Dean's Merit Scholarship: JD Applicants
All applicants for admission to the full-time Juris Doctor program at Pepperdine Law with an undergraduate GPA of 3.3 or higher and an LSAT score in the 80th percentile are considered for the Dean's Merit Scholarship. No formal application is required. A typical scholarship amount ranges from one-quarter to full tuition. Dean's Merit Scholarships are awarded annually. The scholarship is renewable contingent upon the student maintaining a 2.8 grade point average at the close of each academic year. If the scholarship is not renewed, it cannot be reinstated in future years. In the event a student drops from full-time to part-time enrollment during any given semester, the scholarship will be prorated based on the percentage of the scholarship awarded.
For those receiving the Dean's Merit Scholarship prior to the 2016-17 academic year, the scholarship is renewable contingent upon the student being in the top half of the class at the close of each academic year. If the percentage of students receiving a Dean's Merit Scholarship is greater than one-half of the class, the renewal point will be the same percentage as those receiving the Dean's Merit Scholarship.
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