In partnership with AccessLex Institute, we are thankful for the opportunity to provide Vanderbilt Law students with access to the VLS Student Hardship Fund.
AccessLex Institute created the Law Student Emergency Relief Program to help member law schools provide emergency funding and other resources* to students who find themselves in need due to the unprecedented disruption in their educational and professional lives caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
Students who meet the criteria for the VLS Student Hardship Fund must complete the application below to be considered. All VLS students are eligible to apply for up to $500. Additional hardship funding may be available after three months, depending on available resources.
Completing this application does not guarantee financial assistance. Students who are not already receiving funds from the Vanderbilt University Hardship Fund will be given priority.
All funding requests will be reviewed and processed within two weeks of submission. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis as funds remain available.
Funds will be credited to your student account and provided via direct deposit or, if you do not have direct deposit, will be mailed to your home address.
If you are not currently signed up for direct deposit, but would like to take advantage of this feature, please follow these simple instructions:
If additional information is needed from you, we will reach out via email.
Students with any questions should email the Office of Student Affairs.