EAPL Scholars Experiences:
All EAPL Scholars will matriculate through the N.C. A&T Liberal Studies Department following the Accelerated Pathway to Law School track. A flow chart demonstrating the timeline of activities is provided below. As EAPL Scholars, students will participate in career, personal, and professional development activities; receive academic and career advisement from dedicated Pre Law advisors; participate in programs designed to increase exposure to law school and law education such as the Buddy System Program and the Shadow a Law Student Program; interact with Elon Law faculty through programs such as the Elon Law - N.C. A&T Law Series held on the N.C. A&T campus; and develop meaningful relationships with a talented group of equally motivated students with the desire to obtain a law degree.
-High school senior with a desire to pursue a career in law
-SAT combined verbal and quantitative scores of at least 1,000 or ACT composite score of at least 22
-Minimum GPA of 3.2 (weighted or unweighted)
-Evidence of service to her or his community
-There is no requirement that the student already be admitted to N.C. A&T at the time of application
How to apply: The application process will be managed through the N.C. A&T Pre-Professional Scholars Program Office. Candidates will apply by completing the following application. In addition, the following items will be submitted:
-Two letters of recommendation should be sent to Dr. White at email@example.com. Letters should be from at least one teacher and an academic advisor/mentor/supervisor addressing some or all of the following points. Recommenders should include examples.
*The student's academic abilities
*How well the student interacts with other students and teachers
*Desire to serve her or his community
*Motivation to pursue a law degree
*Other factors that the committee should consider
-An official transcript
-Photo of student
(Official transcript and photo may be mailed in one packet to: Dr. C. Dinitra White, PPSP Director; North Carolina A&T State University, 1601 E. Market St., Barnes Hall G24, Greensboro, NC, 27411)
If selected, students who meet the program criteria will be invited for an interview on the N.C. A&T campus. Students who are out-of-state or unable to travel to the university will be invited to interview via telephone. The committee will select 6 to 9 students for participation in the APLS program. Additionally, 2-4 alternates will be selected.
Any questions about the APLS Program or application should be forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org.