Diversity Pipeline Research Grant Program


The Diversity Pipeline Research Grant Program awards grants to current or proposed programs that provide college students and/or college graduates from historically underrepresented groups with information and resources premised on aiding their successful matriculation into law school and the legal profession. The best programs are collaborative and provide meaningful and holistic content, experiences and support, and are designed to yield measurable outcomes and scalable best practices.

To learn more about diversity pipeline programs, characteristics of successful programs, and the need for better evaluation of programs, read Diversity Pipeline Programs in Legal EducationPlease read the Diversity Pipeline Research Grant Program application policy.


Grant Application Review Schedule

AccessLex Institute accepts and reviews applications for the Diversity Pipeline Research Grant Program on the following schedule:


Letters of Inquiry Accepted: March 1 through March 31, 2018


Proposal Invitation Notification:


Prior to May 31, 2018


Full Proposal Deadline:


June 30, 2018


Funding Decisions Announced:


On or before September 30, 2018


Email questions to grants@accesslex.org


Diversity Pipeline Application Informational Videos



Key Components of the Applications


Tips and Tricks


Creating an Evaluation Plan for your Grant Proposal