J.D. Binding Early Decision Program

Binding Early Decision/Presidential Merit Scholarship Program

Applicants who are certain The George Washington University Law School is the right law school for them and who wish to be considered for a full-tuition GW Law Presidential Merit Scholarship may choose to apply through the Binding Early Admission/Presidential Merit Scholarship Program.

Applicants admitted through this early admission program will be awarded a full-tuition scholarship.

The early admission deadline is January 10, 2015. GW Law will mail early admission decisions no later than January 30. Early admission candidates must take the LSAT no later than December 2014.


Binding Early Decision Agreement

As part of the application for early decision, applicants must agree that, upon being admitted to The George Washington University Law School, they will:

  • Commit to attend The George Washington University Law School and pay a non-refundable seat deposit in the amount of $1,500.
  • Within 5 business days of admission to The George Washington University Law School, withdraw all applications pending at other law schools and not initiate applications at any other law schools.

Applicants who apply for early admission but are not admitted will be considered for admission in the regular admission process. Learn more about admission.


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