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We created this spreadsheet for the UH Manoa Pre-Law Advising Center.
Corrections, welcome.
- Elisabeth Steele Hutchison, esteele@hawaii.edu
University of Hawai'i at Manoa | William S. Richardson School of Law
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Applicants: Please contact individual law schools for the most accurate information.
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Law School or OrganizationProgramEligibilityURLDate Accessed
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American Indian Law Center, Inc PLSI Pre-Law Summer Institute for American Indians and Alaska Natives "Any American Indian or Alaska Native who plans to attend law school may
benefit greatly from attending the Institute the summer before."
http://ailc-inc.org/PLSI.htm9/23/2014
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Appalachian School of LawPre-Admission Summer Opportunity "PASO participants who successfully complete the program may be offered
admission to the entering first-year class in August of the year in
which they complete the program.
http://www.asl.edu/Admissions/Pre-Admission-Summer-Opportunity-.html9/23/2014
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Baruch College - CUNYThe Max Berger Pre-law Fellows Program"The Max Berger Pre-law Fellows Program is an intensive law school preparatory program geared towards assisting and propelling high potential Baruch College students to gain admission to the nation's top law schools. Max Berger Pre-law Fellows are chosen from Baruch College freshmen, sophomores and juniors who demonstrate a high level of academic promise and desire to pursue a career in the legal profession."http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/careers/law/law_activities.html9/23/2014
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Cornell University Law SchoolCornell University Prelaw Program in New York City"The program is designed for undergraduates who will complete their sophomore year or higher by June 2014, and for college graduates who wish to gain an accurate, comprehensive understanding of America's legal system. "http://www.sce.cornell.edu/ss/programs.php?v=PRELAW&s=Overview9/23/2014
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Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO)CLEO 2014 Six=Week Pre-Law Summer Institute"Applicants must be eligible to attend an ABA-approved law school at the completion of the program. Applicants must also have obtained a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university prior to the start of the summer institute."http://www.cleoscholars.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=page.viewPage&pageID=522&nodeID=29/23/2014
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Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO)Attitude is Essential"You must have been accepted to an ABA-Accredited Law School in order to apply." http://www.cleoscholars.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=page.viewPage&pageID=520&nodeID=29/23/2014
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Florida State University College of LawSummer for Undergraduates"College students enrolled at two-and four-year institutions, in all
majors and from all backgrounds, are invited to apply following their
freshman year. We particularly welcome students from groups historically
underrepresented in the legal profession."
http://www.law.fsu.edu/summer_undergraduates/index.html9/23/2014
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Harvard University Law SchoolTrials"Trials is a unique partnership of NYU School of Law, Harvard Law School,
and the Advantage Testing Foundation. It is a fully subsidized summer
study program for students of modest means whose backgrounds are
currently underrepresented at the nation’s top law schools."
http://trials.atfoundation.org/program/index9/23/2014
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Indiana CLEO Summer Insititute"To be eligible for the Indiana CLEO program, all applicants must be
college graduates by the time the Summer Institute is scheduled to begin
and must have an active application on file with one of the four
Indiana law schools"
http://www.in.gov/judiciary/cleo/2402.htm9/23/2014
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ITT Chicago-Kent College of LawPre-Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program"All students are encouraged to apply who will not have received their
bachelor degree by the start of the program, but preference will be
given to those who will have completed their first and second years of
college by the start of the program."
http://www.kentlaw.iit.edu/academics/pre-law-undergraduate-scholars-program9/23/2014
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The JD ProjectLaw School Bootcamp"The Law School Boot Camp is a 8 week online distance learning program designed to provide that intense preparation.
Must be admitted to law school, be on a wait-list or have an active
application on file at a law school.​ Scholarships are available."
http://lawschoolbootcamp.org/2/24/2015
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John Marshall Law SchoolPre-Law Summer Institute"The Pre-Law Summer Institute (PLSI) is a week-long program, which
prepares historically under-represented minorities for the legal
profession by introducing students to the rigors of law school. "
http://www.jmls.edu/diversity/programs/pre-law-summer-institute.asp9/23/2014
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The JD ProjectLaw School Bootcamp"The Law School Boot Camp is a 8 week online distance learning program designed to provide that intense preparation.
