Stanford Law Scholars Institute

About the Stanford Law Scholars Institute

The Stanford Law Scholars Institute is a two-week fully-funded summer program with the goal of increasing diversity in the legal profession. The Institute provides support and training to undergraduate students seeking to explore careers in the law. The program supports underrepresented minority, first-generation, and low-income undergraduate students.

Participants in the institute spend two weeks at Stanford Law School learning about the law and legal field, the law school application process, and leadership skills. Students will also receive continuing support through the end of the law school application process, including LSAT preparation. Stipends, housing, and meal plans are also available to successful applicants.

Location of award, if applicable: Palo Alto, California

Eligible applicants:

-Must have a GPA of at least 3.2
-Must have completed one year of undergraduate coursework
-Must be enrolled full-time in a four-year college or university
-Must ensure that all visa requirements are met if the applicant is not a United States citizen

University endorsement required?

Citizenship requirement:

No citizenship requirement

The Stanford Law Scholars Institute application process:

Interested students should contact a CFSA advisor to assist with the application process. Full information is available on the Stanford Law Scholars Institute website.

Application materials include:
-Completed online application form
-Financial aid information
-Updated resume
-Personal statement
-Up to three letters of recommendation

Advising contact:

Center for Fellowship & Scholarship Advising  Email: More Information:

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