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Commencement 2011

Fast Facts

In October of 2012, the federal Legal Services Corporation published the Report of the Pro Bono Task Force and described the Pro Bono Collaborative as "one great example of how much can be accomplished through collaboration." 

First Impressions

The Frank J. Licht Judicial Complex



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. Questions concerning these awards should be directed to the Admissions Office.

  • Presidential Scholarships ranging from $25,000 to full tuition are awarded to admitted students on the basis of exceptional merit. Notification will be sent with the letter of admission from the School of Law. Students must maintain superior academic performance in order to sustain the scholarship in subsequent years.
  • The $25,000 Professor Robert. B Kent Academic Award is offered to select applicants to RWU Law. Notification will be sent with the letter of admission. Students must maintain superior academic performance in order to sustain the scholarship in subsequent years.
  • Jurisprudence Scholarships of $5,000 or more are offered to select applicants to RWU Law. Notification will be sent with the letter of admission from the School of Law. Students must maintain superior academic performance in order to sustain the scholarship in subsequent years.
  • Dean's Awards are offered to select applicants to the School of Law. Notification will be sent with the letter of admission from the School of Law.
  • 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. These scholarships are awarded at the time of admission.