African Legal Impact LL.M Scholarships at University of California USA

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The African Legal Impact LL.M Scholarships was developed to encourage enrollment of students from Africa seeking improved legal education in University of California, Berkeley. However, because funds are very limited, the scholarship can only be provided to two exceptional candidate each year.

The University of California is a public land-grant research university system in the U.S. state of California. The university consist of the campuses at Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, and Santa Cruz, along with lot of research centers and academic abroad centers.

The university was established on March 23, 1868, and operated in Oakland before moving to Berkeley in 1873. Over time, lot of branch locations and satellite programs were founded. The University of California started to reorganize itself into something distinct from its campus in Berkeley in March 1951, with the university President Robert Gordon Sproul staying in place as chief executive of the UC system, while Clark Kerr became the first chancellor of UC Berkeley and Raymond B. Allen became the first chancellor of UCLA.

The University of California has 10 campuses, 24,400 faculty members, 143,200 staff members, a combined student body of 285,862 students, and more than 2.0 million living alumni. The university is governed by a Board of Regents whose independence from the rest of the state government is protected by the state constitution.

Major publications generally rate most University of California campuses as being among the best universities in the world. The University of California campuses have large numbers of different faculty in almost every academic discipline, with the university faculty and researchers having won 71 Nobel Prizes as of 2021.

In 2019, the University of California controls more than 12,658 active patents. The university researchers and faculty were responsible for 1,825 new inventions that particular year. The university presently describes itself as a ten campus system.

The university campuses are rated highly by various publications every year. Six University of California campuses rate in the top 50 U.S. National Universities of 2022 by U.S. News & World Report, with UCLA, UC Berkeley, UC Santa Barbara, UC San Diego, UC Irvine, and UC Davis all rated in the top 50.

In addition, Four University of California campuses also rated in the top 50 in the U.S. News & World Report Best Global Universities Rankings in 2021, namely UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC San Francisco, and UC San Diego.

The University of California San Francisco is rated as one of the top universities in biomedicine in the world and the UCSF School of Medicine is rated 3rd in the United States among research-oriented medical schools and for primary care by U.S. News and World Report.

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Worth of African Legal Impact LL.M Scholarships

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

Eligibility for African Legal Impact LL.M Scholarships

  • To be qualified for the scholarship, you must own Citizenship or primary residence in Africa
  • You also need an academic merit to be qualified for African Legal Impact LL.M Scholarships
  • Each candidate need a Statement of Intention describing what he/she plans on achieving in Africa after graduating from the LL.M. professional track.
  • To be qualified for African Legal Impact LL.M Scholarships, you must be admitted to the LL.M. professional track program. Scholarship application procedures will be provided to qualified admitted students.
  • Each scholar must maintain a minimum grade standard of ‘P’ (pass) or higher in all classes during the first semester in order to maintain scholarship qualification during the second semester.

How to Apply for African Legal Impact LL.M Scholarships

  • To apply for the scholarship, transcripts and letters of recommendation should be sent to LSAC in advance to allow time for processing.
  • For more information about African Legal Impact LL.M Scholarships, visit the university’s official website.

Application Deadline for African Legal Impact LL.M Scholarships

The application deadline for the scholarship is December 18, 2021.

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