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University of Miami School of Law Announces Full Scholarship for Graduates of Ukrainian Law Schools

By Catharine Skipp

University of Miami School of Law Announces Full Scholarship for Graduates of Ukrainian Law Schools

By Catharine Skipp

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (March 8, 2022) – A new scholarship program in support of graduates of Ukrainian law schools has been announced by the University of Miami School of Law, offering one full-tuition scholarship for the academic year 2022-23 (current value $55,850) to attend one of the international LL.M. programs at Miami Law.

"We all have to do our part to show our support for Ukraine," Professor Caroline M. Bradley, Dean's Distinguished Scholar and associate dean for International and Graduate Programs.

The school will award the scholarship to a graduate of a Ukrainian law school seeking to pursue an LL.M. to study and write on topics related to armed conflict and its aftermath, including the law of war, the use of force, humanitarian law, transitional justice and international criminal law, as well as the effects of war on global commerce, contracts, and investments.

The school will automatically consider all applicants holding a law degree from a Ukrainian law school for this new scholarship, with completed applications by May 1, 2022.

In addition, the school will waive the $50 application fee for all applicants who graduated or are on track to graduating from Ukrainian law schools, and who directly apply to one of the international LL.M. programs at Miami Law through the University's Online Application System.

With one of the largest faculty who teach or do scholarly research in the area of international law of any American law school, the University of Miami School of Law is renowned for its Global and International Law Program. With an extensive course catalog in international, foreign, and comparative law, the University of Miami School of Law prepares students to work in a transnational global environment and address significant issues of international law and practice, and engage with global policy issues

"We believe that our strong international programs and our faculty expertise in international law, international human rights, international finance and trade, and international dispute resolution, among other subjects, can really benefit a Ukrainian law graduate looking to contribute scholarly work that can support the heroic efforts of Ukrainian people now and in the future," said Bradley.

Read more about Miami Law's international LL.M. programs