Cardozo LL.M Scholarship for Dispute Resolution and Advocacy

For international and domestic LLMs

Cardozo LL.M. Scholarship for Dispute Resolution and Advocacy is a grant of $35,000 awarded each term to one outstanding candidate to pursue a full-time LL.M. degree in Dispute Resolution and Advocacy.   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.  Recipients are chosen on the basis of their intellect, academic credentials, demonstrated academic promise, and achievement in the field of Dispute Resolution and Advocacy.

In addition to completing the LL.M. application, candidates for the Cardozo LL.M. Scholarship for Dispute Resolution and Advocacy must submit the following two essays:

  1. In an essay of no more than 2 pages, describe a situation in your personal or professional life in which you either chose to or were required to resort to dispute resolution processes.  This may include arbitration, court-ordered mediation, divorce proceedings, a dispute amongst friends or family members, or any situation where you employed your skills as negotiator or advocate. Describe how you chose this route, whether you were satisfied with the outcome, and what you would have done differently.
  2. In an essay of no more than 2 pages, describe what qualities you possess that you believe will contribute to your success in the field of Dispute Resolution and Advocacy.

Selections are made without regard to financial need.

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