University of Miami School of Law and Young ICCA are pleased to announce its competition is now open for a full-tuition scholarship available to be awarded to an outstanding Young ICCA member to attend the University of Miami's International Arbitration LL.M. The winner is chosen on the basis of an essay competition and an assessment of skills and achievements.
Process for 2014-15 Competition
For this competition, candidates must submit an online application* with $50 application fee for the LL.M. program. They must also submit the following documents to email@example.com by Friday, May 1, 2015:
- A written essay of no more than 6000 words. The essay should also include an executive summary of no more than 500 words. Proposed essay topics include:
- What is the effect of international arbitration on public governance?
- May investors pursuing a claim against a State rely on more than one treaty?
- What is the consequence of a State's failure to respect the New York Convention?
- What are the ethical dimensions of the functions of international arbitral institutions?
- TOEFL score (minimum of 92)
- personal statement*
- 2 letters of recommendation
- official transcripts
- notarized copy of diploma
For a full description of the required documents listed above, excluding the essay, please visit the Admissions webpage.
Decision on the scholarship recipient shall be made by the end of May, 2015.
* Candidates must indicate in their personal statements that they are applying to the UM/Young ICCA scholarship and should include "UM/Young ICCA scholarship" in the subject line of any e-mails to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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