Univ  ersity of Houston Law Center

LSAC Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program

Program dates: June 14 – July 16, 2021

Sponsored by the Law School Admission Council, LSAC PLUS Online is targeted, but not restricted, to college students from racial and ethnic minority groups underrepresented in the legal profession. The LSAC PLUS Online is funded by the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) and is designed for students in their first two years of college with at least two years left to graduate. As a program participant, you will be eligible to receive a $1,000 stipend and a fee waiver from the Law School Admissions Council for the LSAT and Credential Assembly Service. LSAC will provide laptops and internet access, for the duration of the LSAC PLUS Online at no charge, for admitted students in need of such assistance.

Students

Goals

The LSAC PLUS Online's goals include introducing students to the law school experience, developing their personal and professional skills, and exposing them to networking opportunities.

Eligibility

To be considered for the LSAC Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program, students should be first-generation college students, low income, or members of groups underrepresented in the legal profession. Students must hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better and must be in their first two years of college with at least two years left to graduate. Students attending community college must show proof of college continuance by providing a copy of the acceptance letter from the 4-year institution they will be attending in the Fall. Please refer to the application page for more information.

Students

Curriculum

Accepted students will be immersed in a rigorous five-week program where they will be able to receive the necessary skills to prepare them for their journey toward law school. These students will participate in five weeks of instruction including an introductory law school class and legal writing taught by law school faculty.

LSAC will provide laptops and internet access, for the duration of the LSAC PLUS Online at no charge, for admitted students in need of such assistance. Upon successful completion of the program and its requirements, you will receive a fee waiver from the Law School Admissions Council for the LSAT and Credential Assembly Service and be eligible to receive a $1,000 stipend.

 

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