Scholarships Merit-based
The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States

OAS – American University Washington College of Law

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Specific discipline
Various benefits
United States
01 Jun 2024
Application deadline


The OAS Academic Scholarship Program (Regular Program), established in 1958, grants scholarships every year for the pursuit of Master’s Degrees, Doctoral Degrees and Graduate Research leading to a university degree.


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award



50% of tuition fees + other benefits

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


Through its Department of Human Development, Education and Employment (DHDEE), GS/OAS supports OAS member States in creating policies and executing programs that promote human capacity development at all educational levels.

Applicable programmes


Remaining 50% of tuition fees;

Travel expenses (to and from the country of study), if applicable;

Mandatory university fees;

Cost of books and study materials;

Health insurance;

Graduation expenses;

Visa expenses (where applicable); and any other costs or additional living and study cost not covered by the scholarship.


To be considered for this scholarship opportunity, an applicant must:

  • Provide an unconditional admission letter to AUWCL.
  • This scholarship opportunity is open to new applicants to AUWCL who are from an OAS member state, except the United States, and are not for current OAS-AUWCL scholarship recipients.
  • Be a citizen and/or permanent legal resident of any OAS member state, except the United States.

The following applicants are ineligible:

  • Current OAS scholarship holders and Citizens and/or permanent residents of the United States.
  • GS/OAS staff and their immediate relatives or GS/OAS consultants.
  • OAS Permanent officials and their immediate relatives.

Scholarship requirements


Master of Laws (LLM)


United States


34 nationalities

Study experience required





Application deadline

01 Jun 2024

Applicants must provide all documentation requested by AUWCL. Once admitted into the program, AUWCL will issue an Admissions Letter to be considered for the Scholarship. 


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