University of California Berkeley African Legal Impact Scholarship for African Students 2020

The African Legal Impact was developed to encourage enrollment of students from Africa seeking advanced legal education. Because funds are extremely limited, the African Legal Impact can only be provided to two outstanding applicants each year.

Eligible Countries:

African countries

To be taken at (country): University of California, Berkeley

Field of Study:

Law

Type:

Masters

Eligibility: awards are based on:

  • Citizenship or primary residence in Africa
  • Academic merit
  • A Statement of Intention describing what the scholarship recipient plans on accomplishing in Africa after graduating from the LL.M. professional track
  • A complete application to the LL.M. professional track program received no later than December 15 (transcripts and letters of recommendation should be sent to LSAC well in advance in order to allow time for processing
  • Students must be admitted to the LL.M. professional track program before they can apply for this scholarship. application instructions will be provided to eligible admitted students.
  • Recipients must maintain a minimum grade standard of ‘P’ (pass) or higher in all classes during the first semester in order to maintain scholarship eligibility during the second semester.

Number of Awards: 2

Value of Award: This is a full-tuition waiver. Recipients will be responsible for paying only the $1,000 seat deposit, plus travel and living expenses.

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Duration of Programme: 1 year

How to Apply:

A complete application to the LL.M. professional track program received no later than December 15 (transcripts and letters of recommendation should be sent to LSAC well in advance in order to allow time for processing)

Deadline: Application closes December 1, 2019
Click here for more details and to apply

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