Scholarships for UP Law School

By: Bea Palma

 

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Entering the University of the Philippines Law School is on the bucket list of every aspiring lawyer or politician. Even with the university’s reputation of having a more affordable tuition fee, it may still cause financial burden to some families. This is where the Juris Doctor of Law scholarship comes to play. This scholarship is offered to any UP student who has majored in any of the prelaw courses (either as a Bachelor of Arts or Science)

  • Political Science
  • Philosophy
  • English
  • Economics
  • History

The student must also have the minimum units for the following subjects:

  • English (12 units)
  • History and/or Economics (9 units)
  • Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology or Sociology (9 units)
  • Course on Rizal (3 units)

The student must take the Law Aptitude Examination (LAE) and pass in order to avail of the scholarship.

There are also 31 private scholarships that support the students of UP Law School. These private scholarships are:

  1. CHIEF JUSTICE FRED RUIZ CASTRO
  2. JUSTICE CECILIA MUÑOZ PALMA
  3. OWEN L. WHITE
  4. TERESITA CRUZ SISON and MARIA TERESITA SISON GO
  5. PRESIDENT ELPIDIO QUIRINO
  6. VICENTE SANTIAGO y DEL ROSARIO
  7. MALCOLM II TRUST FUND
  8. U.P. LAW CLASS
  9. JUSTICE ALEJO LABRADOR MEMORIAL
  10. JUSTICE VICENTE ABAD SANTOS
  11. JUSTICE NATIVIDAD ALMEDA LOPEZ MEMORIAL
  12. UP LAW CLASS 1971 FOUNDATION, INC.
  13. JUSTICE IRENE R. CORTES MEMORIAL
  14. VIOLETA CALVO-DRILON
  15. JULIANA R. RICALDE
  16. PROF. ESTEBAN B. BAUTISTA
  17. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ASSOCIATION OF THE PHILIPPINES
  18. VIOLETA CALVO DRILON – ANGARA, ABELLO, CONCEPCION, REGALA & CRUZ LAW OFFICES
  19. CATALINO C. MACARAIG, JR.
  20. ROMEO LIM GO
  21. BENJAMIN V. ABELA, SR.
  22. VILLARAZA & ANGANGCO LAW OFFICE
  23. UP LAW CLASS 1977
  24. SALVADOR H. LAUREL
  25. JUSTICE JOSE C. CAMPOS, JR. SCHOLARSHIP
  26. PORTIA SORORITY
  27. CO, FERRER & ANG-CO LAW OFFICE
  28. JEJOMAR C. BINAY
  29. ROBERTO S. BENEDICTO
  30. UP LAW CLASS OF 1986 SCHOLARSHIP
  31. MA. GISELLA N. DIZON-REYES

To help with the scholarship grants, the aspiring lawyer needs to take the LAE in order to impress the UP School of Law. To help with this dream, AHEAD has the tools needed to do so. AHEAD is the best and most awarded tutorial and review center in the Philippines. AHEAD has branches located all over Metro Manila namely Katipunan, Ortigas, Binondo, and Alabang, the young and promising lawyer may find themselves in the prestigious UP College of Law when they avail of AHEAD’s services.

 

Sources:
http://our.upd.edu.ph/files/catalogue/LAW.pdf