LLM Scholarships

If you are interested in participating in an LLM program in the United States, you will be pleased to know that there are a wide variety of LLM scholarships for international and American students. We’ve compiled a list of some of these scholarships to help you finance your degree. If you oversee a scholarship and would like to be added to our listings, please email us at contact@llminfo.com.

 

Australia - Approved for US Study

Harkness Fellowships

Provider: Australian Government Dept. of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Amount: Varies
Info and Availability: Citizen of Australia or New Zealand – Must not have spent more than 6 months in the United States
Contact Info: Tel: (212) 535-0400 One East 75th Street New York, NY 10021-2692

George Murray Scholarship

Provider: Adelaide University
Amount: Covers accommodations, living expenses and fees
Info and Availability: Enables graduates of Adelaide University to undertake further postgraduate study or postdoctoral research in approved universities or other institutions outside of Australia -For study in countries except Australia for those who have achieved Honours 1 or equivalent. Only citizens of Australia may apply. You must have studied at or be currently studying at The University of Adelaide
Contact Info: Adelaide Graduate Centre Level 6, 115 Grenfell Street ADELAIDE SA, Australia 5000

Adelaide University Research Abroad Scholarships

Provider: Adelaide University
Amount: AUD $1500 (total amount)
Info and Availability: Open to full-time higher degree students currently enrolled at Adelaide University who have completed their structured program; part-time students not in employment – Students who have previously held a Research Abroad Scholarship are ineligible – Applicants must be able to demonstrated that travel overseas is essential to their postgraduate study – This scholarship is for study in countries except Australia – There are no restrictions on citizenship – You must have studied at or be currently studying at The University of Adelaide – This scholarship is for any field of research
Contact Info: Adelaide Graduate Centre Level 6, 115 Grenfell Street ADELAIDE SA, Australia 5000

Lionel Murphy Postgraduate Scholarships for AUS students at Australian or overseas universities

Provider: Lionel Murphy Foundation
Amount: AUD 40000 (per annum)
Info and Availability: A number of Australian and overseas postgraduate scholarships are awarded annually by the Trustees of the Lionel Murphy Foundation – Applicants should have completed, or be about to complete, an undergraduate degree in science, law or legal studies, or other appropriate discipline from an Australian tertiary institution, and intend to pursue a postgraduate degree in science, law or legal studies, or other appropriate discipline
Contact Info: - Preference study areas and application details are available on the scholarship website.

Freda Bage Scholarship

Provider: Fellowships Fund Inc.
Amount: $22500 Info and Availability: The Registrar Fellowship Fund Inc. C/- Academic Dress Hire Service PO Box 6083 St Lucia QLD 4067 Australia
Contact Info: Fellowships Fund Inc.

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Austria - Approved for US Study

The Die Presse and Erste Bank International Tax Law Scholarship

Provider: Die Presse and Erste Bank
Amount: EUR 11,900 Info and Availability: The scholarship will be awarded to the applicants to the Vienna University of Economics and Business LLM in International Tax Law with the best record of achievement, whereby additional qualifications will also be taken into consideration.
Contact Info: Application and Details

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Belgium - Approved for US Study

Provider: The Belgian American Educational Foundation
Amount: $16,000 stipend, $30,000 for tuition
Info and Availability: Fellowships for Belgian students to undertake study or research within the US
Contact Info: BAEF.Be

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Canada - Approved for US Study

Canada Canadian Federation of University Women

Provider: Canadian Federation of University Women
Amount: $1,000 to 10,000
Info and Availability: Female Canadian citizens – Application deadline: Nov 15
Contact Info: Fellowships CFUW Head Office ATTN: Fellowships Chair 251 Bank Street, Suite 600 Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1X3 Canada Tel: (613) 234-2732 CFUW.org

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China - Approved for US Study

Dr. Gombojab Hangin Memorial Scholarship

Provider: Mongolia Society
Amount: $2,400
Info and Availability: Open to students of Mongolian ethnic origins who are citizens of Mongolia, the Peoples’ Republic of China, or the former Soviet Union.
Contact Info: Mongolia Society 322 Goodbody Hall Bloomington, IN, 47405 United States Phone: 812-855-4078 Email: monsoc@indiana.edu http://www.mongoliasociety.org/

The Mr. & Mrs. Hung Mau Wu Memorial Fund Grant

Provider: The Mr. & Mrs. Hung Mau Wu Memorial Fund
Amount: SEK 50,000-100,000 per study year
Info and Availability: Applicants must be Chinese and under the age of 25 at the time of application. -Studies must lead to the minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Hospitality, Business, Education, Medicine, or International Law / International Relations.
Contact Info: Ka-Yee Wu
Åbyvägen 20, Årsta
Stockholm, Sto, SE-120 44
Sweden
+46-8-506-888-88
info@wu-foundation.com
http://www.wu-foundation.com/

