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Pearson announces Scholarships and Fee Waivers for Law Students in India


Pearson announces Scholarships and Fee Waivers for Law Students in India

Pearson, the world's leading education services company, announced the award of scholarships to 23 law students based on performances in the recently concluded LSAT-India exams.

The LSAT-India, developed for law schools in India, is a special version of the renowned LSAT® (Law School Admission Test) conducted globally by the Law School Admission Council (LSAC).

Pearson unveiled the scholarships, alongside a waiving of fees for students sitting for the LSAT-India exams, to promote law as a career in India, with decisions based on candidates' performance in the LSAT-India.

The exam results have been published on the LSAT-India website. Candidates will be able to check their results by entering their registration number and password provided at the time of registration.

All students applying for a Bar Council of India (BCI) accredited five-year B.A. LL.B. program and for any three-year LL.B./L.L.M. program within India who sat for the LSAT-India conducted in May this year, were eligible for the scholarships.

A total of 20 scholarships will be awarded to candidates applying for the five-year law program and 3 for the three-year law programs. Pearson will also waive test fees for the top 80 candidates who sat for the LSAT-India.

Commenting on the announcement of the results and scholarships, Khozem Merchant, President, Pearson India, said: "I would like to congratulate the winners of the Pearson Law Scholarships. These students have worked hard and I wish them all the very best in their pursuit of a legal education and career."

Candidates from Delhi dominated the scholarships, closely followed by Kochi and Kolkata. The largest number of fee exemptions also went to students from Delhi, Kolkata and Bangalore. They will be notified via e-mail by next week.

For more information on the scholarships and fee waivers or how the winners can avail them, please visit the LSAT-India website at www.pearsonvueindia.com/lsatindia.

About Pearson

Pearson (NYSE:PSO), the global leader in education services, education technology and school solutions, provides innovative print and digital education materials for pre-K through college, student information systems and learning management systems, teacher professional development, career certification programs, and testing and assessment products that set the standard for the industry.

Pearson's other primary businesses include the Financial Times Group and the Penguin Group. For more information, go to www.pearsonschool.com.

Pearson announces Scholarships and Fee Waivers for Law Students in India

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