Scholarships & Benefits
John E. Ryan Merit Scholarship
Each year we award the John E. Ryan Merit-based Scholarship, in honor of the late Dean, to incoming students who exemplify his passion for education and the law profession. Current recipients retain the scholarship as long as they remain in the top one-third of their class at the end of each academic year. Beginning with the 2013-2014 entering class, recipients will retain the scholarship as long as they maintain a 2.75 cumulative GPA at the end of the academic year. For full-time students, the academic year ends after the spring semester. For part-time students, the academic year ends after the summer semester. Upon matriculation, the scholarship is applied to tuition and fees.
Conditional Scholarship Retention (updated 05/17/17)
The purpose of this award is to recognize the achievements of students who come to the Law School and show promise of success in the law.
The law school also encourages students to research outside scholarship opportunities. Free scholarship listings can be found on the internet at www.fastweb.com.
Accepted Student Day Tuition Credit
The Accepted Student Day Tuition Credit is designed to assist students with the costs associated with visiting Savannah Law School for an Accepted Student Day. To be eligible, students must attend one of the scheduled events. A one time non-cash tuition credit in the amount of $500 will be awarded to the student’s account following matriculation into the Fall entering class, this sum is to be split in two equal installments in the Fall and Spring semesters of the students first year. The tuition credit is offered to both full-time and part-time students.
Alumni Referral Program
The Alumni Referral Program awards a one-time $500 textbook stipend to accepted students who were referred to Savannah Law School by one of its alumni. The stipend will be awarded to the student’s account following matriculation to the fall entering class. In appreciation of his/her referral, the graduate will receive an SLS gift. If you are a student who was referred to Savannah Law School by one of its alumni, please have him/her complete this form.
Relocation Tuition Credit
The relocation tuition credit is designed to assist students with the costs associated with moving to Savannah. To apply, complete the application and submit it to the Office of Admissions no later than two weeks before the start of your first semester matriculation. To be eligible, an entering student must be relocating to Savannah from a distance of more than 100 miles away. Distance is determined by your residency at the time of acceptance. Once verified, students will receive a one-time credit in the amount of $1,000 applied towards their tuition, this sum will be split between the Fall and Spring terms in equal shares.
To access your VA Educational Benefit funds, you must complete the following steps. Click on the links to access additional information regarding each step of the process.
- You must apply to the VA for approval of your eligibility.
- You must be admitted to Savannah Law School.
- You must follow the procedures for maintaining your benefits once enrolled including the VA Standards of Progress as set by the Veterans Administration.
Should you have any questions or require further information regarding your veteran’s benefits, please contact our office for a list of links and phone numbers which may be useful to our veterans.