FAQ: Ally Financial Law Scholars Program
African American and Black scholars pursuing a career in law. The applicant must be a rising senior planning to attend law school upon receiving an undergraduate degree; and graduating seniors entering law school upon receiving an undergraduate degree.
The multi-year award of $20,000 will be continuously awarded up to 3 years reliant on maintaining eligibility requirements.
The Ally Financial Law Scholars Program award is disbursed once for the academic year directly to the academic institution of attendance. The disbursement made each fall is contingent upon maintaining eligibility during the award period.
To apply for the Ally Financial Law Scholars Program do I have to be a constituent of a Congressional Black Caucus Member’s district?
No. The Ally Financial Law Scholars Program scholarship is open to all applicants who are rising and graduating seniors planning to attend law school after receiving their undergraduate degree. Please review eligibility requirements prior to applying.
The Ally Financial Law Scholars Program recipients renew their award once per academic year. The renewal is submitted at the completion of the spring semester. In the renewal process the recipient is required to provide eligibility materials and a report documenting progress for each semester.
Yes. The selected recipient will be matched with a mentor via Ally Financial. The mentor will support the recipient through their law school journey. Ally Financial will also provide professional development sessions for the recipient to attend.