Graduate Admissions

Taxation Program Scholarships

Applicants with a US JD applying for Fall entry, including those applying to the full-time LLM in Taxation, are encouraged to submit the application form and materials before the February 1 priority deadline in order to be considered in the rolling decision-making process for scholarships. (There is no priority deadline for Spring entry.)

Admitted students selected to receive a scholarship from NYU will be notified by e-mail along with further instructions on how to accept the award. All scholarship decisions are final and non-negotiable.

M. Carr Ferguson Scholarship
This full tuition scholarship is awarded annually to one full-time candidate for the LLM in Taxation degree.  Candidates for this scholarship should demonstrate academic excellence, engagement with the field, high potential to contribute to the Law School community, and/or interest in public service. The recipient of this scholarship will be expected to write a research paper of publishable quality under the guidance of a faculty member.

Michael I. Saltzman Scholarship
A partial-tuition scholarship is awarded annually to one full-time candidate for the LLM in Taxation degree. Candidates for this merit-based scholarship should demonstrate an interest in pursuing tax controversy or tax litigation practice.

McDermott, Will & Emery Scholarship 
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time candidate for the LLM in Taxation who has demonstrated academic excellence and a potential to contribute to the field of estate planning. The recipient of this partial-tuition award commits to writing a research paper in the field with the view to submitting the piece to writing competitions.

Graduate Tax Program Scholarships
The Graduate Tax Program (GTP) offers awards in amounts up to the full cost of tuition to full-time LLM in Taxation candidates. These merit-based scholarships are awarded to applicants who have outstanding academic records and show exceptional promise for their contribution to the GTP.

Gerald L. Wallace Fund Scholarships
A select number of partial-tuition scholarships based on merit are awarded to full-time candidates in the LLM in International Taxation program.