Jurist Academy Admissions
Widener Law Jurist Academy 2014: Delaware and Harrisburg Campuses
Law School Prep Program for Rising College Juniors and Seniors

Announcement: Harrisburg Application deadline extended to Monday, April 28, 2014!
Application Deadlines:
April 1, 2014.
HARRISBURG: Extended through Monday, April 28, 2014!

Application Process
To apply, interested students must submit the following materials by the 2014 application deadline:
  1. Completed  2014 Jurist Academy Application form (pdf)

  2. Personal Statement. A personal statement discussing why you would like to participate in this program is required. You may also include a statement discussing other circumstances in your background that demonstrate how your admission into law school in the future would help to correct under representation of a particular minority or disadvantaged group in the legal profession.

  3. Official undergraduate transcript. The minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average requirement is 2.80. An official undergraduate transcript must be submitted with the application. All candidates must be in good academic standing. Students who have already completed a bachelor’s degree are not eligible for the program.

  4. Two letters of recommendation. At least one letter must be from a college professor or dean. Letters of recommendation should discuss your academic potential, writing ability and professional promise.

Submit all DELAWARE application materials in one envelope to:
Public Interest Resource Center, Widener University School of Law
4601 Concord Pike, P.O. Box 7474, Wilmington, Delaware 19803-0474

Submit all HARRISBURG application materials in one envelope to:
Harrisburg Campus, Widener University School of Law
Jurist Academy, Professor Starla Williams
3800 Vartan Way, P.O. Box 69380, Harrisburg, PA 17106-9380