Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Albany Law School

Programs & Projects

We believe diversity is not only an asset, but that it is our responsibility to create an educational experience that reflects the diversity of our world. Albany Law School offers a variety of paid and volunteer opportunities for students to learn about and/or encourage diversity.

  • Summer Programs for Incoming Undergraduate Students
  • Youth Tutoring Work/Study Programs
  • Volunteer Diversity Mentor/Tutoring Opportunities
  • Diversity Mentorship Program for Students
  • The Language Project  (Professional development for bilingual and/or multilingual students)
  • Lean Into Success Program

Student Organizations

Our students come from all backgrounds and experiences, and with more than 20 student organizations: there is a place for everyone. Many groups work for social change through public forums, publish articles, or sponsor and host well-known speakers. Others may donate their time for legal research for a group in need, solicit pro bono legal help, or raise funds for a specific cause.

Explore our student organizations and get involved

External Scholarships & Fellowships

The Financial Aid Office frequently receives information from various outside organizations that offer scholarships. This information is distributed to Albany Law School students and/or applicants for admission, usually via email, depending on the scholarship criteria.


    • Harter Secrest & Emery Diversity Scholarship
    • Fish & Richardson Fellowship
    • Bronx Residents Scholarship
    • DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarship


    ​Organizations such as civic groups, alumni associations and local bar associations may have scholarship programs. The following websites may help you with your search:



    Since 2007, Albany Law has offered a series of events and lectures covering a wide range of topics related to diversity, inclusion, and social justice.

    Inaugural Critical Race Theory Dialogue Afro LatinX Identity and the Law

    Inaugural Critical Race Theory Dialogue Afro LatinX Identity and the Law

    Diversity Week 2022

    DEI Week 2022

    Lean Into Success 2022

    Lean Into Success 2022