LL.M. Program Students
Fordham Scholarship or Grant Aid: You may contact the LL.M. Program Office for information and guidance on scholarship or stipend eligibility.
Federal Student Loans: Available to eligible students enrolled and taking at least 6 credit hours per semester in either the part-time or full-time LL.M. program. See the Federal Loan section of the Law School Financial Aid website for a description of the types of loans available to you. To be eligible to borrow a federal loan, you also must meet the Federal Student Aid Eligibility requirements listed below.
If you meet the above criteria, complete the
Once you’ve completed the FAFSA, the Federal Student Aid Office will e-mail you a confirmation and a Student Aid Report (SAR). Please review the SAR carefully. The SAR will indicate if there are any questions regarding your Federal Student Aid eligibility. For example, if you recently became a U.S. naturalized citizen or a permanent resident of the U.S., the Federal Student Aid Office may ask that you submit proof of your recent eligibility status to the University Financial Aid Office for verification. If you have any questions regarding the information on the SAR, you may contact the Law School Financial Aid Office for clarification.
Please note that there are a number of steps in securing a Federal Student Loan through the Department of Education. Please be sure that you have completed all the Federal and Fordham University requirements to receive your Federal Education Loan(s).
Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan:
Federal Direct Graduate PLUS (Grad PLUS) Loan: Because the cost of attendance generally is not published until late May or early June, the Financial Aid Office recommends that you begin the Grad PLUS application process no earlier than June 1st and be sure you have completed the FAFSA and the Entrance Counseling for your Federal Education Loans. Then follow the steps below: