New Delhi: The Law School Admission Council, USA (LSAC®), a U.S.-based, not-for-profit organisation devoted to promoting quality, access, and equity in law and education worldwide, today announced the new LSAT—India™ Law Scholarship, an award that aims to provide an opportunity for aspiring lawyers to study at some of the best law schools in India. The LSAT—India™ Scholarship will award up to a maximum of ₹6 lac to the 2019 LSAT—India™ Scholar — the student with the overall highest reported score on the LSAT—India taken at the 2 June 2019 test administration.
Kellye Testy, president and CEO, LSAC® said: “As part of our vision for promoting academic excellence and leadership skills in law students in India, I am pleased to announce the LSAT—India™ Law Scholarship. In commemoration of completing 10 years of administering the test in India, this scholarship demonstrates our continued commitment to nurturing and empowering law students to become world-class lawyers.”
The scholarship will cover tuition and halls of residence fees for the first year of a law programme at an LSAT—India™ associated law school, up to a maximum of ₹6 lac. Any unutilised amount from the first year can be rolled over to the subsequent year, and the scholar will have the opportunity to continue receiving the benefits of this scholarship to cover a second year of tuition and halls of residence fees if he/she secures an overall score in the top 5% (cumulative of both the semesters) of the batch in the first year of the programme. LSAC® will also have the scholar present during LSAT—India™ events.
LSAT—India™ is one of the leading entrance tests for undergraduate and postgraduate law programmes in India. There are more than 50 LSAT—India™ associated law schools that accept LSAT—India™ scores as one of their admission criteria. Law aspirants can prepare for the test using the material that is available free to download from the LSAT––India™ website.