The American University Washington College of Law is pleased to offer LLM Scholarship Opportunities to help professionals who display financial need, and high academic merit and qualify for any of the scholarships.
Applicants can apply only to one of the scholarship categories. These LLM Scholarship Opportunities only apply to tuition costs, because funds are limited, scholarships will be granted mainly to applicants that apply early. Candidates may apply for only one scholarship category.
The American University Washington College of Law is the law school of American University. The college is founded on the western side of Tenley Circle in the Tenleytown section of Northwest Washington, D.C., one block south of the Tenleytown-AU Metro station.
The college is fully accredited by the American Bar Association and a member of the AALS. The Washington College of Law is rated 73rd in the nation in the Best Law Schools by U.S. News & World Report, and has highly rated specialty programs in Clinical Training (#3), Trial Advocacy (#3), Part-Time Law (#5), International Law (#7), and Intellectual Property (#8).
Formed 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 an all-female class.
The college’s Master of Laws (LL.M.) program rated 13th nationally in the 2012 AUAP rankings. The Brian Leiter Law School rankings rated the Washington College of Law 47th in the 2012 Top 70 Law Faculties in Scholarly Impact.
National Jurist rated the college the fifth best law school for Hispanic students in 2008. It also rated Washington College of Law as the 4th best public interest law school in the nation.
U.S. News & World Report rates Washington College of Law 81st in the nation among the 197 ranked schools. The college clinical training, part-time law, international law, intellectual property law, health care law, and trial advocacy specialty programs are rated 3rd, 4th, 6th, 11th, and 12th in the nation, respectively.
However, Washington College of Law maintains programs in both human rights and public interest law. The college Equal Justice Foundation (EJF) provides scholarships to students who acquire unpaid summer internships with public interest organizations
The college’s study abroad program is regarded to be among the best in the country, with 30% of the student body studying abroad every year. In 2012, the National Jurist identified it as one of the “most robust study abroad programs out of the 200 U.S. Law Schools.”
Scholars can study law for a semester in over 18 countries. Furthermore, 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% Tuition Fees.
Eligibility for LLM Scholarship Opportunities
To be eligible for LLM Scholarship Opportunities, candidates are expected to meet the following conditions:
- You must be domestic or international students
- Applicants from developing countries or diverse or disadvantaged backgrounds
- Scholars with a displayed commitment to the public interest or government work after graduation;
- High-achieving students who demonstrate academic severity and dedication to the field of international copyright law
- Outstanding LL.M. students with the possibility of becoming leaders in their respective area(s) of interest or practice.
- High-performing students who demonstrate academic rigor and commitment to the field of public interest.
How to Apply for LLM Scholarship Opportunities
To be regarded for LLM Scholarship Opportunities, all candidates are automatically assessed for a Merit Scholarship when they submit their application.
Learn more about the vast array of scholarships and fellowships offered by the LL.M. Programs at American University Washington College of Law.