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University of Florida Levin College of Law

City Year is proud to partner with the University of Florida's Levin College of Law, offering a minimum 25% annual tuition scholarship towards the Juris Doctor program.

The University of Florida’s Levin College of Law offers City Year AmeriCorps members, alums and staff

25% scholarships

A scholarship equal to at least 25% of tuition will be awarded to a minimum of five eligible City Year applicants per year for the Juris Doctor program. To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must meet or exceed the Levin College of Law’s admission standards and basic merit scholarship guidelines.

The scholarship may be renewed in subsequent years provided recipients maintain continuous registration and remain in good academic standing, according to Levin College of Law’s standards.

Scholarships are awarded to City Year AmeriCorps members and alums who complete at least one term of service and City Year staff employed for at least two years.

Applicants will be considered for additional merit-based aid depending on the overall strength of their application.

Additional benefits

  • Application fee waiver
  • Enrollment deferral: The Levin College of Law will allow deferrals up to one year if accepted applicants decide to serve additional time with City Year.

Why City Year loves the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law

The University of Florida’s Levin College of Law prepares students to become highly skilled attorneys and leaders. This preparation involves more than just mere knowledge of the law. Students must also hone their critical thinking skills and develop new skills related to legal analysis, legal research, systems-thinking and the types of oral and written communications expected by judges and clients. Students learn how to effectively solve problems, negotiate, interact with others, manage projects, work in teams and receive feedback to improve their performance. Through coursework, co-curricular activities and other opportunities for growth, we help students acquire the competencies they need to reach their professional and personal goals.

To apply

Visit Levin College of Law’s admissions website to apply online.

To identify your City Year affiliation

Please check the “City Year” box on the online application and submit a brief service verification letter to the admissions office.

To access the application fee waiver and apply for the scholarship

To receive an application fee waiver, please email your request to admissions@law.ufl.edu. Do not submit your online application until you have received the email with your fee waiver coupon code. Refunds are NOT available for those who submit their online application prior to receiving their coupon code.

To be considered for the scholarship, please request a service verification letter by emailing alumni@cityyear.org with “UF Law: City Year verification letter request” in the subject line. Within the email, include the site where you served and dates of service. This letter will be sent directly to the Levin College of Law’s admissions office and added to your applicant file.

To contact the admissions office

To contact the Levin College of Law admissions office, please email admissions@law.ufl.edu or call (352) 273-0890 or (877) 429-1297 (toll-free).

Please note that all admissions and scholarship decisions are made by the educational institution. AmeriCorps members, alums and staff interested in these scholarships must complete the full application process for the institution. Please pay close attention to deadlines and consider beginning work on your applications early in the year.

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