Must be admitted to law school, be on a wait-list or have an active
application on file at a law school.​ Scholarships are available."
http://lawschoolbootcamp.org/2/24/2015
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New York State Judicial Institute, Pace Law SchoolNew York Legal Education Opportunity Program (NY LEO)"Due to fiscal constraints, the NY LEO Program will not be held in 2014."http://www.courts.state.ny.us/attorneys/leo/index.shtml9/23/2014
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New York University School of LawTrials"Trials is a unique partnership of NYU School of Law, Harvard Law School,
and the Advantage Testing Foundation. It is a fully subsidized summer
study program for students of modest means whose backgrounds are
currently underrepresented at the nation’s top law schools."
http://trials.atfoundation.org/program/index9/23/2014
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Ohio Northern University Pettit College of LawSummer Pre-Law Undergraduate Program"The PLUS program is designed to increase the number of lawyers from
underrepresented groups by introducing freshmen and sophomores college
students to the skills important for success in law school."
http://www.onu.edu/node/263959/23/2014
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Prarie View A&M UniversityPre-Law Institute for Mentoring Students (Pre-LIMS) Program"The Program is primarily directed for college students from
disadvantaged groups that are underrepresented in the legal profession."
http://www.pvamu.edu/pages/6568.asp9/23/2014
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Rutgers University, Camden School of LawPLUS Program at Rutgers University School of Law"A four-week immersion program into the legal world, the primary purpose of the program was to increase the diversity and quality of applicants applying to law school while also promoting the success of underrepresented minorities in the legal profession."http://camlaw.rutgers.edu/plusprogram9/23/2014
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SEO Corporate Law Internship ProgramSEO Corporate Law Internship Program"SEO Career’s Law program is the only program of its kind to offer 0L (pre-law school students) an opportunity to intern with a top firm. Interns will observe and experience first-hand the day-to-day duties and responsibilities of corporate attorneys at some of the nation’s most prestigious firms."http://www.seo-usa.org/career/internship-overviews/corporate-law9/23/2014
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Seton Hall Law SchoolThe Summer Institute of Pre-Legal Studies (Pre-Legal) "The program, which is hosted by Seton Hall Law School, seeks to increase the number of disadvantaged students who apply and gain admission to law school."http://law.shu.edu/About/News_Events/Program_Highlight/summer-institute-prelegal-studies.cfm9/23/2014
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St. John's University School of LawThe Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights and Economic Development"A national leader on issues of racial and ethnic diversity, The RHB Center offers cutting-edge academic events as well as signature pipeline programs, such as the award-winning Prep Program for College Students, designed to increase diversity in the legal profession, the legal academy, and higher education administration."http://www.stjohns.edu/law/ronald-h-brown-center-civil-rights-and-economic-development9/23/2014
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St. Mary's University School of LawMinority Pre-Law Student Symposium"The symposium is for minority high school and college students interested in pursuing a legal education. Students spend a Saturday on the St. Mary’s campus learning about the law school application process, admissions, financial aid, student life and career options."https://www.stmarytx.edu/academics/law/centers/pre-law-symposium/9/23/2014



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State University of New York at Buffalo School of LawPrelaw Undergraduate Scholars Program (PLUS) at SUNY Buffalo Law School"SUNY Buffalo Law School is a four-week summer residency program for 20 academically promising college students who have completed their freshman or sophomore year, but who will not begin their junior year before the end of the program. "http://www.law.buffalo.edu/scholarsProgram/about.html9/23/2014
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Stetson University College of LawStetson University Summer Pre-Law Institute"Students enrolled in the Institute will spend four weeks on the DeLand campus taking a critical thinking and writing course designed for pre-law students and two-weeks at the College of Law in an immersion program designed to introduce students to the law school experience and the practice of law."http://catalog.stetson.edu/other-academic-opportunities/pre-professional-programs/stetson-summer-pre-law/9/23/2014
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Suffolk University Law SchoolSU+PLUS"The DiscoverLaw.org Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars program at Suffolk Law School, or SU+PLUS, will host 20 freshmen and sophomores from groups historically underrepresented
in the legal profession. These undergraduates will participate in an
intensive four-week residential summer institute beginning in June 2012."
http://www.suffolk.edu/50644.html9/23/2014Link works, but has not been updated since 2012
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The Ohio State University, Michael E. Moritz College of LawSummer Pre-Law Program at the University of Oxford in Oxford, England"All interested and qualified sophomores, juniors, and seniors are
encouraged to apply. Qualified juniors and seniors at other U.S.
colleges or universities are also welcome to apply. "
http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/programs/oxford/prelaw/index.php9/23/2014
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Thomas M. Cooley Law SchoolCollege Prelaw Summer Institute"Open to college sophomores, juniors, and seniors"http://www.cooley.edu/events/cleo.html9/23/2014
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UALR William H. Bowen School of LawPre-Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program"The primary purpose of the PLUS Program is to help increase the
number of law students from historically underrepresented groups. To
that end, the program is open to the following persons:
Those belonging to groups historically underrepresented in law school;Those attending historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs);Those attending American Indian tribal colleges;Those attending Hispanic-serving institutions (HSIs); andThose who have experienced significant economic or educational disadvantages.
The program is principally targeted at students completing their
freshman and sophomore years in college. However, a small number of
students completing their junior year are accepted as well.
http://ualr.edu/law/plus/9/23/2014Can't find the eligibility info . Link still works, but the page has not been updated since 2009.
