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Fast Facts

Our Pro Bono Collaborative mobilizes Rhode Island law firms, law students and community organizations to provide desperately needed legal assistance for the underserved residents of the state.  The unique program includes 10 major law firms, over 20 community-based organizations and several dozen law students.

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Scholarships

RWU Law offers a significant number of scholarships each year to qualified students.  These merit-based awards are offered under criteria determined by the Admissions Committee. All students applying to the School of Law are considered for these scholarships; no separate application is required. Notification will be sent with the letter of admission from the School of Law.  Questions concerning these awards should be directed to the Admissions Office.

  • Presidential Scholarships ranging from 60% to 90% of tuition are awarded to admitted students on the basis of exceptional merit.  Students must maintain superior academic performance in order to sustain the scholarship in subsequent years.
  • The Professor Robert. B Kent Academic Award of 50% of tuition is offered to select applicants to RWU Law. Students must maintain superior academic performance in order to sustain the scholarship in subsequent years.
  • Jurisprudence Scholarships of 15% or more of tuition are offered to select applicants to RWU Law. Students must maintain superior academic performance in order to sustain the scholarship in subsequent years.
  • Leadership Scholarships are awarded to students who not only show academic promise but who have demostrated leadership skills, overcome obstacles, and served as role models.  These scholarships are awarded at the time of admission.
  • Public Interest Scholarships are awarded to students who not only show strong academic promise but who have shown a strong commitment to public interest work and a willingness to enter into public interest law after graduation.