University of Washington School of Law Scholarships for Developing Countries in USA, 2017

This LLM scholarship is aimed at developing exceptional young leaders in the field of anti-corruption who are committed to advancing commercial transparency.

The University of Washington School of Law aspires to be the best public law school in the nation and one of the world’s most respected centres for interdisciplinary legal studies.

Study Subject: Scholarship is available to pursue studies related to strategies and tools for increasing transparency and reducing corruption.

List of Subjects: Anticorruption, international instruments, compliance or enforcement.

Scholarship can be taken in the USA

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicant must have a first degree in law or equivalent.

English Language Requirement: Strong English skills. The following minimum score is required, (test scores must be less than two years old): 580 TOEFL and 92 TOEFLiBT.

Note: Candidate may take the TOEFL after submitting his or her application if scheduling does not permit an earlier testing.


 Citizens of low or lower-middle income developing country can apply for this scholarship.

The necessary course level:

 Scholarship is offered to write LLM thesis.

How much is the scholarship award?:

  The TRACE Scholar Program will fully fund (with tuition, lodging and travel) an international lawyer from a developing country to pursue studies related to strategies and tools for increasing transparency and reducing corruption. The UW Law TRACE Scholar will spend an academic year at the University of Washington followed by a paid summer internship at TRACE headquarters in Annapolis, Maryland. The person selected as a TRACE Scholar must be ready to commence his/her studies in late August 2017 for a period of one year.

Criteria to be eligible:

 Applicants must meet the following guidelines

How to apply this scholarship?:

 Applications must be submitted by e-mail. Candidates should submit the following materials. The applicant should submit all of her materials, if possible, in one email or mailing. Please send documents in MS-Word, pdf or text file format. Do not send jpeg, gif or other photo scans.