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University of Arkansas, Fayetteville School of LawUniversity of Arkansas LSAC DiscoverLaw.org PLUS Program"LSAC’s DiscoverLaw.org PLUS Program is an immersive four-week (June 7 – July 3, 2014) summer program for up to 20 students entering their sophomore or junior year in fall 2014. The program focuses on the inclusion of the following groups:

students from colleges or universities with historical or significant populations of African American, Asian American, Latino, and American Indian students;
who are the first generation in their family to attend college;
who experience significant financial challenges; and
student populations which are historically underrepresented in law school.
LSAC’s DiscoverLaw.org PLUS Program at the University of Arkansas is sponsored by the Law School Admission Council (LSAC). Preference will be given to students who are DiscoverLaw.org registrants."
http://law.uark.edu/academics/plusprogram/9/23/2014
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University of Baltimore School of LawCharles Hamilton Houston Scholars Program"The Charles Hamilton Houston Scholarship Program helps under-represented college freshmen and sophomores develop the
academic skills needed to  improve undergraduate performance and enhance
their opportunity for admission to and success in law school."
http://law.ubalt.edu/admissions/diversity/chhsp/9/23/2014
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University of California Davis School of LawKHOP - King Hall Outreach Program"You are eligible to apply for inclusion in KHOP if you meet all of the following criteria:
You currently attend a four-year college as a sophomore or have two
years before graduating from your undergraduate institution. (This
includes students who will be transferring from a community college to a
four year college or university beginning the immediate Fall following
the first KHOP summer program.)You currently attend college or will be transferring to a college
within the greater Sacramento area (no more than 3 hours from
Sacramento) by this upcoming Fall.You are considered a first-generation college student (no parent or legal guardian has a bachelor's degree) OR
you come from an economically underserved community or disadvantaged background, defined as your
parents' household income being less than or equal to 200% of the
federal poverty guidelines (http://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty/ ) for the corresponding household size.You have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher as calculated on the LSAC
4.33 scale and guidelines (A+ count as 4.33, NP/NC count as 0.0, etc.)
as indicator of potential for academic success.You intend to apply to law school, but no earlier than Fall of your last (senior) year of college.
Higher consideration given to students previously identified by current or previous enrollment in a TRIO
program (i.e. EOP, Upward Bound, Academic Talent Search,SSS, McNair,
etc) or other college outreach programs such as STEP, PUENTE, MESA,
CAMP, etc."
http://www.law.ucdavis.edu/prospective/outreach/KHOP.html9/23/2014
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University of California Davis School of LawUC Davis School of Law Pre-Law Boot Camp"You are eligible to apply if you meet all of the following criteria:
You currently attend a four-year college as a junior or senior. This program is open to non-UC Davis students.You are considered a first-generation college student (no parent or legal guardian has a bachelor's degree) OR
you come from an economically disadvantaged background defined as
having a household income less than or equal to 200% of the federal
poverty guidelines http://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty/ ).You have a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher calculated using the LSAC
4.33 scale and guidelines (A+ count as 4.33, NP/NC count as 0.00, etc.)
as indicator of potential for academic success.You intend to apply to law school, but not currently in the process of applying for 2013 enrollment.You have not previously completed PLBC or KHOP."
http://www.law.ucdavis.edu/prospective/outreach/pre-law-boot-camp.html9/23/2014
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University of California-Irvine School of LawUC Irvine School of Law’s Pre-Law Outreach Program"You are a full-time undergraduate student at an accredited college or university (this includes a community college)
You do not plan to submit any applications to law school until Fall 2015 or later
You have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
You are from a disadvantaged background, which may include one or more of the following factors (you only need to meet one of these requirements):
Family income within 200% of the federal poverty guidelines per aspe.hhs.gov/poverty
First-generation college student
Limited familial exposure to post-college education and career opportunities
English is not the primary language in the home of origin
Overcoming educational hardships and challenges
You must attend all six Saturday sessions of POP 2014,9 a.m.-2 p.m. each day: June 21 and 28, July 12, 19, 26, and August 2. There are no exceptions for those studying abroad."
http://www.law.uci.edu/prelaw/9/23/2014
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University of Houston Law CenterUHLC Pre-Law Pipeline Program"The UHLC Pre-Law Pipeline Program is a preparatory program specifically
designed to provide resources to undergraduate students who are first
generation, low income, or members of groups underrepresented in the
legal profession who are interested in pursuing a career in law."