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Egypt - Approved for US Study

Citadel scholarship

Provider: Citadel Capital Scholarship Foundation – Egypt
Amount: The Citadel Scholarship funds under two schemes: the full scholarship covering tuition and living expenses and the partial scholarship covering tuition only. The ceiling for tuition fees is 50,000 USD per annum.
Info and Availability: All Egyptian nationals under the age of 35 are eligible for the Citadel scholarship.
Contact Info: CitadelScholarships.org

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El Salvador - Approved for US Study

Programa Becas FANTEL

Provider: The El Salvador Government
Amount: Varies
Info and Availability: Having a bachelor’s degree. Having obtained a note PAES 8.0 or more than 2 points over the national average note of this test for high school graduates by 2002 and over 1800 points for the high school graduates after that year – If the candidate has completed higher education, has been granted a Merit Units coefficient less than 8.0 or have been placed in the top third of his class – Satisfactorily perform psychological testing and knowledge to establish the implementing agency – Attend interviews as directed by the implementing agency
Contact Info: Fedisal.org

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Finland - Approved for US Study

Finland Pertti Lindfors Legal Studies Fund

Provider: Pertti Lindfors Trustee Emeritus of Finlandia Foundation National
Amount: $3500
Info and Availability: Finnish students currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a law school within the US and approved by the American Bar Association
Contact Info: Attn: Alvar Kauti Scholarship Committee Chair 75-795 Armour Way Palm Desert, CA 92211-8917 Email: Kauti@earthlink.net

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Germany - Approved for US Study

The Fulbright

Provider: Germany Fulbright Foundation
Amount: Up to $30,400
Info and Availability: German nationality (German-American dual citizenship leads to the exclusion of American provisions) -General university -Good general and academic qualifications -Convincing presentation of the study project in the U.S. -Thorough knowledge of regional studies on Germany and the USA -Active interests outside study -Willingness and ability to communicate with the host country -Good English language skills (evidenced by at least 89 points in the internet-based TOEFL) -At the time of study enrollment in the U.S. (August) completed at least six semesters -For doctoral candidates and graduate candidates: the degree (with lawyers the First State Exam or diploma) at the date of application can not be older than 14 months Age limit 35 years -Will not be funded. Applicants who have a green card or work permit for the U.S. and candidates who only plan a practical course or an internship in the U.S. or in connection with the scholarship in the United States to immigrate and obtain a work permit like) NOTE: Candidates who before the fellowship commences already started to study or do research in the United States can not be considered
Contact Info: Fulbright.de

Germany Stiftung des Duetschen Volkes

Provider: Varies
Amount: Varies Info and Availability: Varies
Contact Info: Studienstiftung.de

The German Academic Exchange Service

Provider: Varies
Amount: Varies Info and Availability: Varies
Contact Info: The German Academic Exchange

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Hong Kong - Approved for US Study

Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fund Council

Provider: Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fund Council
Amount: Up to HK $283,000
Info and Availability: The Fellowships are for financing outstanding Hong Kong students for overseas postgraduate studies. They are expected to contribute significantly to the development of Hong Kong upon graduation.
Contact Info: Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fund Council Secretariat Room 1217, 12/F. Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road Kowloon 2150 6097 2150 6098 Student Financial Assistant Agency

Sir Robert Black Trust Fund

Provider: Sir Robert Black Trust Fund
Amount: Varies
Info and Availability: Established in 1961, the fund provides awards to individuals in pursuit of postgraduate studies or other training programmes at both local or overseas institutions – Applications must be supported by a person in a competent position who is required to certify the candidate’s academic and professional achievement and leadership qualities. Candidates should have resided in Hong Kong for at least 5 years – Recipients are required to return and work in Hong Kong for at least 3 years after completion of the proposed study or training
Contact Info: Sir Robert Black Trust Fund Committee Home Affairs Bureau 34/F Wu Chung House 213 Queen’s Road East Wanchai, Hong Kong 2519 9141 Student Financial Assistant Agency

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India - Approved for US Study

Taraknath Das Foundation

Provider: Taraknath Das Foundation
Amount: $3,500
Info and Availability: Indian national – Completed at least one year of graduate study in the U.S.
Contact Info: c/o Southern Asian Institute Columbia University 420 West 118th Street New York, NY 10027 USATel: (212) 854-8017 Download Application

