St. Thomas School of Law Viewbook

A LEGAL EDUCATION WITHIN REACH SCHOLARSHIPS St. Thomas Law is committed to making a high-quality legal education available to students by offering generous scholarships to qualified applicants. At St. Thomas, your scholarship award sticks with you for every year of law school. We award scholarships to students who we believe will be a great fit for our community, whether they bring a strong academic background, a unique viewpoint or a dynamic experiential voice. President’s Scholarship The President’s Scholarship is awarded on behalf of Dr. Julie Sullivan, president of the University of St. Thomas. President’s Scholars typically reflect strength in their academic performance and demonstrate a compelling fit with the mission of the School of Law. President’s Scholars receive a full-tuition scholarship. Dean’s Scholarship The Dean’s Scholarship is awarded on behalf of the dean of the University of St. Thomas School of Law. Dean’s Scholars typically reflect strength in their academic performance and demonstrate a compelling fit with the mission of the School of Law. Dean’s Scholars receive a partial-tuition scholarship that can Our Access to Justice Scholars Program will help set you up for success as you pursue legal practice in a small-town or rural setting. Each Access to Justice Scholar is awarded a tuition discount of up to 75%. We work with the Minnesota State Bar Association to match each scholar with a mentor experienced in small-town or rural practice. To be considered for this program, you must submit a separate essay with your law school application, detailing your interest in and commitment to pursuing legal practice in a small-town or rural setting. ADD A DEGREE OF DIFFERENCE Taught by some of the best professors in the nation, our J.D. program combines practical skills, theoretical knowledge and comprehensive mentoring with a unique mission that inspires our commitments to social justice and professional ethics. Our J.D. program can be taken on a full-time or flexible scheduling basis, and can be completed in three years if taken full time. While you earn your J.D., you may choose to diversify your career opportunities by pursuing a joint degree. We offer four programs that allow you to earn two advanced degrees in less time: J.D./Master of Business Administration (MBA) J.D./Master of Social Work (MSW) J.D./M.A. in Catholic Studies J.D. /LL.M. in Organizational Ethics and Compliance range up to 90% of tuition annually. Access to Justice Scholars Program I knew I wanted to run a company someday. Honing my skills at St. Thomas Law has been a big part of my career in that it has afforded me the opportunity to quickly drive great results . -Joe Johnson ‘07 J.D./MBA, founding partner, Colonial Park Partners, financial consulting firm

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