Scholarships: International Arbitration LL.M.

Join us for an upcoming virtual chat on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 6:00 PM ET with White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. Director Sandra Friedrich to learn more about the program and its remarkable scholarship opportunities.


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

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PROCESS

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 LL.M. application are automatically considered for these prestigious scholarships upon admission to the program based on academic and professional skills and achievements. 

For more information on the LL.M. application process for admission and scholarships, please click here


Carolyn Lamm/White & Case Scholarship 

For the Carolyn Lamm/White & Case Scholarship, one full-tuition scholarship ($54,750) is awarded by the University of Miami School of Law and White & Case LLP.

"When I learned that I was awarded the scholarship, the obvious feeling was pure happiness. I could not be more pleased and honored to be the recipient of the scholarship, and I am sincerely thankful to both Carolyn Lamm and Miami Law for investing in me."
Daria Kuznetsova (Russia)
LL.M. International Arbitration '20
Carolyn Lamm/White & Case Scholarship Recipient, 2019-2020


Young ICCA Scholarship

For the Young ICCA Scholarship, one full-tuition scholarship ($54,750) is awarded by the University of Miami School of Law and Young ICCA to a Young ICCA member.

Ignacio Bracho Gonzalez“I can confidently say that there is not another program that could offer all the benefits and opportunities that Miami Law's International Arbitration LL.M. does. The classes in this program are taught by the leading arbitration practitioners in the field which have been involved in almost every major arbitration case in the world, providing the students a unique insight about the practice of arbitration and an invaluable opportunity to learn from the experience of the individuals responsible of the so-called 'golden age' of arbitration.”

Ivan Ignacio Bracho Gonzalez (Venezuela)
J.D./LL.M. International Arbitration '19
Young ICCA Scolarship Recipient, 2017-18 
Associate, Hogan Lovells, Miami, Florida, USA


International Arbitration Institute Scholarship

For the International Arbitration Institute Scholarship, one or more partial-tuition scholarships are awarded by the University of Miami’s International Arbitration Institute.    

Ana Lombardía VillalbaI chose the program on International Arbitration offered by the University of Miami as it is one of the most prestigious programs in the U.S. I truly believe that Miami is right now ‘the place to be’ when it comes to the future of international arbitration.”

Ana Lombardía Villalba (Spain)
LL.M. International Arbitration '16
International Arbitration Institute Scholarship Recipient, 2015-16
International Case Director, International Centre for Dispute Resolution (ICDR), Miami, Florida, USA


Vis Moot Scholarship

For the Vis Moot Scholarship, one half-tuition scholarship ($27,375) is available for a present or past student participant, coach or arbitrator in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition, which takes place in Vienna, Austria, or the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot (East) Competition, which takaes place in Hong Kong, SAR China.

In addition, the $50 application fee will be waived for any Vis Moot Participant who directly applies to Miami Law's International Arbitration LL.M. program through the University's Online Application System. Please indicate your participation in the Vis Moot in your application materials. 

Miniussi

Thanks to the Vis Moot Scholarship, I was able to attend extremely interesting courses taught by some of the most renowned international arbitration practitioners in the world. I was impressed not only with their teaching skills but also that the professors meet with students outside of class to answer questions and often give real-life career tips that are extremely helpful for our job search.” 
 

Mariafiore Miniussi (Italy)
LL.M. International Arbitration '19
Vis Moot Scholarship Recipient, 2018-19
Asociate, Chiomenti, Milan, Italy


UBA-Rosario Moot Scholarship 

For the UBA-Rosario Moot Scholarship, one half-tuition scholarship ($27,375) is available for a present or past student participant, coach or arbitrator in the UBA-Rosario Competencia Internacional de Arbitraje.

In addition, the $50 application fee will be waived for any UBA-Rosario Competencia Internacional de Arbitraje who directly applies to Miami Law's International Arbitration LL.M. program through the University's Online Application System. Please indicate your participation in the UBA-Rosario Moot in your application materials. 

Read more about Miami Law's successful participation in the UBA-Rosario Moot here


Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) International Arbitration Moot Scholarship

For the FDI Moot Scholarship, one half-tuition scholarship ($27,375) is available for a present or past student participant, coach or arbitrator in the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) International Arbitration Moot competition.

In addition, the $50 application fee will be waived for any FDI Moot participant who directly applies to Miami Law's International Arbitration LL.M. program through the University's Online Application System. Please indicate your participation in the FDI Moot in your application materials. 

Ishaan Madaan (India)
LL.M. International Arbitration '19
FDI Moot Scholarship Recipient, 2019

 


AIJA - International Association of Young Lawyers Scholarship

For the AIJA Scholarship, one half-tuition scholarship ($27,375) is available for a member of AIJA, the International Association of Young Lawyers. 

