2019 Scholarship Opportunities

Incoming Student Scholarships

Dean's Scholarships

In recognition of outstanding academic achievement, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law is pleased to offer Dean's Scholarships to incoming, first-year students. These scholarships are renewable, merit based awards. All applicants are considered for Dean's Scholarships during the application process; there is no separate scholarship application process.

All Dean's Scholarship recipients are eligible for scholarship renewal if the awarded student meets and maintains at least a 2.5 GPA, and other scholarship conditions.  Dean's Scholarships for upper-class students may be funded by endowed scholarships made available to the College of Law through the generosity of donors. 

For historical data regarding scholarship retention, visit our website at law.loyno.edu/historical-scholarship-retention-data.


Ignatian Law Scholars 

The Ignatian Law Scholars Program awards prospective students entering Loyola College of Law whose applications reflect the Jesuit values of excellence and service to others. Ignatian Law Scholars receive a renewable Dean's Scholarship and are assigned faculty and alumni mentors to aid in the transition to both law school and the practice of law. 

For more information regarding incoming student scholarships, please contact the Office of Law Admissions at ladmit@loyno.edu.


Upper-Class Scholarships

In the spring semester of each academic year, students are invited to apply may apply for annual and endowed scholarships. These scholarships are merit-based and/or need-based.  Applications will only be accepted through the online portal. The application period begins in March.  The Dean's Scholarships are automatically renewable.  However, recipients of Dean's Scholarships must complete the upper-class scholarship application using the online portal.  

Due to the generosity of donors, various endowed scholarships are available to students in the College of Law.  Some scholarships are categorized based on the respective donors’ established criteria, such as division in law school (civil/common), planned career, geographic background and/or ethnicity, among others.  Answers to questions on the application will help determine eligibility for these scholarships.  Please note that there are GPA requirements for most of the scholarships.  We cannot guarantee that every applicant will receive an endowed scholarship.

For more information regarding Upper-Class Scholarships, please contact Associate Dean of Students, Davida Finger, dfinger@loyno.edu