Financial Aid For Law School
IMPORTANT: Check with the admissions office of the law schools to which you are applying. Many schools offer scholarships to both incoming and returning students.
Financial Aid for Law School: A Preliminary Guide
Law School Admission Council - a good overview.
Paying for Law School
Another good overview (from the Kaplan test prep people).
Financial Aid for Law School
Links to scholarships and loans.
Association of Trial Lawyers of America - Law Student Scholarships and Awards
AFTA offers several different scholarships.
The Michael A. Zamperini/W. Clay Burchell Scholarship
Provides financial assistance to a lesbian/gay student beginning his or her final fall semester of law school. To be eligible, the candidate must be enrolled at Golden Gate University School of Law. The scholarship amount varies, but is typically $1,000 to $2,000.
For more information, contact: Golden Gate University School of Law
Financial Aid Office
536 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
Many law schools forgive the loans of students who serve in public interest or non-profit positions. Contact the National Association for Public Interest Law (1666 Connecticut Ave., Suite 424, Washington, DC, 20009; 1-202-466-3686).