In addition, the $50 application fee will be waived for any AIJA Member who directly applies to Miami Law's International Arbitration LL.M. program through the University's Online Application System. Please indicate your AIJA membership in your application materials.

Read more about the International Arbitration LL.M. Program’s collaboration with AIJA here.


E-Fellows Scholarship

For the e-Fellows Scholarship, one half-tuition scholarship ($27, 375) is available for a present or past participant of the E-fellows LL.M. Day in Berlin, Frankfurt or Munich, Germany.


In addition, the $50 application fee will be waived for any E-Fellows LL.M. Day participant who directly applies to Miami Law's International Arbitration LL.M. program through the University's Online Application System. Please indicate your E-Fellows participation in your application materials.

 
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 (Germany)
LL.M. International Arbitration '17
E-Fellows Scholarship Recipient, 2016-17
Associate, LUTHER Rechtsanwälte, Hamburg, Germany 


Moot Madrid Scholarship

For the Moot Madrid Scholarship, one half-tuition scholarship ($27,375) is available for a present or past student participant, coach or arbitrator in the Competición Internacional de Arbitraje y Derecho Mercantil, also known as the Moot Madrid, which takes place in Madrid, Spain. 

In addition, the $50 application fee will be waived for any Moot Madrid participant who directly applies to Miami Law's International Arbitration LL.M. program through the University's Online Application System. Please Indicate your participation in the Moot Madrid in your application materials.

Anna-Maria Riemer (Germany/Russia)
LL.M. International Arbitration '19
Moot Madrid Scholarship Recipient, 2018-2019

 

 


Scholarship Agreements with Academic Institutions and Orgranizations in Colombia

In an effort to promote stronger ties with foreign law schools and associations, Miami Law has entered into various cooperation agreements with institutions abroad, including the Center for Arbitration and Conciliation of the Chamber of Commerce in Bogotá, Colombia, and several Colombian universities.

The agreements offer several partial-tuition scholarships ($15,000) for all LL.M. programs that accept foreign-trained lawyers. Up to four outstanding law graduates from each university or four outstanding members of each organization are eligible. For further details and a complete list of current universities and organizations with agreements, click here. Please indicate your affilication with these institutions and organizations in your application materials. 


Other Sources of Funding

U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens may apply for Financial Aid. For information on submitting a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form, click here. International students may qualify for student loans through private lenders, such as Prodigy Finance or MPower Financing

Additional scholarships may be available through United States governmental or international organizations, such as:

In addition, funding for international students may be available in their home countries, through avenues such as 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.

 

Md Monzur Rabbi"I had never heard of a Fulbright and thought I'd give it a try. If I had known how competitive it is, I might not have applied. But I had been thinking about a dispute resolution center for a while and saw this as an opportunity to advance the idea towards reality...When I saw 'Congratulations' as the subject line of an incoming email, I had trouble concentrating on the rest of the meeting. It is such enormous honor."


Md Monzur Rabbi (Bangladesh)
 LL.M. International Arbitration '18
Fulbright Scholar 2017-18
Senior Partner & Head of Chambers, Rahman & Rabbi Legal
 


On-campus Employment for Domestic and International Students 

The University of Miami also provides a variety of on-campus employment opportunities for domestic and international students. For information on how to become a student employee, find jobs, or get information as a current employee, please click here.
 
Specficially, at the Law School, International Arbitration LL.M. students may be selected to serve as Graduate Research Assistants for 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.

More Information

Learn more about our scholarships, other funding opportunities and on-campus employment by watching this video of our December 2019 Online Information Chat led by Director Sandra Friedrich. For questions about the International Arbitration L.L.M. Program or any of these study options, please contact: iallm@law.miami.edu

 

CONTACT US

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


PROGRAM LEADERSHIP

Carolyn Lamm
Carolyn Lamm
– Distinguished Faculty Chair of the White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. Program
Carolyn Lamm is a partner and litigator in White & Case's Washington D.C. office and is a prominent practitioner in international arbitration and dispute resolution, trade matters and cross-border commercial federal court litigation. She is involved primarily in the representation of foreign corporate clients and foreign sovereigns.

Sandra Friedrich
Sandra Friedrich
, Director, White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. Graduate Law Program; Director, International Arbitration Institute; Lecturer in Law, 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.

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

Carolyn Lamm
Carolyn Lamm
– Distinguished Faculty Chair of the White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. Program
Carolyn Lamm is a partner and litigator in White & Case's Washington D.C. office and is a prominent practitioner in international arbitration and dispute resolution, trade matters and cross-border commercial federal court litigation. She is involved primarily in the representation of foreign corporate clients and foreign sovereigns.

Sandra Friedrich
Sandra Friedrich
, Director, White & Case International Arbitration LL.M. Graduate Law Program; Director, International Arbitration Institute; Lecturer in Law, 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.

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