Scholarship Programs

More Scholarships, Greater Affordability

An excellent law school education at Mizzou does not include burdensome student loan debt.

Mizzou Law was ranked a Top 25 Best Value Law School by The National Jurist Magazine. Nearly 71% of Mizzou law students receive merit scholarships.  The median scholarship amount is $18,000.  At Mizzou Law, earning a respected JD is made eminently affordable.

Apply Now for Scholarship Consideration

Gifts from generous Mizzou alumni and friends of the School of Law enable us to provide a significant amount of merit scholarships to law students each year.

All first-year applicants to the School of Law are automatically considered for scholarships — no other applications are required. Scholarships are awarded based on undergraduate grade point average, performance on the LSAT, and other relevant application documents such as the personal statement, and letters of recommendation.

The deadline to apply for admission and first-round scholarships is January 15.

How to Apply

Apply to the Michelle Arnopol Cecil Student Group Endowment Award

One award of up to $2,500 will be available each semester to be used for: infrastructure improvements, to host an event, to cover the costs of conference attendance for student leaders, or for any other purpose that is consistent with the purpose and mission of your student organization. Organizations may apply individually or jointly.

Have scholarship questions? Contact Jeff Turnbull at or 573-882-1383.

Free Scholarship Search Tools

Sallie Mae Graduate School Scholarship Search

Sponsored by Sallie Mae, this site provides access to one of the most comprehensive scholarship searches on the web.

Fastweb Financial Aid Search

Providing scholarship search services since 1995, Fastweb has a database containing more than 1.5 million scholarships offered by thousands of colleges and universities.

College Board Scholarship Search

Run by the same organization that administers the SAT, this site matches your educational level, talents, and background to a database of scholarships, loans, internships, and other financial aid. Scholarship Search

Offering a free database of more than 2.2 million scholarships, grants, fellowships, and contests worth more than $15 billion, SuperCollege enables you to sort and save your searches.

AccessLex Law School Scholarship Databank

Over 800 curated and vetted scholarship opportunities and writing competitions.

Outside Scholarship Programs