Master of Laws (LL.M.)
Master of Laws (LL.M.)
Moritz LL.M. Scholarship
The Moritz LL.M. Scholarship is awarded to outstanding LL.M. applicants who will contribute to the intellectual diversity and strength of the LL.M. program. All applicants, regardless of citizenship, or country where their LL.B. was earned, are eligible for this scholarship. To be considered, applicants should complete the Supplemental Scholarship Essay. The complete application and the Supplemental Scholarship Essay must be received by March 15.
Jones Day Scholarship
The Jones Day Scholarship for Moritz College of Law LL.M. Program is supported by the generosity of Jones Day, one of the world's largest and most successful international firms. In keeping with its role in helping to globalize the marketplace, Jones Day has continued its generous support for the Moritz College of Law by sponsoring an annual scholarship for a talented Chinese lawyer from the People's Republic of China. One scholarship, or two partial scholarships, will be awarded to study in Moritz's LL.M. Program. The scholarship seeks to support students who show promise through a record of community service, academic or professional achievement, leadership and/or overcoming hardship. In awarding the scholarship, we seek candidates who have the capability and commitment to share their perspectives with other LL.M. students and the J.D. students at Moritz.
To apply for either the Moritz LL.M. Scholarship OR the Jones Day Scholarship:
All application materials, including the Scholarship Supplemental Essay, must be received by March 15.
To apply for the scholarships, please prepare a brief essay of no more than 500 words, addressing any special circumstances, not already discussed in your personal statement, that explain the basis for consideration for this scholarship. These include:
- financial need;
- academic achievements and honors;
- a description of professional experience and special accomplishments; and
- possible contributions to the Moritz community.
The essay can be:
Uploaded as an attachment through the LSAC online application system,
Sent via postal mail to:
Moritz College of Law
55 West 12th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1391
The Moritz College of Law offers partial tuition waivers to Fulbright award winners, effectively lowering the tuition amount to Ohio resident rates. Applicants must apply through the Fulbright program in their home countries. Often applications must be received one year in advance of planned matriculation. For full details, visit the U.S. State Department's Fulbright Program for Foreign Students website.
Citizens from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, the Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, or Uzbekistan are eligible for the Edmund S. Muskie Ph.D. Fellowship. The Moritz College of Law offers partial tuition waivers to Muskie fellows, effectively lowering the tuition amount to Ohio resident rates. For full details, visit the Muskie program website.
General Reference Sites for Funding
In addition to providing resources for funding, these sites cover a variety of topics related to studying and living in the U.S.
Other Possible Funding Resources for International Students*
- American Association of University Women Educational Foundation Fellowships and Grants
- Australian Federation of University Women Scholarships
- Australian Federation of University Women Fellowship Fund
- Brazil - Fundação Estudar
- Canada - Mackenzie King Scholarships
- Ford Foundation International Fellowships Program (IFP)
- Fulbright Grants
- Golden Key National Honor Society Member Scholarships
- International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
- International Federation of University Women (Scholarships for women from Australia, France, Great Britain, India, Israel, Japan, Norway, South Africa, Switzerland and USA)
- Italian Student Loan Fund - Fondo Per Studenti Italiani
- Japanese Association of University Women
- Latin America - Inter-American Agency for Cooperation and Development (IACD) of the Organization of American States (OAS) Graduate Fellowships Program
- Mexico - Fulbright Commission in Mexico (COMEXUS)/Fall 2012 Admitted Students
- Mexico - Comisión Nacional para la Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT)
- Mexico - Fund for Development of Human Resources (FIDERH)
- P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund for Women
- Poland - Kosciuszko Foundation Fellowships & Grants
- World Bank Scholarships Program
*The Moritz College of Law does not endorse any particular foundation.
Potential Loan Sources for Foreign Study*
- Global Student Loan Corporation (GSLC)
GSLC offers student loans for international students. GSLC does not require a U.S. citizen or permanent resident to co-sign the loan.
- International Student Loan Program (ISLP)
ISLP is a loan program for international students to study in the United States.
- Sallie Mae
Sallie Mae is the leading provider of education funding in the United states.
*The Moritz College of Law does not endorse any particular loan organization.