» First Generation Scholars Program

The First Generation Scholars Program is for all law students who are first in their family to earn a college degree. It is designed to enhance academic success, professional development, and personal growth. The program is run by the offices of Admission, Academic Achievement, Career Services, Library, and Student Affairs.

  • Fall Events
  • Spring Events
  • Kick-Off Meeting: Discover law school resources and 1Ls meet their mentors

    • Tuesday, September 10th at 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in KH 237

    Academic Excellence Workshop: Learn how Academic Achievement and the Library supports academic success

    • Wednesday, October 2nd at 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in KH 237 - RSVP »
  • Welcome Back BBQ

    • Wednesday, January 22nd at 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. on the back patio - RSVP »

    Career Services and Professional Development Panel

    • Wednesday, February 19th at 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in KH 237 - RSVP »

Mentor Programs

First-year students are paired with upper-division first generation students while 2L and 3L students are mentored by first generation alumni.


Contact Us

If you are a current student or alumni interested in learning more about the First Generation Scholars Program, please contact Nidhi Vogt, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at nvogt@chapman.edu.