Scholarships

Find out more about scholarships offered by NYLS and other groups, grants, and work-study.

Scholarships

The Office of Admissions and Student Financial Services makes every effort to inform students of scholarships offered by New York Law School and external groups.

We also encourage you to explore any other outside scholarships for which you might be eligible; doing so can help you reduce the amount you might need to borrow. We’ve confirmed the external scholarship links below, but when searching on your own, it’s important to perform due diligence before submitting information or application to outside organizations.

Donor Scholarship Program

The Donor Scholarship Program at NYLS is a valuable resource for students financing their legal education. Donor Scholarships are funded through generous donor contributions and offered exclusively to NYLS students. The donors who have contributed these scholarship funds are dedicated to the success of our student body and recognize the importance of helping qualified candidates reduce their dependence on personal resources and/or student loans.

Award amounts range from $500 to $7,500.

Judge Judy Sheindlin ’65 Honors Scholars Program

The Judge Judy Sheindlin ’65 Honors Scholars Program paves the way for women to attend law school through a fully funded scholarship, book stipend, and more for each scholar.

This program is made possible by a historic gift from Judge Judy Sheindlin ’65.

Learn more about the Judge Judy Sheindlin ’65 Honors Scholars Program.

Wilf Impact Public Interest Scholars Program

The Wilf Impact Public Interest Scholars Program educates and trains a new generation of social justice leaders through substantial renewable, full-tuition scholarships; summer internship funding; and postgraduate fellowships.

This program is made possible by a historic gift from the Wilf Family Foundation.

Learn more about the Wilf Impact Public Interest Scholars Program.

External Scholarships

We encourage students to look outside of the School for scholarship opportunities. These sites can help you begin your research:

In addition, we will post external scholarship opportunities as they become available.

Office of Admissions and Student Financial Services
Admissions  •  T 212.431.2888  •  T 1.877.937.NYLS (Toll-Free) •  E admissions@nyls.edu
Financial Aid •  T 212.431.2828 •  E financialaid@nyls.edu

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