Need based scholarships are available from BAR BRI, Kaplan, and Supreme Bar Review course providers.    

The application form may be found at Deadline:   October 30 for February takers (applications will be accepted after October 30, but it’s best to apply early for best chances at receiving assistance)

Questions?   Please email Assistant Dean Thorpe at


Bar Exam Review Course Fellowship 

If you will be graduating in January and taking the February 2012 bar exam or graduating in May and taking the July 2012 bar exam in any state and have or plan to register for a commercial bar review course, please complete and submit the Bar Exam Review Course Fellowship form found at   Then, you will need to submit this form at your exit interview with the Career Planning Office.

The bar review fee of $25 per 9200:600 level series law school credit was only charged during the fall 2010 and spring 2011 semesters.    Students who meet the criteria specified on the Bar Exam Review Course Fellowship form found at will receive exactly what they paid into the bar fee program.

Fellowship payments will be processed as early as November 1 for February bar takers and by April 1 for July bar takers. 

Stay tuned to this blog for future announcements on possible scholarship opportunities should those become available from commercial bar review course vendors.

Questions?   Please contact Assistant Dean Thorpe at

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Author: Liz Sauders

Manager of Compliance and Technology for The University of Akron School of Law