A scholarship can be established as a one-time annual gift or as an endowed fund that exists in perpetuity. Endowed scholarship funds may be named for an individual or family. A list of existing endowed scholarship funds is available on this web site.
Either way, the availability of scholarship funding is crucial to Tulane Law School's continuing success, and its effects are far reaching. Not only is it a critical component of the Law School's ability to compete with peer institutions in attracting and retaining a qualified and diverse student body, but it also defrays the cost of a legal education.
Scholarship awards free graduates from burdensome student loan debt and the necessity of accepting positions based solely on the salary. As a result, our graduates gain the flexibility to pursue a career in public interest or accept a judicial clerkship without the fear of being in negative amortization. A student who otherwise might have to accept a higher paying position to offset his or her student loans would have the opportunity to pursue a more meaningful, but not necessarily more lucrative career.
If you are interested in designating a gift to scholarship, please contact Dean David Meyer at 504.865.5937 or firstname.lastname@example.org, to discuss eligibility requirements for the recipients and how you would like to structure your contribution.