The American University Washington College of Law is pleased to offer LLM scholarship opportunities to assist professionals who demonstrate financial need and high academic merit who qualify for one of the scholarships.Applicants can only apply for one of the scholarship categories. These LLM Scholarship Opportunities are for tuition expenses only, as funds are limited, scholarships are primarily awarded to applicants who apply early. Applicants can only apply for one scholarship category.American University Washington College of Law is the law school of American University. The college is located on the west side of Tenley Circle in the Tenleytown neighborhood of northwest Washington, DC, one block south of the Tenleytown-AU subway station.The college is fully accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the AALS. Washington College of Law is governed by U.S. News & World Report ranked the 73rd best law school in the country and has highly rated specialty programs in Clinical Training (#3), Trial Advocacy (#3), Part-Time Law (#5), International Law (#5). 7) and Intellectual Property (No. 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 with an all-female class.The college’s Master of Laws (LL.M.) program was ranked 13th nationally in the 2012 AUAP Ranking. The Brian Leiter Law School Rankings ranked Washington College of Law 47th in the 2012 Top 70 Law Faculty in Scholarly Impact.National Jurist ranked the college the fifth best law school for Hispanic students in 2008. It also ranked Washington College of Law as the fourth best public interest law school in the United States.US News & World Report ranks Washington College of Law 81st in the nation among the 197 schools evaluated. The specialty programs College Clinical Training, Part-Time Law, International Law, Intellectual Property Law, Health Law and Trial Advocacy are ranked 3rd, 4th, 6th, 11th and 12th nationally.However, the Washington College of Law maintains programs on both human rights and public interest laws. The College Equal Justice Foundation (EJF) awards scholarships to students pursuing unpaid summer internships with public interest organizationsThe college’s study abroad program is considered one of the best in the country, with 30% of the student body studying abroad each year. In 2012, the National Jurist identified it as one of the “most robust study abroad programs among the 200 US law schools.”Scientists can study law for a semester in more than 18 countries. In addition, Washington College of Law also offers summer abroad programs in Chile, Europe (London, Paris, Geneva and The Hague), Turkey and Israel.
The LLM Scholarship Opportunities cover 100% of tuition fees.
Eligibility for LLM Scholarship Opportunities
To qualify for LLM scholarship opportunities, candidates must meet the following conditions:
- They must be domestic or international students
- Applicants from developing countries or with different or disadvantaged backgrounds
- Scholars with a visible commitment to the public interest or government work after graduation;
- High-performing students who demonstrate academic rigor and commitment in the field of international copyright law
- Outstanding LL.M. Students with the opportunity to become leaders in their respective areas of interest or practice.
- High-achieving students who demonstrate academic rigor and dedication to the area of public interest
How to Apply for LLM Scholarship Opportunities
To be considered for LLM scholarship opportunities, all candidates are automatically evaluated for a merit scholarship when they submit their application.Learn about the wide range of scholarships and fellowships available to the LL.M. Programs at the American University Washington College of Law.
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