Each year the School of Law awards renewable Dean's Scholarships to entering law students who have strong academic records and possess other outstanding qualifications for the study of law. Over the past few years, the Law School has awarded an annual average of more than $10 million in scholarship money to admitted students. Specific requirements to maintain the award are detailed in the student's initial scholarship notification (Dean's Scholarships are typically for the fall and spring semester Law School tuition only).
No separate application is required for the Dean's Scholarships; all admitted students are automatically considered for them. Typically, the award process begins in mid-December and continues on a rolling basis as long as funds are available. Specific requirements to maintain the award are detailed in the student's initial scholarship notification. To ensure the award of the Scholarship, recipients must accept their scholarship award and pay the two $500 seat deposits by the required dates. The letter of admittance and enclosure outline the enrollment verification process.