Dean’s Merit Scholarship for international and domestic LLMs

Dean’s Merit Scholarship for international and domestic LLMs

Each term Cardozo School of Law identifies exemplary full-time LL.M. applicants who have demonstrated superior academic achievement in law school and in their profession, and awards them with partial merit scholarships and the designation of Dean’s Merit Scholar. This scholarship will take the form of a partial reduction of tuition, one-half to be credited toward tuition for the first semester of study, and the other half to be credited toward tuition in the second semester of study. All full-time admitted applicants are automatically considered for this scholarship and no additional application is necessary.

Selections are made without regard to financial need.

Distinguished LL.M. Scholar Award for international and domestic LLMs

The Distinguished LL.M. Scholar Award is a grant of $40,000 to pursue a full-time LL.M. degree. Each term, Cardozo School of Law awards the most prestigious LL.M. scholarship to a select group of outstanding LL.M. applicants. This scholarship will take the form of a partial reduction of tuition, one-half to be credited toward tuition for the first semester of study, and the other half to be credited toward tuition in the second semester of study. Distinguished LL.M. Scholars are chosen on the basis of their intellect, academic credentials, demonstrated academic promise, and achievement in the field of law.

Selections are made without regard to financial need.

Milgat Uriel & Caroline Bauer LL.M. Scholarship

It is a grant of $35,000 awarded to one outstanding Israeli law graduate to pursue full-time LL.M. studies in the fall term. This scholarship will take the form of a partial reduction of tuition, one-half to be credited toward tuition for the fall, and the other half to be credited toward tuition in the spring. Bauer LL.M. Scholars are chosen on the basis of their intellect, academic credentials, demonstrated academic promise, and achievement in the field of law.

In addition to completing the LL.M. application, candidates for the Bauer LL.M. Scholarship must submit the following:

  1. In an essay of no more than 2 pages, describe a current legal issue or controversy in your country, region, or practice area, and your solution to the problem.
  2. In an essay of no more than 2 pages, describe the greatest challenge you have met and overcome in your legal education or your legal career.
  3. A nomination letter from your law school dean or other appropriate official from your university, describing your strengths as a law student or practitioner and academic promise as an LL.M. candidate.  If you have been out of school for more than one year, we will accept a nomination letter from your current employer.

Selections are made without regard to financial need.

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