“I realized that I am not alone on this journey. So many other undocumented folks also want to become lawyers.” — Stephanie Medina, Pre-Law Fund Grantee

"I realized that I am not alone on this journey. So many other undocumented folks also want to become lawyers." — Stephanie Medina, Pre-Law Fund Grantee

Immigrants Rising’s Pre-Law Fund will provide grants to low-income immigrants who are planning to attend law school. We provide grants of up to $2,500 to cover LSAT preparation (courses, tutoring, self-study materials, etc) and law school application fees. In addition to financial support, recipients will be connected to Immigrants Rising’s network of legal professionals.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Must have participated in all 4 days of Immigrants Rising’s Pre-Law Bootcamp
  • Foreign-born
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Do not have permanent residency (green card) or citizenship in the U.S.
  • Currently attending or have graduated from a college or university
  • Intending to apply to law schools in Fall 2024 for the 2025-2026 admission
  • At least a 3.0 GPA or equivalent on a 4.0 scale in college (or provide an explanation of extenuating circumstances if GPA is lower than 3.0)

The deadline for the application has extended to Monday, January 22, 2024.


THANK YOU!

This year’s Pre-Law Fund is made possible because of the generous financial support of these incredible donors: Kathryn Abrams, Tanya Broder & Theodore Wang, Yuen & Sandra Gin, The Arturo & Rosa González Family Giving Fund, Johanna Hartwig & Stefano DeZerega, Barry Hovis, Elizabeth J. Kramer Charitable Fund, Francine Lipman, Nakada Hoang Donor Advised Fund, Jeannie & Christopher Rhee, Larry Hilblom Foundation.

Want to make a donation to support the Pre-Law Fund? Please contact Beleza Chan.

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