UC Hastings College of the Law
UC Hastings received a grant to support a feasibility study that will examine the viability of evolving UC Hastings’ current Legal Education Opportunity Program (LEOP) into a post-baccalaureate program that will address the specific standardized academic deficits commonly identified among students with adverse academic, social, economic, and culture backgrounds.
A $50,000 research grant was awarded to Kevin Escudero, Assistant Professor of American Studies and Ethnic Studies, to examine post-college educational trajectories of undocumented students.
University of Houston
A $46,722 research grant was awarded to Frank Fernandez, Assistant Professor with the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, to examine gender and race intersectionality in public law school admissions and enrollment.
New York University
A $49,973 research grant was awarded to Liang Zhang, Professor of Higher Education in the Department of Administration, Leadership, and Technology, to evaluate the overall impact of the Post-9/11 GI Bill on graduate and professional school attendance among veterans, as well as its potentially heterogeneous impact across veteran groups of different age, gender, race/ethnicity, and disability rating.
This grant supports the Foundation to Legal Education Advancing Diversity (LEAD) program. The program will provide rising college juniors with analytical and logical reasoning skills to ensure their success on the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) and in law school.
This grant supports the Legal Education Advancing Diversity (LEAD) program which offers students and graduates from underrepresented background the opportunity to participate in year-long program. The program provides these students with LSAT preparation, strategies for creating a competitive law school application, support throughout the application process, and a mentorship program.