Pride Foundation Scholarships Deadline is January 11th!

The Pride Foundation offers 60 scholarships to LGBTQ and allied students associated with the northwest. Some of these are particularly relevant to students interested in law. Below are examples of two relevant scholarships. Students can submit a single application to be considered for all 60 scholarships! See a list of all scholarship funds and apply here!

Davis Wright Tremaine Pride Foundation Scholarship for Oregon Residents pursuing a juris doctorate at an American Bar Association Accredited law school.

To be eligible, a candidate must:

  1.  Identify as a member of the LGBTQ community
  2.  Be a resident of Oregon (must have lived in Oregon for more than one year)
  3.  Be an incoming first year student pursuing a juris doctorate at an ABA accredited law school
  4.  Demonstrate the intent to practice law in Oregon after graduating law school

Political Leadership Scholarship for students studying law, political science, public policy, or public administration with the goal of improving rights for LGBTQ people. Preference is given to LGBTQ students of color and low-income or first-generation college students.

Law School Funding and Application Webinars

AccessLex is offering two free webinars in the coming weeks. AccessLex is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing aspiring law students with the information they need to make strategic decisions about their educations. RSVP using the links below!

Webinar: Financing Your Legal Education

In this session, we’ll discuss the costs of pursuing a legal education, describe the financial aid application process, review the available financing options and identify ways your students can be financially prepared to achieve their goals.

Webinar: Applying to Law School: A Strategic Approach

Presented by AccessLex’s Director of Diversity Programs, this presentation reviews the essential components of a successful law school application – and offers tips and strategies for applicants.

Practice LSAT on Campus 10/20

The University of Oregon Undergraduate Law Society and TestMasters will be administering a free full-length mock LSAT under official test conditions on Saturday, October 20th from 10AM-2PM in the UO Law School, Room 175. All University of Oregon students are welcome!

The event will be conducted by Jeff Benjamin, a veteran TestMasters instructor with 14 years of LSAT teaching experience, and a perfect 180 official LSAT score. After the exam, Jeff will go over some of the most difficult questions. Attendees will also receive a one-week pass to our Online Resource Center, where they can score the mock LSAT, review detailed explanations, and get one-on-one assistance from TestMasters instructors!

Seating is limited: RSVP HERE!

TestMasters Free LSAT Workshop!

The University of Oregon Undergraduate Law Society and TestMasters will be hosting a free LSAT Workshop on Thursday, October 11th from 5PM-6PM in Knight Law School, Room 282. All University of Oregon students are welcome!

This workshop will be conducted by Jeff Benjamin, a veteran TestMasters instructor with 14 years of LSAT teaching experience, a J.D. from NYU, and a perfect 180 official LSAT score. Attendees will be challenged with a series of difficult LSAT questions and Jeff will demonstrate the most effective methods for tackling them. If you are interested in law school and want to score high on the LSAT, don’t miss this great opportunity!

Seating is limited: RSVP HERE!

Information Session: Financing Your Legal Education – Oct 18 2018

AccessLex will be stopping by the Undergraduate Law Society to discuss questions you should be asking before, during and after law school, and to offer tools to help you make informed financial decisions every step of the way.

The presentation will take place from 5pm-6pm in room 282 of the Knight Law Center.

AccessLex is a non-profit organization that aims inform students of the economic realities of law school without limiting their aspirations. They offer a number of resources including Analytix, which breaks down and compares law school statistics, as well as AccessConnex, a free student loan helpline for law students.

UO Law Open House: Oct 12, 2018

UO Law is hosting an open house on Wednesday, October 12th!

The open house will provide the opportunity to:

  • Meet admissions representatives
  • Experience a mock law school class
  • Hear from a panel of current students
  • Take a tour of the law school building

UO Law staff will be available to answer your questions and help you plan for the admissions process.

The event is free, RSVP is required.

RSVP information and additional details can be found below the fold!

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