The University of Pittsburgh
School of Law

Since 1895, the University of Pittsburgh School of Law has been preparing students to become excellent attorneys and leaders in the legal profession and society. Known and respected globally for our scholarship, we offer quality academics, world-class faculty, endless opportunities for hands-on learning, and exceptional career preparation and placement. With more than 10,000 alumni worldwide, our graduates help build on the legacy and success of Pitt Law while joining a distinct and distinguished community of profound business, government, and public interest attorneys.

List of Funds:

  1. School of Law (Unrestricted Support): To support general Law School programming and school-based initiatives at the discretion of the Dean.

  2. Edwin H. Beachler III Clinical Legal Education Fund: Named for Edwin H. Beachler III (JD ’65), this fund helps provide financial assistance and guidance to students involved with Pitt Law’s seven in-house legal clinics.

  3. Scholarship Fund in Law: To support funding for Pitt Law’s scholarships and financial aid support. Over 75% of our incoming Class of 2022 students received scholarships.

  4. Law School Public Interest Support: To support law students summer fellowships for those interested in giving back to their communities through a career in Public Interest.

  5. Brian Cuban Law Student Wellness Fund: Named after Brian Cuban (JD ’86), the Brian Cuban Law Student Wellness Fund supports the advancement of students’ mental and physical health during law school and prepares them for wellness in the legal profession.

  6. Rule of Law Fellowships: To support LLM students from Afghanistan and Ukraine to become leaders in strengthening democracies and the Rule of Law.

  7. Future Law Project Support: To support leadership conversations about ongoing transformations in the future of law as a field of expertise and information and as a source and expression of social order.

  8. BLSA Student Success Fund: To support Pitt Law’s Black Law Students Association through a resource fund to lessen the financial burden specifically for Black students.