Two Touro Law Students Selected as 2015 New York City Bar Association Diversity Fellows
Posted On March 3, 2015
Touro Law Center students Ingrid Tatiana Medina and Alexis Bullard have been selected as 2015 New Yo...
Touro Law and LexisNexis Form Unique Alliance to Support Law School Incubators and Residency Programs
Posted On February 27, 2015
Touro Law Center’s International Justice Center for Postgraduate Development (IJCPD) and Lexis...
Prominent Defense Attorney Benjamin Brafman to Deliver Lecture at Touro Law
Posted On February 26, 2015
Criminal defense attorney Benjamin Brafman will deliver a lecture, “Litigating in the Public E...
Federal financial aid – Stafford Loan, Graduate Plus Loans and Work-Study – is available to U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and some eligible non-citizens. In fact, if qualified, you may receive federal loan funding to cover your entire “cost of attendance” comprising actual law school expenses, including tuition and fees, books, room and board (on or off campus), and travel.
For purposes of federal aid, all law students are considered “independent” regardless of age and/or whether still living with parents. In order to receive Federal Financial Assistance, each student must meet the general eligibility requirement outlined below:
- Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment on at least
a half-time basis* as a regular student in an eligible program
- Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen with appropriate documentation
- Register with selective service, if required
- Have a valid Social security number
- Maintain satisfactory progress, as defined by the institution,
towards a degree
- Meet the requirements of Section 668.40 of the Title IV Higher Education Act of 1965 concerning conviction for sale and possession of illegal drugs
- Not be in default of a prior federal student loan
* Touro Law Center defines half-time enrollment to be at least 6 semester credits during the academic year, and at least 5 semester credits (full-time students) or 4 semester credits (part-time students) during the summer term.