Every applicant to CUNY Law is evaluated as a potential scholarship recipient. We work hard to help you make an investment in your legal education possible. All scholarship and aid are subject to funding availability.

New York Legal Education Opportunity Program

The New York Legal Education Opportunity Program (NY LEO) is designed to ensure a diverse legal community by promoting academic success in law school for individuals historically underrepresented in the legal profession. Through an intense six-week summer program, the NY LEO Program assists minority, low income and economically or educationally disadvantaged college graduates in acquiring the fundamental and practical skills necessary to succeed in law school. The program is available to qualified candidates who will attend law school in New York. The application deadline is March 22, 2019.

Application Information

Scholarship Retention Data

The chart below contains scholarship retention data the Law School provides to the American Bar Association.

Students Matriculating In

# Entering With Conditional Scholarships

# Whose Conditional Scholarships Have Since Been Reduced or Eliminated

Academic Year 2017–18 0 0
Academic Year 2016–17 26 0
Academic Year 2015–16 32 0

Academic Year 2014–15



Academic Year 2013–14



Academic Year 2012–13



Academic Year 2011–12



Announcing the Luis Sanjurjo Endowed Scholarship Established by the Hamill Family

CUNY School of Law is proud to announce its first endowed scholarship, established in memory of Luis Sanjurjo, a civil rights lawyer, literary agent and professor at Medgar Evers College... More »