Quinnipiac University School of Law Merit Scholarships (March 1 priority deadline)
All applicants who are offered admission receive automatic merit scholarship consideration. 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. The notification will outline the amount of the award and the criteria needed to maintain the merit scholarship or grant. Traditionally, scholarships range from $10,000 to $40,000 per year and may be renewed at one-hundred percent annually, if the student's class rank at the law school is in the top half.
Dean's Fellows Scholarships (Feb. 1 application deadline)
The Dean’s Fellows awards are full-tuition scholarships recognizing 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. These awards may be renewed annually if the student’s class rank at the law school is in the top seventy-five percent. Dean's Fellows candidates are required to submit an additional essay. The application deadline for Dean's Fellows candidates is Feb. 1. More information
Distinguished Scholar Awards / Diversity-Based Awards (March 1 priority deadline)
The Distinguished Scholar awards range from $10,000 to $40,000 per year and are awarded on the merits of the applicant's entire admissions application with emphasis on undergraduate academic record, personal statement, LSAT score, and potential to contribute to diversity on campus. In awarding the scholarships, Quinnipiac University School of Law will engage in a highly individualized, holistic review of each applicant's file, giving serious consideration to all the ways an applicant might contribute to a diverse law school community. Scholarships are renewable each year if the recipient is in good academic standing. More information
Scholarship Retention Data
|Students Matriculating in||# Entering with Conditional Scholarships||# Whose Conditional Scholarships Have Since Been Reduced or Eliminated|
* 2013: 10 reduced/12 eliminated
** 2012: 19 reduced/15 eliminated
*** 2011: 13 reduced/15 eliminated
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.