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University of California Berkeley African Legal Impact Scholarship, 2019



Application Deadline: 15th December 2018

University of California Berkeley Scholarship Invitation: Applications are currently ongoing for the University of California Berkeley African Legal Impact Scholarship for African Masters Students. Interested students can see the details and apply if eligible.

Study in USA: Apply for 2018 IIS Merit Scholarships at University of California, Berkeley

About University of California Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is a public research university located in Berkeley, California. Founded in 1868, Berkeley is the oldest of the ten research universities in the University of California system, and is often cited as the top public university in the United States.

Established in 1868 as the University of California, resulting from the merger of the private College of California and the public Agricultural, Mining, and Mechanical Arts College in Oakland, Berkeley offers approximately 350 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a wide range of disciplines.

University of California Berkeley African Legal Impact Scholarship Details and FAQs

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

When is the application deadline?

15th December 2018

Which countries are eligible for the scholarship?

African countries

In which host country will the awardees be studying?

University of California, Berkeley

Field of Study

Law

What is the category of this opportunity?

Masters

How do I know if I’m eligible for the scholarship?: Scholarship 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. 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.

 

How many scholarship awards are available?

2

What are the benefits of the award?

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

What is the duration of the program?me

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)

Programme Webpage

 

Earlier: Details About the IIS Merit Scholarships at University of California, Berkeley

The Institute of International Studies (IIS) at University Of California Berkeley invites applications from individuals who are interested in pursuing a degree program at the Institution.

The Institute of International Studies (IIS) Undergraduate Merit Scholarship supports undergraduate research in any area of international studies.

Application Deadline: Monday, 13th November, 2017.

Eligible Country: All

Eligible Fields of Study: International Studies and other related fields

Country To Be Taken: USA

Type: Undergraduate.

Value Of Scholarship: Merit scholarships will be up to $2000 each with the chance to win an additional $1000 for Best Research Summary.

Number Of Scholarships: Not specified

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must;

  • be International students
  • have applied or applying to UC Berkeley
  • have good academic records from previous educational programs

How To Apply: Click here to apply

Interested applicants must submit a one-page research proposal that addresses:

  1. The research question;
  2. Why it is important to the field of study;
  3. Qualification to conduct the research (i.e. related past or planned coursework, languages, etc.);
  4. A preliminary research plan (including the format for research, i.e. during EAP, as an independent study, etc.).

In addition, applications must include an unofficial transcript and one letter of recommendation, which can come from a GSI or faculty member.  Please ask your recommender to e-mail the recommendation letter directly to iis.grants@berkeley.edu.

Scholarship Webpage


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