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DEADLINE - Pre Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program (Duke)
DEADLINE - Pre Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program (Duke)
WhenFriday, Mar. 15, 2019, 11 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Description

Eligible Students
The PLUS Program is open to students who have completed their freshman or sophomore years at four-year colleges and universities, technical colleges and community colleges. Eligible students will have completed between 24 and 60 credits by the start of the PLUS Program. The program focuses on attracting promising students from groups historically underrepresented in the legal profession, first generation college students and those from socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds, as well as students facing other significant barriers to entering the legal profession.

Application Requirements
Completed 2019 PLUS application form
Résumé
Official undergraduate transcript
1-2 Letters of recommendation (At least 1 should be from a faculty member)
2 Original Short Essays – 2 statements limited to 500 words each
Essay 1 – Please share your goals after college and why you believe this program would be beneficial for you.
Essay 2 – Discuss a situation or experience where you faced an obstacle. What lessons did you learn? What was the outcome?
Application Deadline
The application form and all required documentation listed above must be received by Friday, March 15, 2019.

Applicaton Submission
Unless otherwise indicated, all materials should be submitted electronically via email to dlpp@law.duke.edu. Where possible, the official undergraduate transcript should be emailed directly from your institution to the Law School at dlpp@law.duke.edu or by mail to the following address.

Duke University School of Law
Office of Diversity Initiatives
210 Science Drive
Box 90393
Durham, NC 27708

Applicants will be notified once all application materials have been received. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed and will be removed from consideration. If you have questions regarding the status of your application or about the program, please contact us at 919-613-7002 or dlpp@law.duke.edu.
Selection Process
Applications will be reviewed holistically by evaluating each student's academic promise, volunteer and/or work experience and commitment to the PLUS Program. The admissions team will carefully review all materials in each applicant’s file.

Finalists for the PLUS Program may be contacted for an interview. Interviews will be by invitation only, and may be conducted via Skype.

Program Costs
The PLUS Program is provided to participants free of charge. As a Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholar, you will receive complimentary on-campus housing and will have most of your meals covered for the duration of the program. You will also receive a stipend of $1,000 for your participation in the program and a fee waiver from the Law School Admissions Council for the LSAT and Credential Assembly Service.

All PLUS programming, including any mandatory outings or class trips, will be provided at no cost to participants. All books or course packets required for classroom work will also be provided free of charge.

Program Director: Ebony Bryant
Phone: 919.613.7022
Email: dlpp@law.duke.edu

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Event sponsorsLaw School Admissions Council
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