UCLA School of Law is happy to announce Full Tuition Scholarship Programs for the academic year. The US, as well as non-US students, are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.
Scholarships are available to students applying to the first year of the JD program at UCLA. These are awarded to learn any of the Joint degree programs offered at UCLA School of Law.
Well-paid offer to get an education in the USA.
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University or Organization: UCLA School of Law
Course Level: JD program
Award: Full Tuition
Access Mode: Online
Number of Awards: Two scholarships are available
Nationality: the USA and well as Non-US students
The program can be taken in California, USA
Application Deadline: The application deadline for the UCLA Law Achievement Fellowship Program is January 2, 2020. Applicants must also take the LSAT or the GRE no later than November 30, 2019.
The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
- Applicants for admission to the professional curriculum of UCLA School of Law, leading to the degree of Juris Doctor, must have received a baccalaureate degree from an accredited university or college of approved standing before they begin their work at the law school.
- Students are admitted for the fall semester only. UCLA Law offers a three-year, full-time course of study. Evening, summer, and part-time programs are not offered.
- The USA and well as Non-US students are eligible to apply for this scholarship program.
UCLA Law Distinguished Scholars Program
The UCLA Law Distinguished Scholars Program is a merit-based full-tuition scholarship program for a small number of the most exceptionally qualified applicants who have determined that UCLA Law is their first choice. The designation as a UCLA Law Distinguished Scholar will be the highest honor bestowed upon members of the incoming J.D. class.
Recipients of the award who are California residents will be awarded full resident tuition and fees for three academic years, beginning in fall 2019, provided they remain students in good standing. Recipients who are not California residents will be awarded full non-resident tuition and fees for their first year of law school, and full California resident tuition and fees for their second and third years of law school.* No showing of financial need is required for these awards.
UCLA Law Achievement Fellowship Program
The UCLA Law Achievement Fellowship Program is a full-tuition scholarship program designed specifically for a small number of academically talented, high-achieving applicants who have also overcome significant obstacles in life, such as socioeconomic or educational – hardships, disabilities, or other major challenges. In keeping with UCLA Law School’s commitment to both access and excellence, in most circumstances, UCLA Law Achievement Fellows are likely to be the first in their family to attend graduate or professional school, though this is not an absolute requirement.
How to Apply
How to Apply: To apply to this program, applicants must complete the UCLA School of Law application, and are required to include an additional one page essay (by uploading it to their application) describing the obstacles they have overcome, what they are proudest of, and any other information that might bear on the strength of their candidacy and their contributions to the UCLA community. If you have questions regarding this program, you may email us at admissions-at-law.ucla.edu.
- Recipients of the award who are California residents will be awarded full resident tuition and fees for three academic years, beginning in fall 2019, provided they remain students in good standing.
- Recipients who are not California residents will be awarded full non-resident tuition and fees for their first year of law school, and full California resident tuition and fees for their second and third years of law school.