Provide an Admission Letter to Syracuse University College of Law
Submit a complete scholarship application with all supporting.
Have not received other scholarship from the OAS for the same level of studies and/or program of study as.
Be a citizen and/or permanent legal resident of any OAS member state, except the United States.
Not be an OAS staff or individual who maintains employment contracts with the OAS or a staff of a Permanent Mission to the OAS or immediate relatives of a staff of a Permanent Mission to the OAS.
The Organization of American States (OAS), through the Department of Human Development, Education and Employement (DHDEE) and the Syracuse University College of Law are offering scholarships to qualified candidates of the Americas to participate in its Master of Laws program.
The scholarship includes 50% reduction of tuition fee as offered by Syracuse University and a one-time allowance to the top ranked candidates as offered by the OAS.
Program: Master of Laws (LL.M.) in American Law Program for Foreign Law Graduates
Modality: Onsite in Syracuse, New York, United States
Duration: 1 year
Fall: August 2016 / Spring: January 2017
If Enrolled in Fall: August 2017 / If Enrolled in Spring: December 2017
Conditional Admission Program: The College of Law offers conditional admission to students who may benefit from additional English language instruction at Syracuse University’s English Language Institute (ELI) before starting the LL.M. program.
“Legal English” Summer Session: The intense “Legal English” summer session at ELI is a 6-week program that focuses on legal reading and writing; listening and speaking skills; and an introduction to the U.S. legal system, legal procedures, and legal terminology. Additional scholarships may be provided.
Please note the following:
a) Students whose native language is not English will be required to submit one of the following as proof of English proficiency:
b) Proof that you have sufficient funds to cover remaining tuition and fees and other costs not covered by the scholarship by including one, or a combination, of the following documents with your scholarship application:
c) One of the letters of recommendation should be provided by a university professor and the other should be provided by your current or most recent employer that includes: the letterhead of the University/Institution, the Professor’s/Employer’s position within the University/Institution, date and signature.
d) Please note that you will be required to write two essays in the scholarship application form. The essays should be written in English. Each essay should have a minimum of 800 characters (not words) and a maximum of 2900 characters, including spaces.
Essay 1: Describe how acquiring this academic degree will directly impact and enhance your professional skills in your current job position or future career.
Essay 2: Explain how you intend to apply the acquired knowledge and experience in the specific field of study that you will pursue to the development of your country or region.
University Contact Information: For more information on the admission process please visit www.law.syr.edu or contact Andrew Horsfall at firstname.lastname@example.org.
La Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA) es el organismo regional más antiguo del mundo, creada en 1948. Es el principal foro político de la región, donde los países de Norte, Centro y Sur América y el Caribe avanzan en objetivos comunes. Se encarga de brindar apoyo a sus estados miembros, para el desarrollo de su capital humano e institucional. Ya sea proporcionado capacitación para funcionarios del gobierno como llevando a cabo programas de becas, de manera que el aprendizaje obtenido lo puedan verter en el país de origen. Hoy en día, la OEA reúne a los 35 Estados independientes de las Américas y constituye el principal foro gubernamental político, jurídico y social del Hemisferio. Además, ha otorgado el estatus de Observador Permanente a 69 Estados, así como a la Unión Europea (UE).
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