Graduate Admissions

Taxation Program Scholarships

Prospective students interested in being considered for the M. Carr Ferguson, Michael I. Saltzman, McDermott, Will & Emery, or Graduate Tax Program Scholarships are encouraged to apply to the full-time LLM in Taxation before the priority deadline of February 3. Decisions regarding all scholarships for the full-time Taxation program are released on a rolling basis. Foreign-trained applicants to the LLM in International Taxation are considered for the Wallace Scholarship on the basis of their admissions application; no additional materials are required.

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.