Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA
 

Special Scholarships for Entering Students

Wildman/Schumacher Scholarships

Southwestern awards a select number of merit scholarships providing up to full tuition to entering J.D. students who have demonstrated exceptional academic promise. Criteria for these scholarships include strong undergraduate grade point average and Law School Admission Test scores, leadership potential and other outstanding personal accomplishments, among other factors. Awards are renewable for students who meet the continuing academic performance requirements.

Based upon a review of the information submitted in their admissions application files, ALL accepted first-year J.D. applicants are considered for Wildman/Schumacher Scholarships. Students do not need to submit a separate application for this scholarship.

As required of all ABA law schools, and to provide transparency regarding our scholarship program, below is an analysis of the past five entering classes and their rates of renewal for their scholarships:

Wildman/Schumacher Eligibility Rules

  • 2016-2017 (PDF)

2010-
2011
2011-
2012
2012-
2013
2013-
2014
2014-
2015

Awarded

92
45
51
120
86

Kept

84
40
45
101
73

Lost

8
5
6
19
13

Percentage Kept

91.30%
88.90%
88.24%
84.17%
84.88%

Percentage Lost

8.70%
11.10%
11.76%
15.83%
15.12%