Indian Scholarships

Provider: Varies
Amount: Varies Info and Availability: Varies
Contact Info: Indian Scholarship Listings

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Indonesia

IELTS Indonesia Scholarship

Provider: British Council Indonesia with UniSadhu Guna Testing Center (UTC)
Amount: 25.000.000 IDR Info and Availability: Five scholarships are made available to Indonesian residents (during application period). Students must take the IELTS with UTC and the IELTS British Council, and receive minimum scores of 6 in each section: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking. Scholarships are applied toward tuition at higher education institutions which accept IELTS as part of admissions criteria.
Contact Info: Application and Details

LPDP Master’s and Doctoral Scholarships for Indonesian Students

Provider: Public Service Education Fund Management Institute (LPDP)
Amount: Tuition assistance program covers tuition and fees, monthly living expenses and allowance, thesis costs (if applicable), transportation costs, books, accommodations, health insurance
Info and Availability: Indonesian citizens and graduates intending to pursue master’s or doctoral programs in the country or abroad in law, accounting/finance, agriculture, science, or religion. Students must have graduated from a Bachelor’s program in their field of study and must pursue study at a university listed in the Directorate General of Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Culture. -Applicants must be under the maximum age of 35 (for master’s), minimum TOEFL PBT score of 550 or a letter of acceptance, and minimum GPA of 3.0, and have demonstrated leadership in an organization or institution in their field.
Contact Info: For application and instructions, visit the LPDP page.

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Japan - Approved for US Study

Graduate Scholarship for Japanese Women

Provider: College Women’s Association of Japan
Amount: ¥ $3 Million
Info and Availability: Applicants must be women who are citizens or special permanent residents of Japan, living in Japan from the time of application. Individuals currently studying or living abroad are ineligible. – Applicants must have graduated with a degree from a Japanese university (4 year course) by March 31, 2013 – Applicants must submit a TOEFL or IELTS score from a test taken after October 1, 2010. Scores submitted separately from or after the application will not be accepted TOEFL – Applicants pursuing a graduate degree in the natural sciences, math, medicine or engineering must have a score of at least 570 (CBT 230, IBT 88) – Applicants pursuing a degree in any other field must have a score of at least 600 (CBT 250, IBT 98) IELTS – Applicants pursuing a graduate degree in the natural sciences, math, medicine or engineering must have a score of at least 6.5. – Applicants pursuing a degree in any other field must have a score of at least 7.0 – Applicants must be accepted in a graduate degree program at an accredited, English speaking university or research institution abroad by March 31, 2013 for the 2013-2014 academic year and start within the year 2013 – Applicants who have studied abroad at the college level in an English-speaking institution for more than a total of two (2) academic years are ineligible. – Holders of scholarships greater than ¥1.5 million from other scholarship programs (kigyo ryugaku) are ineligible. Financial aid and awards from the university where the applicant will study may not be subject to the same limitation – Former recipients of CWAJ awards and CWAJ members are ineligible
Contact Info: CWAJ.org

Joint Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship

Provider: JJ/WBGSP
Amount: Tuition, certain living and travel expenses Info and Availability: Applicants must be a student at a “Preferred University.
Contact Info: scholarshipapplicants@worldbank.org Provider: Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)
Amount: Varies
Info and Availability: 30 scholarships are given to qualified candidates. -Candidates must be a member of JACL.
Contact Info: http://www.jacl.org/edu/scholar.htm

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Norway - Approved for US Study

Scholarships for Graduate Studies (Master and PhD) in the U.S.

Provider: NORAM Scholarships
Amount: Varies
Info and Availability: Applicants must be Norwegian citizens – Applicants must have completed a Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent degree, by the deadline – Applicants who are taking a 5-year degree (eg: Master of Laws or Master of Education / Master) must have completed at least three years of their training by the deadline – Priority may be given to applicants who have not completed their higher education in the United States
Contact Info: NORAM Scholarship Listings

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Singapore - Approved for US Study

Tan Kah Kee Foundation Scholarships

Provider: Tan Kah Kee Foundation
Amount: S $10,000 for those studying at universities outside Singapore
Info and Availability: The Foundation has been awarding Postgraduate Scholarship since 1983 – The scholarships are open to Singapore citizens and permanent residents who are pursuing full-time Master degree or PhD in any discipline, regardless of race or religion – Candidates are appraised on their academic achievements, outstanding personal character and bilingual capabilities – The scholarship will be awarded annually and is bond-free – In line with the spirit of the late Mr Tan Kah Kee’s unfailing community commitment, the importance of contribution to the community cannot be over-emphasized. Not only should the recipients of the award excel in their field of study, but also they should concern for their countrymen and the willingness to serve the community – This prestigious scholarship is based on the student’s academic results as a main criterion
Contact Info: Tan Kah Kee Foundation Level 1, 43 Bukit Pasoh Road, Singapore 089856 Telephone: 6222 6620 Facsimile: 6222 631

