Scholarships for Master in the Study of Law Students

Hamline University understands the important role that scholarships and discounts serve in helping you finance your education. That’s why we offer the following scholarships and discounts for students enrolled in the MSL degree program.

Contact the Office of Financial Aid with questions about using scholarships and other assistance toward financing your education at 651-523-3000 or


3M scholarship: $1,000

The 3M scholarship is awarded each year to a graduate student pursuing the Paralegal Certificate or Master in the Study of Law with a demonstrated financial need who will contribute to the diversity of the paralegal profession.


Department scholarships: Up to $2,000

Scholarships of up to $2,000 each will be awarded to incoming graduate Paralegal Certificate and Master in the Study of Law students each fall and spring semester. The scholarship is a one-time award (per student) that will be received in the first academic year, distributed evenly over the recipient’s first two semesters in the program when attending at least part time (4 credits).


Service scholarships

All master’s degree-seeking students in the College of Liberal Arts, who demonstrate service to AmeriCorps (including Minnesota Reading Corps and Math Corps), the military, or the Peace Corps, are eligible to receive a 10% tuition discount. To apply, simply indicate your service as part of your admission application.

Learning Partnership discount

As an employee of one of our Learning Partners, you are eligible to receive a 10% discount on tuition and a waiver of application and processing fees when you are newly enrolled in the Master in the Study of Law.

To learn more and see if you qualify, see our list of learning partners and eligibility requirements.

Apply for the discount when applying for admission, please mark the admission application if eligible or interested in the discount.

Alumni discount

Hamline alumni are eligible to receive a 10% discount when they enroll in the Master in the Study of Law.