Georgetown Law is aware of the growing cost of legal education and is dedicated to providing as many financing options for LL.M. students as possible. Therefore, we have partnered with a number of top institutions worldwide to provide scholarship opportunities which may defray some or all of the cost of obtaining an LL.M.

COLFUTURO Scholarship

Georgetown Law has partnered with the Fundacion para el Futuro de Colombia (COLFUTURO) in the hopes of increasing the financial support available for graduate studies for Colombian students.

Students interested in this joint program will apply to one of Georgetown’s LL.M. programs through normal application procedures, meeting all the standard admission requirements established by Georgetown.

Students admitted to a graduate degree program offered by Georgetown will then submit a Loan-Scholarship application to COLFUTURO, following the normal application procedures and meeting all the standard requirements established by COLFUTURO.

Up to three selected students for this program will receive a scholarship of 33% towards tuition from Georgetown Law and $25,000 from COLFUTURO.

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Guatefuturo Scholarship

Georgetown Law has partnered with the Fundacion Guatefuturo (Guatefuturo) in the hopes of increasing the financial support available for graduate studies of Guatemalan students.

Students interested in this joint program will apply to one of Georgetown’s LL.M. programs through normal application procedures, meeting all the standard admission requirements established by Georgetown.

Students admitted to a graduate degree program offered by Georgetown will then submit a Loan-Scholarship application to Guatefuturo, following the normal application procedures and meeting all the standard requirements established by Guatefuturo.

Up to two selected students for this program will receive a scholarship of 50% towards tuition from Georgetown Law and $25,000 from Guatefuturo.

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Kunin Scholarship

The Bepina Sabalic Kunin Endowed Scholarship supports Croatian students pursuing graduate degrees at Georgetown. Contact kuninfund@georgetown.edu if you are interested in applying.

For more information, please visit: https://grad.georgetown.edu/financial-support/external-fellowships/other-special-prog/kunin-scholarship.

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Kronstein Scholarship

Established for Swiss students, the Kronstein scholarship has been set up in commemoration of Heinrich Kronstein who taught at Georgetown between 1942 and 1967; it is organized as a Swiss foundation and is funded today by alumni who have been granted the scholarship and have attended Georgetown University (the first recipient received a scholarship in 1958).

Application details can be found at: http://www.kronstein-stiftung.ch/.

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Renmin University (Beijing, China) LL.M. Scholarship

Each year, Renmin University in Beijing designates up to two LL.M. students as Renmin Scholars. These students are eligible to receive a tuition reduction equal to one half of Georgetown’s published tuition rate.

This program is open to Renmin students who are enrolled in the Renmin LL.M. program. An applicant from Renmin with an LL.B. or equivalent legal degree is eligible to attend Georgetown after completing one year of LL.M. study at Renmin. Other applicants must have completed two years of LL.M. study at Renmin before commencing their studies at Georgetown.

To apply for this program, students must be designated by Renmin University and must also complete the regular Georgetown LL.M. admissions application with all supporting documentation. Georgetown in its discretion may require an interview of students applying for this program. It is recommended that students apply early, preferably by the end of January.

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Shandor Scholarship

The Shandor Scholarship was established in 2003 to honor the late Ivan Shandor, a 1973 graduate of the University's Law Center. This partial-tuition scholarship is awarded with preference to law students enrolled in the LL.M. degree program at Georgetown who meet the following criteria: candidates are residents of, or have resided in Ukraine;are fluent in the Ukrainian language;and demonstrate a desire to promote democracy and uphold the rule of law in Ukraine. All admitted applicants who meet the requirements indicated here will be automatically considered by the Admissions Committee for the Shandor scholarship.

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TRACE Scholar Program

TRACE International, a globally recognized anti-bribery business association, invites applications for its TRACE Scholar Program, which fully funds one Georgetown international LL.M. student from a developing country to pursue studies related to advancing commercial transparency and raising anti-bribery compliance standards. The fellowship recipient will spend an academic year at Georgetown Law, followed by a paid summer internship at TRACE headquarters in Annapolis, Maryland.

In order to be considered for this scholarship, applicants must show a demonstrated interest in anti-corruption efforts, be from a lower to middle income country, and commit to returning to their country or region following the internship to pursue related work for a period of three years.

To apply for the program, indicate your interest in being considered for the scholarship on your LL.M. application form, and submit a supplemental essay of no more than 500 words on an issue related to anti-corruption.

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