Each year Wesleyan awards the Horace Reed Baldwin Fellowship to a senior admitted to law school. Seniors who intend to matriculate into law school the fall following their senior year at Wesleyan, or who plan to defer admission for one year, are eligible to apply. The award is typically in the amount of $5,000. Grants are potentially taxable. For specific guidelines, students should consult with an accountant or tax consultant. 

2021 Application Deadline: Sunday, May 30, 11:59pm


Selection Criteria:

This fellowship is awarded on a need-aware basis, taking into consideration academic achievement and LSAT or GRE score.

Application Process & Materials:

To apply, please submit the following documents in PDF format to the Horace Reed Baldwin Fellow posting on Handshake by 11:59pm on Sunday, May 30, 2021. 
  • A copy of your official law school admission offer letter, proof of your acceptance and year of intended matriculation, and annual cost of attendance
  • A brief statement (can be in the form of a cover letter; 300 words maximum) explaining your need for this financial award
  • LSAT or GRE score
  • Unofficial transcript
Questions may be directed to Jim Kubat, Associate Director for Job and Internship Development and Pre-Law Advisor,  jkubat@wesleyan.edu.