The Bar Examination/Study Loan is a potential resource available to assist in meeting costs associated with preparation for and taking the Bar Examination upon graduation from law school.
The eligibility requirements for submitting an application vary by lender. Refer to the chart below for a list of lenders that offer study/exam loans.
|Sallie Mae||$1,000 – $15,000||Must be enrolled at least half-time in your final year or have graduated within the last 12 months; must sit for the bar exam no later than 12 months after graduation; U.S. citizen or non-citizen permanent resident w/o conditions; must meet current credit and other eligibility criteria|
|Wells Fargo||$12,000||Must be in final year of law school or graduated within past 30 days; positive established credit history; U.S. citizen, U.S. national or permanent resident alien|
|PNC||$1,000 – $15,000||Enrolled at least half-time with less than six months remaining until graduation or have graduated in the last six months|
|Discover||$1,000-$16,000||Must have graduated from law school in the past 6 months, or be enrolled at least half-time making satisfactory academic progress in your final year of study in a graduate law degree program.|