Awards For The Study Of Law

Accelerated Interdisciplinary Legal Education (AILE) Program is a joint B.A./J.D. program at Columbia University School of Law. Applicants must take the LSAT no later than February of junior year and have met all of Mount Holyoke’s distribution requirements by the end of junior year. Students will receive a B.A. from Mount Holyoke and a J.D. from Columbia. Interested juniors must meet with the Pre-Law Advisor in the CDC to discuss their interest and eligibility.  MHC NOMINATION IS REQUIRED.   MHC Deadline: Fall.

Humane Studies Fellowship is one of the awards offered by the Institute for Humane Studies, which gives scholarships up to $15,000 for undergraduate or graduate study in the United States or abroad. Last year IHS awarded more than 100 scholarships to outstanding undergraduates, graduate students, law students, and professional students who are interested in the classical liberal tradition. You must be a current sophomore or junior, or a senior planning to enter graduate school directly after graduating from MHC.  All nationalities may apply.  Deadline: Fall.

Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans support thirty individuals a year for up to two years of graduate study in any subject anywhere in the U.S. Candidates must be either holders of Green Cards, naturalized citizens, or children of two naturalized citizen parents.  Deadline: Fall.

Truman Scholarship is an opportunity for current Juniors who are preparing for a career in government or public service in a wide spectrum of careers and majors, but who have a strong interest in public policy. Scholars receive up to $30,000 for graduate study. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or U.S. nationals, in the top quarter of their junior class. Applicants must have outstanding leadership potential and a strong record of commitment and work in community, government, political or public service.  Mount Holyoke may nominate up to 4 candidates. MHC NOMINATION IS REQUIREDMHC Deadline: Fall.