If you think you will need financial assistance to help meet the costs associated with your legal education, you should complete:

Free Application for Federal Student Aid

You should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as you apply for admission in order to be considered for all federal student aid programs.

  • Santa Clara University FAFSA School Code is 001326
  • We encourage you to apply for aid prior to April 15
  • Santa Clara University Law School does not require parental information

NOTE: The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is an annual application.

Funding information and resources for DACA students

The following resources were provided by the College Board and the West Coast Consortium of Private Law Schools to assist you with finding resources as you pursue your legal education. Santa Clara Law School scholarships are not status dependent and you will be given full consideration at the time of admission. Please feel free to reach out to our Admissions and Financial Aid team if you have questions or need assistance.

Santa Clara University Fellows and Scholarships

All students applying to Santa Clara University School of Law are automatically considered for our scholarships.

Apply for Summer Financial Aid

Summer financial aid is processed separately from the academic year’s financial aid, and is considered the end of the academic year. Law students will need to have completed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for the Federal Direct Loan programs.

Law students who wish to enroll during the summer must be registered for a minimum of three units to be considered for Federal Direct Loan programs. There are a few private educational loan programs that may be used for those enrolled in less than three units.

NOTE: Non-Santa Clara University School of Law students who wish to apply to receive summer financial aid from their home institution must apply through their home school and submit a consortium agreement to the Law Admissions and Financial Aid Office.

As you review on how to apply, you may want to learn about costs, types of financial aid, repayment, contact information, and other terms and conditions related to financial aid.

Contact Us: lawfinancialaid@scu.edu

FAFSA School Code: 001326