Far more scholarship dollars are flowing to star LL.M. students who have a strong academic and professional track record

Berkeley Law LL.M. Program featured in LLM Guide, March 11, 2020:

Berkeley Law in California has increased its scholarship budget over the past decade in order to attract top candidates, says director of admissions, Erin Weldon.

The scholarships are merit-based and each has a particular requirement, such as demonstrated interest in a particular area of law, such as social justice, or citizenship in a certain region, like Latin America.

Students are considered for scholarships at the time of admission and do not apply for them. “Candidates can make themselves stand out by making their application materials the best they can be, including a clearly articulated personal statement and an organized CV,” says Weldon.

“This is not the time for candidates to be shy; if they do not share with us the cool things they have done, awards they have won, and work that they are proud of, we may have no other way of knowing.”

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