Access to Legal Education Scholarship (ALES)
- Who is eligible to receive the ALES? Incoming first-year students to a TU College of Law Juris Doctor program for the spring 2015 or fall 2015 semesters who have a current residence in an eligible state, or received an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution in an eligible state, qualify to receive the Access to Legal Education Scholarship.
- How do I apply for the ALES? Every admitted applicant who meets the eligibility criteria will automatically receive the ALES. A separate application process is not required.
- My current address is in New York, but I graduated from the University of Colorado. Am I eligible? Yes. Applicants are eligible as long they have a current residence in an eligible state OR received an undergraduate degree from an eligible state.
- I attended more than one undergraduate university. Am I eligible? Eligibility is determined by the degree-granting institution.
- I am a transfer student to TU Law. Do I qualify to receive the ALES? Transfer students are not eligible at this time. The ALES is only available to incoming first-year students.
- Can I still receive merit-based scholarships? In addition to ALES, TU College of Law offers partial scholarships up to full tuition for those who qualify.
- I plan to attend TU College of Law as a part-time student. Am I eligible? Yes. TU Law offers part-time schedule options. Part-time students will receive a prorated ALES.
- Can I lose my Access to Legal Education Scholarship? Students who remain in good academic standing with a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA will automatically have their ALES renewed each year of matriculation.