2020 LSAC Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program - Prep Program Foundations

St. John's University School of Law | Ron Brown Center & Prep Program | Full-time


The LSAC Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program – Prep Program Foundations Program is open only to male students who have a cumulative college GPA of 3.0 or better and have completed at least 24 college credits as of June 1, 2020.

You must submit this application form and upload the following required documents by the deadline, which has been extended to--February 28th, 2020:

  • Resume (maximum 2 pages): Please attach a résumé that includes any scholastic honors and awards that you have received. Also highlight significant work experience plus extracurricular and community activities in which you have been involved.
  • Request Official Transcript: You may initially submit an Unofficial Transcript upon application. See more instructions below.
  • Writing Sample: Limited to less than ten (10) pages; can be an excerpt.
  • Personal Statement (2-4 typed pages): Please tell us about yourself, your interest in the law, and any cultural, economic, physical or educational disadvantage that you (or your immediate family) have overcome.
  • Two Letters of Recommendation: Preferably at least one from a faculty member. Should be able to speak to your academic capabilities.

***Please upload all materials in PDF format in this application. Label each PDF file with your name and the type of document in the following format: Last Name, First Name - Document Type. (e.g., Smith, John - Resume).***

***Official Transcript Request: Upon submission of the application and these documents, you will receive a confirmation email and a 'Grade Release Authorization' form.  Please print out the form and give it to your college's Registrar's Office so they can send us your official college transcript.  We must receive your official transcript by February 28th, 2020.

This program offers free tuition.  

***If you need financial assistance, for the housing stipend, you must complete a separate application to apply for financial assistance. The deadline for this application is the same and the program application, February 28th 2020.***

***Incomplete applications will not be considered for admission to this program. All materials, including your Official Transcript, must be submitted by the stated deadline above.***


If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Assistant Program Coordinator, Tatiana Orizaba Nicoll (stjlawschool11@gmail.com).


The Ron Brown Prep Program