Campbell Law School


Funding Your Dreams

No door should be closed to anyone who has opened their heart to serving others through law.  Through the generosity of our donors and Campbell University , we are able to award over $1 million in scholarships each year to incoming first-year law students.  Campbell Law considers each applicant for one of its generous Dean's Excellence Merit Scholarships, Campbell Undergraduate Scholarships, and Honoratos Emeritus Scholarships.

Campbell Law also invites competitive applications for its full-tuition Excellence in Advocacy Scholarship, Leadership Scholar Award, and Public Service Scholar Award.

Rewarding Excellence

 

Dean's Excellence Scholarship

Campbell Law dedicates considerable scholarship support for highly credentialed first-year students.  Scholarship assistance is awarded to entering students primarily based on the strength of their undergraduate GPAs and LSAT scores.  You need not apply for these scholarships. We award them automatically to qualifying students.

Campbell Undergraduate Scholars

Campbell Law values the connection to the University brought by Campbell undergraduate students who continue their studies with us.  Campbell Undergraduate Scholarships are thus available to qualified Campbell University graduates.  These $10,000 scholarships are renewable in each of the three years the Scholar attends Campbell Law, so long as the Scholar remains in good academic standing.  You need not apply for these scholarships.  We award them automatically to qualifying students. 

Honoratos Emeritus Scholarship

Campbell Law appreciates the service of the members of our Armed Forces.  This $15,000 annual scholarship serves those who have served.  The Honoratos Emeritus Scholarship is a three-year scholarship guaranteed for Veterans who have served honorably and matriculate at Campbell Law.  It is renewable in each of the three years the Veteran attends Campbell Law, so long as the Veteran remains in good academic standingYou need not apply for these scholarships.  We award them automatically to qualifying students. 

 

 Recognizing Your Talents 

In addition to the Dean's Excellence, Campbell Undergraduate, and Honoratos Emeritus Scholarships awarded automatically to qualified applicants, Campbell Law offers three highly prestigious, competitive, full-tuition awards for exceptional applicants who show great promise in advocacy, leadership, and public service.  Highly qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.  The deadline for submission of a complete scholarship application is March 14, 2014.

 

Excellence in Advocacy Scholarship

In keeping with Campbell Law’s mission to educate and develop vigorous advocates for championing and defending individual liberties and justice for all persons in the trial and appellate courtrooms of our nation, Campbell Law offers one prestigious Excellence in Advocacy Scholarship to an incoming law student who has achieved demonstrable success in advocacy programs such as debate or mock trial during high school and/or college experiences.  The Excellence in Advocacy Scholarship is a full-tuition scholarship renewable in each of the three years the Scholar attends Campbell Law, so long as the Scholar remains in good academic standing.  This scholarship requires a separate application.  

Click here to apply for the Excellence in Advocacy Scholarship.

Leadership Scholar Award

In keeping with Campbell Law's mission to educate graduates who will become effective advocates and leaders for legal and social justice, both in their local communities and in other parts of the world, we offer annually one full-tuition scholarship to a highly-qualified applicant with demonstrated leadership skills and the potential to become a leader in the law. Leaders in law and policy make decisions that impact thousands of individuals.  Society’s need for leaders with vision, values, and technical competence has never been greater.  The Leadership Scholar Award is a full-tuition scholarship renewable in each of the three years the Scholar attends Campbell Law, so long as the Scholar remains in good academic standing.  This scholarship requires a separate application.  

Click here to apply for the Leadership Scholar Award.

Public Service Scholar Award

In keeping with Campbell Law's mission to educate highly competent, deeply compassionate lawyers who see the practice of law as a calling to serve others, we offer annually one full-tuition scholarship to an exceptionally-qualified applicant with plans to practice law in service to the public.  The Public Service Scholar is selected based upon commitment to public service, academic excellence, and leadership potential.  We view public service broadly.  In the legal profession, it may encompass legal or policy positions in, for example, government, a non-profit organization, community development, or law firms whose primary mission is serving the public interest.  This Public Service Scholar Award renews automatically in each of the three years the Scholar attends Campbell Law, so long as the Scholar remains in good academic standing.  This scholarship requires a separate application.  

Click here to apply for the Public Service Scholar Award.

Critical Scholarship Application Deadlines:

March 14, 2014 Scholarship Application Deadline
March 21, 2014 Invitation to finalists to participate in an interview
April 5, 2014 Finalist Interviews
April 10, 2014 Winners Notified

 

Conditional Scholarship Data

The ABA policy states, "A law school shall publicly disclose on its website, in the form designated by the Council, its conditional scholarship retention data. A law school shall also distribute this data to all applicants being offered conditional scholarships at the time the scholarship offer is extended."  It is the practice of the School of Law to communicate this information in a letter to applicants at the time they apply for a scholarship.

 

Scholarship Retention

Scholarships are generally renewable at the same amount as long as the student maintains an 82 GPA.  The following table illustrates the retention rate for the previous three academic years.

Students Matriculating in

# Entering with Conditional Scholarships

# Whose Conditional Scholarships have Since Been Reduced or Eliminated

2012-13

107

24

2011-12

102

19

2010-11

 66

 19

Students who did not receive scholarships as first-year students may receive scholarship awards in subsequent years based on exceptional academic performance. Scholarship assistance is also available to students selected for student research positions and to those involved in certain student organizations.

FOR YOUR INFORMATION:
All applicants admitted to Campbell Law School are considered for merit-based scholarships.  Scholarship assistance is also available to students selected for student research positions and to those involved in some student organizations.