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Sweden - Approved for US Study

The Sweden-America Foundation Fellowship Program

Provider: The Sweden-America Foundation
Amount: Varies
Info and Availability: Every year, the Sweden-America Foundation awards approximately 40 fellowships for Graduate, Postgraduate and Post Doc Studies in the United States and Canada – Swedish citizens with a completed undergraduate degree are eligible to apply
Contact Info: American-Scandinavian Foundation Exchange Division 58 Park Avenue New York, NY 10016, USA Telephone: +1(212) 879 9779 Fax: +1 (212) 249 3444 Email: training@amscan.org Additional Information

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Switzerland - Approved for US Study

Medicus Student Exchange Fund

Provider: Swiss Government
Amount: Up to 5,000
Info and Availability: The Swiss Benevolent Society of New York (SBS) administers one-to-three partial grants from a fund established by Dr. Heinrich Medicus to promote student exchange between Switzerland and the United States – The grants are 10 months in length and are not renewable Applicants for a Medicus grant must apply individually for university admission – To be definitely eligible for the grant, the selected candidate must have obtained an official letter of admission by the admissions’ office of the host university (and not by the professor or the department)
Contact Info: Additional Information

Pellegrini Scholarships

Provider: Swiss Benevolent Society of New York
Amount: Partial Tuition
Info and Availability: -Applicant or one of his or her parents must be a Swiss national. -Applicant must be permanently domiciled in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania or Delaware.
Contact Info: Swiss Benevolent Society of New York 500 Fifth Avenue, Room 1800 New York, NY 10110 212-246-0655 Contact form

Sonia S. Maguire Outstanding Scholastic Achievement Award

Provider: Swiss Benevolent Society of New York
Amount: Amount TBD
Info and Availability: Applicant or one of his or her parents must be a Swiss national. -Applicant must be permanently domiciled in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania or Delaware. -3.8 cumulative GPA
Contact Info: Swiss Benevolent Society of New York 500 Fifth Avenue, Room 1800 New York, NY 10110 212-246-0655 Contact form

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Thailand - Approved for US Study

Royal Thai Government Scholarships

Provider: The Kingdom of Thailand
Amount: Covers the tuition and registration fees as well as bursary for living expenses
Info and Availability: Thai student under 35 years of age studying international law – Must commit service to the Thai Revenue Department, Ministry of Finance
Contact Info: Royal Thai Government Scholarships Office of Educational Affairs Royal Thai Embassy 1906 23rd Street, NW Washington, D.C. 20008 USA Tel: (202) 667-9111

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Latin America - Approved for US Study

Western Hemisphere Fulbright Scholarships

Provider: U.S. Government
Amount: Varies
Info and Availability: Available for citizens of Antigua and Barbuda, Ecuador, Jamaica, St. Lucia, Argentina, Chile, El Salvador, Mexico, St. Vincent & Grenadines, Colombia, Grenada, Nicaragua, Barbados, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Paraguay, Bolivia, Dominica, Haiti, Peru, Uruguay, Brazil, Dominican Republic, Honduras, St. Kitts and Nevis, and Venezuela
Contact Info: Fulbright.state.gov

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Ghana, Nigeria and Senegal - Approved for US Study

International Fellowships Program

Provider: The Association of African Universities
Amount: The Fellowship will cover tuition, living allowance, travel, and health insurance
Info and Availability: Be residents or resident nationals of Ghana, Nigeria and Senegal – Hold a Bachelor’s degree or a Master’s degree as the case may be – Have at least 3 years work experience – Have substantial experience in community service or development-related activities – Possess leadership potential evidenced by their employment or at the community level – Propose to pursue a post-graduate degree that will directly enhance their leadership capacity in a practical, policy, academic, or artistic discipline or field corresponding to one or more of the Foundation’s areas of endeavor – Present a plan specifying how they will apply their studies to social problems or issues in their country. – Commit themselves to working on these issues following the end of the Fellowship Period
Contact Info: AAU.org

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Scandinavia - Approved for US Study

