Pathway Scholars Program
PARTICIPATE IN A FOUR-WEEK SUMMER IMMERSION PROGRAM
Welcome to the Pathway Scholars Program (PSP) at Michigan State University College of Law. The PSP program is supported by a grant from the AccessLex Diversity Pipeline Intervention Grant Program combined with our own investment. Open to college students and recent graduates who plan to matriculate to law school in the Fall of 2025, the program is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge they need to succeed in law school and the legal profession.
EXPLORE THE ROLE THAT LAWYERS PLAY IN SOCIETY AND THE ADVANCEMENT OF SOCIAL JUSTICE
Explore the wide range of work lawyers do and the impact that they have on society. Meet and build relationships with lawyers and judges from across the state and a wide variety of practice areas.
GAIN INSIGHTS ON APPLYING TO AND FINANCING LAW SCHOOL
From selecting the remaining courses in your undergraduate studies and studying for the LSAT, to filling out applications and acquiring recommendation letters and financial support, participants will have the opportunity to meet with admissions and financial advisors to gain insight on how to best prepare for success in the application process.
EXPERIENCE LIFE ON A BIG TEN CAMPUS
Spend four-weeks living on the beautiful Michigan State University campus. MSU’s green campus is 5,300 acres of beautiful scenery, academic and sports facilities, performance spaces and so much more. MSU’s campus is like no other: Beaumont Tower, Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, The Rock, Minskoff Pavilion, Spartan Stadium, Munn Ice Arena, the Breslin Student Events Center, the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams, W.J. Beal Botanical Garden and the Horticultural Gardens, and the Wharton Center for the Performing Arts.
BE PART OF A TRANSFORMATIVE EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE AT NO COST
Instruction on key legal skills: logical and analytical reasoning, reading comprehension, legal writing, oral advocacy, and leadership development as well as the skills and knowledge to overcome systemic barriers to success in law school and the legal profession. As a program Scholar, you will receive tuition, free room and board for the program's duration, and a $1,000 stipend for successful completion.