Loyola University Chicago’s one-year Rule of Law for Development program will prepare you for jobs in the U.S. and other countries in the growing field of law and development, linking you to a network of relevant law firms and graduates from 60+ countries. . Our new online program offers masters degrees for both lawyers and other professionals, with optional immersion on Loyola’s campus in Rome, Italy.

Supported by:



  • All nationalities
  • Eligible applicants are returned Peace Corps Volunteers through the Paul D. Coverdell Fellows program.

Rule of Law for Development LLM:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree
  • Demonstrate experience and interest in rule of law and governance
  • Proficiency in English language

Rule of Law of Development MJ:

  • Hold a bachelor degree
  • Applicants must be able to demonstrate a professional connection to the subject area through: two years of professional experience; current employment in a closely related industry; or documented evidence of academic and professional preparation demonstrating an intention to pursue professional opportunities involving the rule of law.
  • Proficiency in the English language

Application and Selection Procedure:

On the Financial Support website, you can find detailed instructions for applying for scholarships.


  • College transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Statement of purpose
  • Peace Corps Description of Service (DOS)

Date and Deadline:

The applications for the 2022-23 program have been closed. And the applications for the 2023-24 program most likely would begin in July 1 next year

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Program Country(s)

United States of America


Rule of law for development


1 Year

Grant Details

Cover 50% tuition fee

Eligible Country(s)

International and domestic applicants

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