The Utah Center for Legal Inclusion (UCLI), with the generous support of the Utah State Bar Foundation, offers this scholarship to pre-law applicants.
LSAT Diversity & Inclusion Scholarship
The scholarship is aimed at expanding opportunities for students pursuing legal education who have a strong record of service to Utah’s underrepresented communities and commitment to advancing equity and inclusion. College students, recent graduates, and others in the state of Utah anticipating taking the LSAT within the current and following year when the scholarship is granted are invited to apply.
To be eligible, applicants must:
- Be in school in Utah or be currently residing in Utah;
Be a member, either currently or in the recent past, of educational, non profit, or civic organizations who serve diverse communities;
Have taken, registered to take, or commit to take the LSAT in the current year or following year from when the scholarship is awarded; and
Not be receiving significant assistance for LSAT related expenses from other sources
Awards are selected by a review committee of UCLI staff, and attorney and partner organization volunteers. Applications are evaluated on the following criteria:
Future potential to promote inclusion and belonging in Utah’s legal profession;
Demonstrated record of service to diverse communities throughout Utah;
Academic and professional history;
Personal qualities and strengths; and
The Scholarship helps to offset the expenses of studying for and taking the LSAT. Awards are offered to reimburse recipients, up to their reward amount for qualifying costs associated with the exam. Qualifying costs include the LSAT exam registration fee and the tuition and materials for any of the various LSAT preparatory courses.
Visit the following website to see if you may qualify for fee waivers available through the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) to cover LSAT costs and other law school application costs
*Fee waivers are not given retroactively, and applications are due at least six weeks prior to test dates.