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

OAS AUWCL Scholarship

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Specific discipline
Various benefits
United States
30 Nov 2024
Application deadline


The Organization of American States is the world’s oldest regional organization, dating back to the First International Conference of American States, held in Washington, D.C., from October 1889 to April 1890.


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award



50% tuition fee waiver

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


Scholarship benefits are subject to the academic performance of the scholarship recipient and based on the availability of funds. In order to receive these benefits, the scholarship recipient should not be reported with an unsatisfactory academic performance due to absences or failing courses.

Applicable programmes


Expenses not covered by the scholarship, and which are the sole responsibility of the scholarship recipients, are: 

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); an

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.  

Scholarship requirements




United States


31 nationalities

Study experience required





Application deadline

30 Nov 2024

AUWCL and the OAS will select the scholarship awardees, based on the criteria listed above. The names of the scholarship recipients will be published in June/December.

Before applying for admission, applicants are encouraged to read the program description, and ensure that the study area fulfills their expectations and interests. 

Applicants must hold a Juris Doctor (JD) from a US law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) or a first degree in law from a foreign law school with equivalent standards. 

Submit a completed application form through AUWCL’s website along with supporting documents before the application deadline. 

International applicants must meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement (only for English program).

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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