LL.M. and J.S.D. Scholarships
McGeorge awards some academic merit and need-based scholarships to LL.M. and J.S.D students. These awards are made available by the allocation of University general funds, as well as the generosity of donors by means of endowed funds and alumni contributions.
Note: If you want to be considered for a scholarship, you must indicate it on your application. Applications are reviewed as they are submitted (rolling basis) and early applications are encouraged.
General Eligibility: All incoming LL.M. and J.S.D. students are eligible for scholarship consideration.
Deadline: Funding is limited — students are encouraged to apply as early as possible.
International Programs Fund: Young Lawyers
For the LL.M. in Transnational Business Practice, partial and full scholarships are available to incoming students of Asian or Asian-American origin, or to incoming students who will be engaged in an Asia-Pacific law project while enrolled in the program.
LL.M. Programs Endowed Scholarship
For the LL.M. in Transnational Business Practice, partial scholarships are available for incoming students. Recipients are selected on the basis of academic achievement, financial need, and career intent.
Emil Schnellbacher Memorial Scholarship
For the LL.M. in Transnational Business Practice, partial scholarships are available to incoming students who have a demonstrated interest in German or Austrian affairs, or who are involved with public agencies.
For each of our LL.M. and J.S.D. programs, partial scholarships are offered to incoming students based on financial need.
For each of our LL.M. and J.S.D. programs, partial scholarships are offered based on strong academic qualifications.
Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (RMMLF) Scholarship
The RMMLF offers scholarships to admitted LL.M. applicants who are to or enrolled full time at one of the Foundation’s Constituent Law Schools and who can demonstrate a commitment to the study of natural resources law (LL.M. in Water Resources Law). Scholarships may cover partial of full tuition.
How to Apply: Deadline is March 15, 2017. Go to https://www.rmmlf.org/professors-and-students/scholarships for information on how to apply.
Additional Funding Resources
In addition to our own scholarship program, you may qualify for some outside scholarship opportunities. You can find many of these opportunities at your local embassy or consulate office or at our Additional Funding Resources for International Students page.
For students applying to the LL.M. or J.S.D. program in Water Resources Law, the Association for California Water Agencies (ACWA) offers the Stephen K. Hall Water Law and Policy Scholarship. To apply, see: http://www.acwa.com/sites/default/files/page/2010/02/final-website-stephen-k-hall-water-law-and-policy-scholarship-guidelines-and-application-2017_distri.pdf
Financial Aid for U.S. Citizens & Permanent Residents
U.S. citizens and Legal Permanent Residents may also qualify for federal loans, often referred to as Financial Aid. For more information, please visit our Financial Aid Office.
Contact Clémence Kucera, Director, Graduate & International Programs and Centers of Distinction
Email | 916.739.7353 or 916.739.7019