Purpose: CSLA aims to support individuals who demonstrate both academic and professional excellence, and who have the potential to become civil society leaders in their home countries.
Eligibility: Only citizens or permanent residents of the following countries are eligible for the CSLA:
Structure: Successful candidates will receive the following support:
• Tuition and mandatory school fees
• Monthly stipend for room, board, and other living expenses
• Program-related travel • Accident/sickness insurance during the program
• Fund for educational materials and professional development
• All costs associated with the CSLA annual conference
• Possible internship support
• Pre-university writing program in July/August
• Note: CSLA does not provide funding for spouses/dependents
Selection: Deadline to Apply: March 1, 2014. Criteria for selection will include academic merit and the potential for contributing to the development of civil society in the countries listed above. To apply:
1. Submit an application (with all materials) to the LL.M. in American Law program by following the application instructions on the program’s website at (http://www.law.syr.edu/admissions-and-financial-aid/llm-admissions/index.aspx)
2. Register with the CSLA directory at (https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/Z5ZXJB9)
Applications will be reviewed by Syracuse Law and representatives of CSLA, and an interview may be necessary. Applicants will be notified of their award and admissions status in April 2014. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Visit http://law.syr.edu.
For a glossary of LLM terms, vist http://www.legalenglish.com/llm/glossary.php