The American Scandinavian Foundation

Provider: The American Scandinavian Foundation
Amount: Varies
Info and Availability: The American-Scandinavian Foundation (ASF) offers over $500,000 in funding to Scandinavians to undertake study or research programs (usually at the graduate level) in the United States for up to one year – Candidates for awards are recommended to the ASF by our cooperating organizations. In order to apply submit applications to the appropriate cooperative organization (see below). Awards are made in all fields. – Contact the ASF’s cooperating organizations for specific information regarding eligibility, award size and application deadlines.
Contact Info: The Denmark-America Foundation Nørregade 7A, 1. tv. 1165 Copenhagen K, Denmark Web site: www.wemakeithappen.dkThe League of Finnish-American Societies Mechelininkatu 10A SF-001 00 Helsinki, Finland Web site: www.sayl.fiThe Icelandic-American Society P.O. Box 320 121 Reykjavík, Iceland Web site: www.iceam.isThe Norway-America Association Radhusgt. 23B 0158 Oslo, Norway Web site: www.noram.noThe Sweden-America Foundation Box 5280 S-102 46 Stockholm, Sweden Web site: www.sweamfo.se

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Women - Approved for US Study

AAUW International Fellowships

Provider: The American Association of University Women
Amount: Varies
Info and Availability: International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not United States citizens or permanent residents – Both graduate and postgraduate study at accredited institutions are supported – Several fellowships are available for study outside of the U.S. – Questions about applications must be directed to the Iowa City office, please call 319/337-1716 ext. 60 or e-mail aauw@act.org
Contact Info: AAUW.org

National Organization for Women Legal Defense and Education

Provider: National Organization for Women Legal Defense and Education
Amount: Varies
Info and Availability: Any graduate studying/intended career in law or public policy – foreign nationals studying in the US – Must demonstrate character, leadership,seriousness of purpose, and service commitment to others
Contact Info: Fund Internships ATTN: Coordinator 99 Hudson Street New York, NY 10013-0

The Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund

Provider: World Bank Group
Amount: $7,000
Info and Availability: For women who are nationals of a developing country (not a US permanent resident) – At least 25 years of age, plans to return to her country in about two years, and have financial need
Contact Info: The World Bank Group 1818 H Street, NW, Room G-1000 Washington, D.C. 20433 USATel: (202) 473-8751 MMMF@worldbank.org

International Federation of University Women Fellowships and Grants

Provider: International Federation of University Women
Amount: Fellowships: 8,000 to 10,000 Swiss francs Grants: 3,000 to 6,000 Swiss francs IFUW Recognition Award: 1,000 Swiss francs
Info and Availability: Women graduates and members of IFUW national federations and associations or IFUW Independent Members are eligible to apply. – Fellowships are awarded for a period of 8 to 10 months for the continuation of original independent research, scholarship, or study in any second- or third-year doctoral or postdoctoral program. Grants are awarded for a minimum of two months of research, training, or study in any postgraduate program. IFUW Awards are also available for a minimum of two months; the use of funds varies by award. Between 16 and 25 fellowships and grants are made available per competition. – Women from Australia, France, Great Britain, India, Israel, Japan, Norway, South Africa, Switzerland, and the USA are eligible for scholarships. The fellowship, grant, or award must be applied to research or study in a country other than the country in which the applicant earned her first degree.
Contact Info: Contact Form Additional Information

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Developing Nations - Approved for US Study

Aga Khan Foundation

Provider: Aga Khan Foundation
Amount: Scholarships are awarded on a 50% grant : 50% loan basis through a competitive application process once a year in June or July.
Info and Availability: The Aga Khan Foundation provides a limited number of scholarships each year for postgraduate studies to outstanding students from developing countries who have no other means of financing their studies. – Applications for short-term courses are not considered; neither are applications from students who have already started their course of study – The main criteria for selecting award winners are: l) excellent academic records, 2) genuine financial need, 3) admission to a reputable institution of higher learning and 4) thoughtful and coherent educational and career plans. – Candidates are also evaluated on their extra-curricular interests and achievements, potential to achieve their goals and likelihood to succeed in a foreign academic environment – Applicants are expected to have some years of work experience in their field of interest – Preference is given to students under 30 years of age – The Foundation assists students with tuition fees and living expenses only – The cost of travel is not included in AKF scholarships – Applicants are requested to make every effort to obtain funding from other sources as well, so that the amount requested from the Foundation can be reduced to a minimum – Preference is given to those who have been able to secure some funding from alternative sources – Half of the scholarship amount is considered as a loan, which must be reimbursed with an annual service charge of 5% – A guarantor is required to co-sign the loan agreement – The payback period is five years, starting six months after the study period funded by the Aga Khan Foundation.
Contact Info: AKDN.org

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