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School of Law Scholarships

Scholarships are an excellent way to supplement the cost of your legal education that is not covered by other financial aid you have received. Listed below are resources for exploring scholarship opportunities.

Explore Your Options

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Law Merit Scholarship

Scholarship

Various Amounts | Quinnipiac University

Scholarship

Students whose admissions qualifications demonstrate a potential for superior academic performance in law school will receive scholarship notification with their acceptance letter from the Office of Admissions.

Dean’s Fellows Scholarship

Scholarship

Full Law Tuition | Quinnipiac University

Scholarship

The Dean’s Fellows awards are full-tuition scholarships available to full-time applicants who possess a record of extraordinary scholarly achievement and leadership, have a demonstrated commitment to community through volunteerism, public service or civic activities, and show strong potential to be leaders during and after law school.

Distinguished Scholar Awards

Scholarship

Various Amounts | Quinnipiac University

Scholarship

Distinguished Scholar Awards are offered to incoming students who will contribute to the broad diversity of the law school community. Diversity includes, but is not limited to, geographic background, race or ethnicity, socio-economic status, gender, religion, sexual orientation, life and/or work experience, being a first-generation college student, or having overcome economic or social adversity.

Emergency Response Personnel Scholarship

Scholarship

Various Amounts | Quinnipiac University

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.

LGBTQ Advocate Scholarship

Scholarship

Various Amounts | Quinnipiac University

Scholarship

This scholarship is open to applicants of all sexual orientations who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing LGBTQ issues.

Military Appreciation Scholarship

Military Benefit

Various Amounts | Quinnipiac University

Military Benefit

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).

Public Interest Scholarship

Scholarship

Various Amounts | Quinnipiac University

Scholarship

Quinnipiac University School of Law provides scholarship funds to students who are committed to a career in public interest law.

Named and Endowed Scholarships

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Various Amounts | Quinnipiac University

Scholarship

Certain individuals and law firms have established and funded scholarships to be presented for excellence in specific fields of law and/or outstanding academic achievement or need. Students who have filed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are automatically considered.

Scholarship Retention Data

Students matriculating in # entering with conditional scholarships # whose conditional scholarships have since been reduced or eliminated
2019 95 41*
2018 73 30
2017 89 35

*Please note, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we waived the terms of our conditional scholarships for the Fall 2020 semester. These numbers reflect the conditional scholarships which have since been reduced or eliminated in the Spring semester of 2021.

As defined by the American Bar Association (ABA), a conditional scholarship is any financial aid award, the retention of which is dependent upon the student maintaining a minimum grade point average or class standing, other than that ordinarily required to remain in good academic standing.

Outside Scholarships

The Office of Financial Aid receives notification of various scholarships that are awarded by organizations other than the School of Law. These organizations have their own application and selection criteria for awarding private funds. Scholarships vary in amount and criteria and students are responsible for all application, renewal and disbursement paperwork. Please contact the office for more information.

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