NY Courts Legal Education Opportunity Program, for students graduating this year and applying to law school

Note: Applications are still being accepted, on a rolling basis.

Program Information


To be eligible to participate, a student must:

  • be from a group traditionally underrepresented in the law;
  • receive their college degree by the beginning of the summer program;
  • have been accepted by or have an application pending at a New York law school; and
  • plan to attend law school in New York or be a New York State resident

Financial Assistance

The NY LEO Program is provided free of charge to participants. Covered expenses include:

  • tuition
  • courses and textbooks
  • dormitory room
  • meal plan
  • access to libraries & computer facilities
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