Emergency Response Personnel Scholarship
In recognition of service to their communities, Quinnipiac University School of Law offers scholarship opportunities for emergency responder personnel including police, fire fighters, paramedics, and emergency medical technicians. Scholarships may be given to active or retired emergency responders (paid or volunteer) enrolling in either the full-time or part-time program who have a demonstrated record of academic excellence. An applicant's status as an active or retired emergency responder should be noted in their resume. Scholarships may be renewed annually if the student’s class rank at the law school is in the top fifty percent.
International Law and Policy Award
The International Law and Policy Award is offered to applicants who exhibit an interest in international law and Quinnipiac University School of Law’s International Law and Policy Concentration. Demonstrated academic ability as well as international experience are considered when granting these awards. In addition to an award, an international scholar will receive monetary assistance towards one of the program offerings that would satisfy the international experience requirement for the concentration. This award may be renewed annually if the student’s class rank at the law school is in the top fifty percent.
LGBTQ Advocate Scholarship
Quinnipiac University School of Law is committed to supporting advocacy related to LGBTQ rights. This scholarship is open to applicants of all sexual orientations who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing LGBTQ issues. Applicants are selected on the basis of demonstrated academic ability, leadership qualities, and experience advocating for LGBTQ rights. An applicant’s resume and/or personal statement should highlight these activities. An applicant’s plan to use their law degree for further advocacy work of this type is also taken into consideration. Scholarships may be renewed annually if the student’s class rank at the law school is in the top fifty percent.
Military Appreciation Scholarship
In recognition of the bravery and dedication of our military troops, Quinnipiac University School of Law offers scholarship opportunities for applicants who have served or currently serve in the United States Armed Forces or reserves (any branch). An applicant should note their military status in the applicable section of the application. In addition to service to our country, an applicant’s academic record, in particular their undergraduate GPA and LSAT, will be considered. Scholarships vary in amount and are applied after any applicable veteran’s benefits. Scholarships may be renewed annually if the recipient is in good academic standing.
Public Interest Scholarship
Quinnipiac University School of Law provides scholarship funds to students who are committed to a career in public interest law. Applicants selected for these awards will be considered based on their commitment to public service, their demonstrated academic abilities, and their potential for leadership both here at the law school and in the outside community. Public service work will be defined broadly to include employment, advocacy, and/or volunteer activities, both in government and non-government arenas in topics including (but not limited to) civil rights, poverty, international human rights, environmental law, and health law. An applicant’s resume and/or personal statement should highlight these activities. Scholarships may be renewed annually if the recipient is in good academic standing.
The priority deadline for these scholarships and awards is March 1.
To apply, please visit the Law School Admissions Council website.
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