As a law student at SLU, you may be eligible to apply for the following scholarship opportunities that are unique to SLU. SLU LAW does not offer conditional scholarships as defined by ABA Standard 509(b)(3) and Interpretation 509-3.
Dean's Scholar and Dean Select Scholar Scholarships
Your completed application for admission serves as your application for scholarship. Scholarships are awarded to incoming first-year students based on the merit of their application. Applicants awarded a merit-based scholarship will be notified by the Office of Admissions at the time of their acceptance. Scholarships will be renewed each semester as long as the student remains in good academic standing.
Dean's Honor Scholarship
Students ranked in the top 10 percent after completing their first year of law school at Saint Louis University School of Law and who were not awarded a merit based scholarship upon their admittance to the School of Law are eligible to receive the Dean's Honor Scholarship to recognize their academic success. The scholarship is only applicable for the fall/spring semesters. Scholarship amounts will vary from year to year based on funding and will be awarded based on the student's enrollment status as of July 1. Students enrolled in 12 or more hours will receive the scholarship for four semesters (2 years) and students enrolled for 11 or fewer hours will receive the scholarship for six semesters (3 years). The Deans Honor Scholarship will be renewed each semester as long as the student remains in good academic standing. Awards will be determined after first-year rankings are released in June, with notification letters sent out to students in July/August.
The School of Law was founded in 1843 when there were less than 20 law schools in the nation. To commemorate the significance of that year, the School of Law established the 1843 Scholars Program. This scholarship rewards a small group of students for their outstanding academic achievements. The program awards a limited number of full tuition scholarships to incoming students each year. The 1843 Scholarship covers tuition for three years of full-time study and includes annual increases in tuition. Scholarships will be renewed each semester as long as the student remains in good academic standing.
Each year, outstanding applicants are nominated by faculty and administration in the School of Law. Nominees will notified with their Acceptance Package.
There are a variety of individuals who contribute to or enact endowed scholarships. These individuals often include alumni, spouses of alumni, relatives, students and friends of the University and the School. For prospective applicants, your admission application is also your application for endowed scholarships. Click here to review a list of endowed scholarships.
SLU Pregnant and Parenting Student Assistance Fund
This is a need-based fund for SLU students who are expecting a child or currently parenting a child while attending school. Review further eligibility details, deadlines, and the application here.
Students Helping Students Scholarship
Awards from this source are intended to cover a short-term need that’s not covered by other assistance. Some examples of need may include food, rent, gas or other necessities that may hamper a student from succeeding academically or from meeting his or her basic needs. To be eligible, a student must have taken all offered financial aid, including any loans available. Review further eligibility details, deadlines, and the application here.