Senior Law Prizes

Awards for current seniors who are intending to pursue a career in the law

Application deadline

May 15 (by 11:59pm) EXTENDED DEADLINE!


  • Be a Dartmouth College graduating senior (alumni are not eligible to apply)
  • Have a record of outstanding achievement
  • Plan to attend an accredited law school
    • Applicants do not need to have applied for law school admission to apply and be competitive for these awards

Application process

Application materials and instructions are on Canvas:

  • Enroll in the Fellowship Advising Canvas site
  • The link to enroll is available Dec. 15 through May 15
  • You will be asked to web authenticate with your Dartmouth Net ID and then confirm that you want to enroll
  • Once you enroll, you will not be able to un-enroll on your own. All users will be un-enrolled in the summer.

Application checklist

  • Online application form
  • Transcript from Dartmouth
  • Transcript(s) from other institution(s) (if relevant)
  • Recommendations from 2 Dartmouth faculty members¬†
  • Law school application essay OR personal statement that addresses the following:
    • Why you plan to attend law school
    • When you plan to apply/matriculate
    • How the study of law relates to your personal and professional goals

Recipients are selected by the Committee on Graduate Fellowships