Scholarships: International Arbitration LL.M.

e Fellows“It is a great honor to be the E-Fellows scholarship holder and without this scholarship, I would not have been able to come to Miami.  My great experience of studying here is built on this scholarship.”

Luca Thönes, LL.M. in International Arbitration '17
Associate, LUTHER Rechtsanwälte, Hamburg, Germany 
eFellows Scholarship Recipient, 2016-17


Each year, several scholarships are awarded to outstanding applicants to the White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. on the basis of skills and achievements.

International Arbitration Scholarship Offerings:

  • White & Case/Carolyn B. Lamm Scholarship: One full-tuition scholarship ($49,500) awarded by the University of Miami School of Law and White & Case LLP.
  • Young ICCA Scholarship: One full-tuition scholarship ($49,500) awarded by the University of Miami School of Law and Young ICCA to a Young ICCA member.
  • International Arbitration Institute Scholarship: One or more partial-tuition scholarships awarded by the University of Miami’s International Arbitration Institute.    
  • Vis Moot Scholarship: One half-tuition scholarship ($24,750) is available for a present or past student participant, coach or arbitrator in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition in Vienna, Austria or the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (East) Competition in Hong Kong, SAR China. Applications must be completed by May 15.
  • UBA-Rosario Moot Scholarship: One half-tuition scholarship ($24,750) is available for a present or past student participant, coach or arbitrator in the UBA-Rosario Competencia Internacional de Arbitraje.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Moot Scholarship: One half-tuition scholarship ($24,750) is available for a present or past student participant, coach or arbitrator in the FDI Moot competition.
  • e-Fellows Scholarship: One half-tuition scholarship ($24,750) is available for a present or past participant of the E-fellows LL.M. Day in Berlin, Frankfurt or Munich, Germany.

Scholarship Application Process and Deadline

With the exception of the Young ICCA Scholarship, no separate application is required for scholarships offered by the International Arbitration LL.M. Program. Students who submit a complete application for admission are automatically considered for these prestigious scholarships upon admission to the program on the basis of skills and achievements.

Applications for admissions and scholarships are considered on a rolling basis, with a priority deadline of February 15. Interested students are encouraged to apply even after the priority deadline of February 15. Applications for admission are accepted until the beginning of program studies in August and January, and scholarships may still be available at a later time


Other Sources of Funding

Additional scholarships may be available through United States governmental or international organizations, such as the Yellow Ribbon Scholarship Program for U.S. veterans, the Fulbright Graduate Student Scholarship Program and Education USA for international students, the Cobb Family Fellowship for graduates of the University of Iceland, the Organization of American States (OAS) Scholarship Program for nationals of OAS member states, the Margaret McNamara Education Grant, and the American Association of University Women (AAUW) International Fellowship Program. In addition, funding for international students may be available in their home countries, such as through the  Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) (Germany), BECAS (Chile), the Yamaguchi Foundation (Japan), the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission (SACAM) or World Wide Studies (Ukraine); similar programs exist in many other countries.

Graduate Research Assistant Program: International Arbitration LL.M. students may be selected to serve as Graduate Research Assistants to Miami Law's International Arbitration Institute or individual Miami Law faculty conducting research on international or foreign law issues. To be considered for a Graduate Research Assistant position, students should speak to their program director.

 

CONTACT US

Phone: 305-284-1965
E-mail: iallm@law.miami.edu


PROGRAM LEADERSHIP


Director Sandra Friedrich
previously practiced law at Latham & Watkins in New York in the firm’s International Dispute Resolution practice group focusing on complex commercial and investment arbitration matters as well as related litigation proceedings. The firm is consistently ranked by Vault Law 100 as one of the Top 10 most prestigious law firms based on perceptions of practicing lawyers at peer firms.

Professor Jan Paulsson is the Faculty Chair of the program.
Marike Paulsson is the Director of the International Arbitration Institute at Miami Law.
Arlene Buchanan is the Program Coordinator.

See all Arbitration faculty

RELATED NEWS & EVENTS

Arbitration Institute Dedication
The law firm White & Case made a gift to name the International Arbitration LL.M.
See All Arbitration News
See List of International Arbitration Institute Lectures

CONTACT US

Phone: 305-284-1965
E-mail: iallm@law.miami.edu


PROGRAM LEADERSHIP


Director Sandra Friedrich
previously practiced law at Latham & Watkins in New York in the firm’s International Dispute Resolution practice group focusing on complex commercial and investment arbitration matters as well as related litigation proceedings. The firm is consistently ranked by Vault Law 100 as one of the Top 10 most prestigious law firms based on perceptions of practicing lawyers at peer firms.

Professor Jan Paulsson is the Faculty Chair of the program.
Marike Paulsson is the Director of the International Arbitration Institute at Miami Law.
Arlene Buchanan is the Program Coordinator.

See all Arbitration faculty

RELATED NEWS & EVENTS

Arbitration Institute Dedication
The law firm White & Case made a gift to name the International Arbitration LL.M.
See All Arbitration News
See List of International Arbitration Institute Lectures