Scholarships: Estate Planning LL.M.

Banner with estate planning imageryA limited number of fellowships to support advanced study in the field of estate planning are available to full-time students in the University of Miami School of Law's Heckerling Graduate Program in Estate Planning. 

FULL-TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS

The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) Student Writing Competition

A full-tuition scholarship to the Heckerling Graduate Program in Estate Planning for the 2018-2019 or 2019-2020 academic year is available to the first place winner of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC) Student Writing Competition. Candidates must apply and be admitted to the Graduate Program in Estate Planning as full-time students prior to the June 15, 2018 contest deadline to be considered for the scholarship.  Please visit the Mary Moers Wenig Student Writing Competition website for competition details. 

The American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law (RPTE) Student Writing Contest

A full-tuition scholarship to the Heckerling Graduate Program in Estate Planning for the 2018-2019 or 2019-2020 academic year is available to the first place winner of The American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law (RPTE) Student Writing Contest.  Candidates must apply and be admitted to the Graduate Program in Estate Planning as full-time students prior to the May 31, 2018 writing contest deadline to be considered for the scholarship.  Please visit the Law Student Writing Contest page for contest details. 

PARTIAL-TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS

Philip E. Heckerling Scholarship

The Philip E. Heckerling Scholarship is a partial-tuition scholarship available to a currently enrolled J.D. candidate or recent graduate (within the last three years) of the University of Miami School of Law with the highest J.D. grade point average (minimum 3.0 required).  Candidates must apply and be admitted to the Graduate Program in Estate Planning as full-time students prior to June 15, 2018.  

Additional Estate Planning Scholarships

Additional scholarship assistance may be available based upon financial need or on the basis of academic merit and the potential for excellence in the field of estate planning.  

For More Information

Please contact Laura Adams at ladams@law.miami.edu for additional information on available scholarships.

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Please contact Laura Adams, Program Coordinator at:
Phone: 305-284-4918
Fax: 305-284-6752
E-mailladams@law.miami.edu

Mailing Address
University of Miami School of Law
Heckerling Graduate Program in Estate Planning
1311 Miller Drive Room C-423
Coral Gables, FL 33146

Program Director

Tina Portuondo
Tina Portuondo the Director of the Heckerling Graduate Program in Estate Planning and the Director of the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning. She joined the Law School after practicing in the areas of tax and estate planning in New York and Miami. She is a Fellow of the American College of Trust & Estates (ACTEC) and the Past Chair of the American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section

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QUICKLINKS

Request Information
Apply Now

CONTACT INFORMATION

Please contact Laura Adams, Program Coordinator at:
Phone: 305-284-4918
Fax: 305-284-6752
E-mailladams@law.miami.edu

Mailing Address
University of Miami School of Law
Heckerling Graduate Program in Estate Planning
1311 Miller Drive Room C-423
Coral Gables, FL 33146

Program Director

Tina Portuondo
Tina Portuondo the Director of the Heckerling Graduate Program in Estate Planning and the Director of the Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning. She joined the Law School after practicing in the areas of tax and estate planning in New York and Miami. She is a Fellow of the American College of Trust & Estates (ACTEC) and the Past Chair of the American Bar Association’s Section of Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section

HELPFUL LINKS FOR STUDENTS & ALUMNI
Apply 
Housing Information
Course Descriptions
Faculty
Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning
Student Health Center Insurance 
Career Development
Area Hotels 
Map & Directions
Parking
Career Services
Order Transcripts or Diplomas