American University Washington College of Law is pleased to offer LLM Scholarship Opportunities to assist professionals who demonstrate financial need and high academic merit and qualify for any of the scholarships.
Applicants may apply to only one of the scholarship categories. LLM Scholarship Opportunities apply to tuition fees only, as funds are limited, scholarships will be awarded primarily to applicants who apply early. Applicants may apply for only one scholarship category.
American University Washington College of Law is the law school of American University. The college was established on the west side of Tenley Circle in the Tenleytown section of Northwest Washington, DC, one block south of the Tenleytown-AU subway station.
The college is fully accredited by the American Bar Association and a member of the AALS. Washington College of Law is ranked 73rd in the nation Best Law Schools with US News & World Report, and has highly rated specialty programs in Clinical Education (#3), Litigation Advocacy (#3), Part-Time Employment Law (#5), International Law (#7), and Intellectual Property (#8).
Founded in 1896, Washington College of Law was the first law school founded by women, the first with a female dean, and the first to graduate from an all-female class.
The college’s Master of Laws (LL.M.) program was ranked 13th nationally in the 2012 AUAP rankings. The Brian Leiter School of Law Rankings ranked Washington College of Law 47th among the 2012 Top 70 Law Schools in Scholarly Impact .
The National Jurist rated the college the fifth best law school for Hispanic students in 2008. It also rated Washington College of Law the 4th best public interest law school in the country.
US News & World Report ranks Washington College of Law 81st in the nation out of 197 schools ranked. The college’s clinical education, part-time law, international law, intellectual property law, health care law, and trial advocacy specialty programs are ranked 3rd, 4th, 6th, 11th, and 12th in the nation, respectively.
However, Washington College of Law maintains programs in both human rights law and public interest law. The Equal Justice Foundation (EJF) provides scholarships to students who obtain unpaid summer internships at public interest organizations
The college’s study abroad program is considered among the best in the country, with 30% of the student body studying abroad each year. In 2012, the National lawyer recognized it as one of the “strongest study abroad programs of the 200 US Law Schools.”
Scholars can study law for one semester in more than 18 countries. In addition, Washington College of Law also offers summer programs abroad in Chile, Europe (London, Paris, Geneva, and The Hague), Turkey, and Israel.
LLM Scholarship Opportunities cover 100% Tuition.
Eligibility for LLM Scholarship Opportunities
To be eligible for LLM Scholarship Opportunities, applicants are expected to meet the following requirements:
- You must be a domestic or international student
- Applicants from developing countries or diverse or disadvantaged backgrounds
- Scholars with a demonstrated commitment to public interest or government work after graduation.
- High-achieving students who demonstrate academic rigor and dedication to the field of international copyright law
- Outstanding LL.M. students with the potential to become leaders in their respective area(s) of interest or practice.
- High-achieving students who demonstrate academic rigor and dedication to the public interest field.
How to Apply for LLM Scholarship Opportunities
To be considered for LLM Scholarship Opportunities, all applicants are automatically assessed for a Merit Scholarship when they submit their application.
Learn more about the vast range of scholarships and bursaries offered by the LL.M. Programs at American University Washington College of Law.
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