The LL.M. mentorship program by IDIA Kerala aims to resolve this problem by providing students who are wishing to pursue an LL.M. in foreign universities, guidance with their applications.
What is IDIA?
Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access to Legal Education (IDIA) started as a student-run movement in 2010 from West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences. Founded by Prof. (Dr.) Shamnad Basheer, the movement seeks to empower underprivileged students and help them transform into leading lawyers and community advocates by giving them access to quality legal education
IDIA Kerala Chapter is run by the students of the National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi.
About NUALS Kochi
The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS) is the first National Law University established in the State of Kerala. The National University of Advanced Legal Studies was established by a statute passed by the Legislative Assembly of the State of Kerala in 2005.
Why this LLM Mentorship Programme?
Often, students lose out on their opportunity to pursue an LL.M. from several top foreign universities because of not knowing how to draft their CVs or writing their SOPs and LORs.
Each student will be assigned a mentor who will help and guide them with their applications and other associated procedures. The mentor will either be a student or alumni of the institution that you’ll be applying to. All mentors are volunteering with IDIA on a pro bono basis.
What to Expect From the Program?
- Complete guidance at all stages of the application process.
- Three one-on-one mentoring sessions of thirty minutes each.
- University specific guidance for application.
- Mentors from colleges you want to apply to.
- Information and personal experiences from mentors about different universities abroad.
- Evaluation of curriculum vitae, statement of purpose, letter of recommendation and all other documents/essays necessary for application.
- Personalized feedback
The mentors include people from New York University, University of Cambridge, Queen Mary University of London, National University of Singapore, Sciences Po and MIDS Geneva.
How to Apply for the Program?
Send us your CV along with your preferred universities to idiakeralaevents[at]gmail.com. They will get back to you with further details.
Mentorship for each university is priced at Rs. 1,000/-
Prices may vary if the student wishes to apply to two or more universities.
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