of research assistant positions.