http://www.law.uh.edu/pipeline/Application.asp2/11/2015
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University of Detroit Mercy School of Law Special Summer Program (SSP)"Each summer, the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law operates a
conditional admissions program also known as the Special Summer Program
(SSP) for minority, disadvantaged, or disabled applicants who do not
meet the minimum standards of the entering class, but who show potential
for the study of law. "
http://www.law.udmercy.edu/index.php/admissions/special-summer-program9/23/2014
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University of Iowa College of LawPhilip G. Hubbard Law School Preparation Program"Especially encouraged to apply are students attending a four-year public or private college in the state of Iowa, and students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, and Tribal Colleges. However, all interested students currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program should apply. Students who have already completed a bachelor’s degree are not eligible for the program."http://www.law.uiowa.edu/prospective/pre-law/hubbard.php9/23/2014
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University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of LawTennessee Institute for Pre-Law (TIP) Program "The TIP program is for Tennessee or Border County Resident (Crittenden County in Arkansas and De Soto, Marshall, Tate & Tunica Counties in Mississippi) A graduating college senior or applicant who will have obtained a baccalaureate degree prior to program commencement and able to demonstrate diversityhttp://www.memphis.edu/law/futurestudents/guide/prelaw.php9/23/2014
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University of Minnesota Law SchoolMinnesota Pre Law Scholars Program (MPLS)"College students considering law school, especially rising-seniors and
those from groups historically underrepresented in law school are
encouraged to apply. The program is open to undergraduate students (and
recent alums) from any undergraduate institution."
http://www.law.umn.edu/legaledprograms/mpls-program.html9/23/2014
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University of Missouri- Kansas CityUMKC PLUS"The PLUS Program is designed for college students who have
completed 24-60 college credit hours; are currently enrolled in a college or
university; are registered with DiscoverLaw.org; and have an interest in law as
a career. Students from
all academic majors and backgrounds are encouraged to apply."
http://law.umkc.edu/pdfs/discover-plus-letter.pdf9/23/2014Note: info is on a PDF
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University of Texas - El PasoLSPI College Summer Program,
UTEP's LAW SCHOOL PREPARATION INSTITUTE
"The LSPI is open to UTEP undergraduate students of any major."http://academics.utep.edu/Default.aspx?tabid=677269/23/2014
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University of Texas at San AntonioSummer Law School Preparation Academy"Applications are released in January and due March 1 for priority consideration, and April 15 for regular consideration; applications received after April 15 will be reviewed on a space-available basis. Applicants must include a 1 to 2 page personal statement describing their interest in the SLSPA and in law school, a résumé, and at least one letter of recommendation. While there is no GPA requirement, an applicant’s overall GPA will factor heavily into the admissions decision. Students with less competitive GPA’s may want to discuss in their personal statements other factors that have affected their academic performance and reasons why their GPA may not be indicative of their abilities."http://www.utsa.edu/ilpa/academy.html9/23/2014
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Villanova University School of Law"Villanova Law will not host a PLUS program this year, however, information on PLUS programs can be found by visiting DiscoverLaw.org."http://lawweb2009.law.villanova.edu/Student%20Life/Diversity%20at%20VLS/Pre-Law%20Program.aspx9/23/2014page not found
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Wake Forest University School of LawWake Forest Law School Summer Pre-Law Program for Undergraduate"The goal of the program is to give college students a realistic view of
law student life and to educate them about the career opportunities of
lawyers."
http://news.law.wfu.edu/2012/03/wfu-law-school-offers-new-pre-law-program-to-undergrads/9/23/2014
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West Virginia University College of LawSummer Law Institute "Any eligible West Virginia resident who is a freshman or sophomore at a
college or university in the state; a minority freshman or
sophomore—regardless of state residency—at a West Virginia college or
university. Eligibility requirements include: first-generation college
student and socio-economic status."
http://law.wvu.edu/summer-law9/23/2014page not found
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Whittier Law SchoolHochner Pre-Admission Summer Program"The Admissions Committee identifies candidates for the Hochner Program
during the regular admissions process (from the pool of applicants who
have applied for admission to the J.D. program). Usually, these students
are wait-listed first, and then notified of the invitation to
participate in the program."
http://www.law.whittier.edu/index/apply/hochner-program/9/23/2014page not found
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Widener University School of LawWidener Law Jurist Academy: Delaware and Harrisburg Campuses

"Law School Prep Program for Rising College Juniors and Seniors"http://law.widener.edu/Academics/JuristAcademyAdmissions.aspx9/23/2014
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William Mitchell College of LawSummer Partnership in Law (SPIL) "The Summer Partnership in Law (SPIL) program offers undergraduate
students and graduates a law school experience to help them learn if
law school is for them. "
http://web.wmitchell.edu/diversity/see-yourself-at-mitchell/summer-partnership-in-law/9/23/2014
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Yale Law SchoolYale Law School Liman Fellows "The fellowship is open all students attending Barnard, Brown, Harvard,
Princeton, Spelman and Yale, including graduating seniors. Applicants
must be prepared to spend 8 to 10 weeks of the summer working on an
internship in public interest law."
http://www.law.yale.edu/intellectuallife/limanaboutthefellowship.htm9/23/2014
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