Do I need to provide any parental information to be considered for a Need-Based Grant?
Yes. In order to be considered for a Brooklyn Law School Need-Based Grant, applicants must submit theirs and their parents’ most recent Federal Income tax return including all forms and addendums.
Do I need to provide my parents’ information on the FAFSA?
No. Applicants to law school should not provide parents’ information on the FAFSA. All law students are considered independent for Federal Financial Aid.
What is Brooklyn Law School’s FAFSA code?
The FAFSA code for Brooklyn Law School is G02677.
Do I need to complete a new Application for Financial Aid each year?
Yes. Every spring, prior to the academic year, you must complete and submit your FAFSA at fafsa.ed.gov, and the Brooklyn Law School Application for Financial Aid at BLSConnect.
What Financial Aid application materials are required?
All applicants must complete and submit the Brooklyn Law School Application for Financial Aid at BLSConnect. Applicants interested in Federal Financial Aid must complete their FAFSA after January 1. Need Grant applicants should check BLSConnect for instructions to apply for a need-based grant.
What types of Financial Aid are available?
Brooklyn Law School offers merit scholarships and need grants. Eligible applicants may apply for Federal Financial Aid, which includes Direct Unsubsidized Loans, Graduate Plus Loans, and Public Service Grant programs.
When is the Financial Aid deadline?
Admitted applicants should complete and submit their Brooklyn Law School Application for Financial Aid through BLSConnect by April 15. Applicants who are admitted to the Law School after April 15 should complete and submit their application within thirty days of their admittance.
Where do I complete and submit my FAFSA?
Complete the FAFSA online at fafsa.ed.gov using BLS school code G02677.
Where do I find the Financial Aid application?
The Brooklyn Law School Application for Financial Aid is available through BLSConnect.
How do I apply for a Need-Based Grant?
You must complete a Need-Based Request through BLSConnect and submit yours and your parents’ most recent federal tax return including all forms and addendums as well as a FAFSA.
Does BLS sponsor a loan forgiveness program?
Yes, our Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP) is available to students who meet a specific set of guidelines. To learn more about this program, see Loan Repayment under Tuition and Financial Aid.
Where is the Office of Financial Aid located?
The Office of Financial Aid is located in Brooklyn Law School's offices in 111 Livingston Street, on the 21st floor. We are conveniently located near the Registrar’s Office and Student Accounts. You do not need an appointment to meet with a financial aid counselor. However, we also have a dedicated Assistant Director of Financial Aid, Sissel Funaro, that works with prospective and admitted students. Her office is located in the Admissions Office on the first floor of 250 Joralemon Street. She can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone at (718)-780-0312.
What are the hours of operation for the Office of Financial Aid?
We are open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. If you wish to meet with someone after these hours you should request an appointment via email.