Scholarships for Former Participants

Inter-American Moot Court Scholarship

Description:

Open to all former Inter-American Moot Court Competition participants, the award will grant one full tuition scholarship annually.

The Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court Competition is a unique trilingual (English, Portuguese, and Spanish) competition established to train law students how to use the Inter-American human rights legal system as a legitimate forum for redressing human rights violations.

Deadline: For Fall 2017: March 1

Requirements:

Scholarship winners must begin the LLM program in the fall.

Applicants must have be a past participant in the Inter-American Moot Court Competition.

Applicants MUST have submitted a complete application to the ILSP LLM program before March 1 to be eligible.

*Please note that applicants must speak English to apply to this program.

How to Apply: Submit an essay to llm@wcl.american.edu addressing the following:

Briefly describe your experience in the competition and explain why you want to pursue an LLM in the ILSP.

The essay may not exceed 750 words. Please note in the subject of your email "Moot Court Scholarship Essay."

MOOT COURT - SCHOLARSHIP PROCESS & APPLICATION

Participants in the Inter-American Moot Court Competition are eligible to receive a partial scholarship for the Program of Advanced Studies on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law of the Academy on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, which will take place from May 30 - June 16, 2017. The deadline to apply is May 1, 2017.

In order to start the process you need to send your online application, submit your CV, a letter of interest and also the application fee of $70. In your letter of interest please indicate that you are requesting the Moot Court Scholarship and also please indicate in what form and year you participated/will participate in the competition (Example: Participant, University of X, 2011). The scholarship allows you to pay for one course ($1200) and take two or to pay for two ($1950) and take three or four courses. The cost of the courses includes the reading materials. This scholarship is only for the Certificate of Attendance not the Diploma. All additional costs such as lodging, travel and incidents are your responsibility.

Once we get all your materials the directors will evaluate your application and shortly after we will give you a response. For more information, please visit our website at: https://www.wcl.american.edu/hracademy/summer.cfm

*Please note that applicants must speak English or Spanish to apply to this program.