Program Requirements

 

To be considered for funding, a proposal must seek to improve directly, or, in the case of research-oriented proposals, develop data, facts or conclusions that further the understanding of:

  • Improving access to legal education for students from diverse backgrounds;
  • Increasing the affordability and financing options for students pursuing legal education; and,
  • Enhancing the value and relevance of legal education.

Please read the Unsolicited Grant Program Application Policy.

Program Timing

    AccessLex Institute accepts and reviews applications for the unsolicited grant program on the following schedule:
     

    Round One:

     

    Letters of Inquiry Accepted:

     

    January 1 through January 31, 2018

     

    Proposal Invitation Notification:

     

    On or before March 31, 2018

     

    Full Proposal Deadline:

     

    April 30, 2018

     

    Funding Decisions Announced:

     

    On or before July 31, 2018

     

    Round Two:

     

    Letters of Inquiry Accepted:

     

    July 1 through July 31, 2018

     

    Proposal Invitation Notification:

     

    On or before September 30, 2018

     

    Full Proposal Deadline:

     

    October 30, 2018

     

    Funding Decisions Announced:

     

    On or before January 31, 2018

     

    Email questions to Grants@accesslex.org