Levin College of Law

Merit-Based Scholarships

Awards for entering students are based on information collected in the application for admission. No additional application is required. Scholarship decisions are made starting in December and are completed in April. Recipients are notified by letter on a rolling basis.

Merit Need-Based Scholarships and Grants

To qualify for merit need-based scholarships, an applicant must show high achievement and have the electronic FAFSA results on file with the Levin College of Law by March 15 for fall entrants.

Second and Third Year Student Scholarships

The following scholarships are now being offered for second and third year students. The specific eligibility requirements for the awards are listed below. Applications can be obtained from Student Affairs, Room 164 Holland Hall.

NOTE: Deadline for filing all applications is Monday, September 26, 2016. The Faculty Financial Aid Committee will make the awards by the end of the Fall 2016 semester. Please note that eligibility standards require completion of two (2) full semesters of law school (summers count as ½ semester) therefore, FALL 2016 ENTRANTS CANNOT APPLY FOR THESE AWARDS. Transfer students are eligible if they have completed at least one full semester at the Levin College of Law. Current scholarship recipients are not eligible.

A.H. BURNETT LAW SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:
One (1) award for $1,500.00
Basis of Award: Financial Need (Demonstrated need according to FAFSA)

BENJAMIN H. AYRES SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:
One (1) award of $1,300

Eligibility:

A) Applicants must have completed at least two(2) semesters in the Levin College of Law.

B) Cumulative law school average of at least 3.2 is required to apply.

C) Student must have either attended a Marion County, Florida High School or plans to practice law in Marion County, Florida.

Basis of Award: Academic Merit.

ATWOOD DUNWODY SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

Two (2) awards of $1,050

Eligibility:

A) Applicant must have completed at least 2, but not more than 3 1/2 semesters in law school.

B) Cumulative average of 3.2 to apply.

Basis of award: Financial need and academic merit. (Demonstrated need according to FAFSA)

CENTRAL FLORIDA WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

One (1) award of $1,500

This scholarship includes a mentoring component so the recipient will have access to the Donors for professional advice and consultation, if they so wish.

Eligibility:

A) Student member of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers.

B) Must be from or have family from one of the following Florida counties: Marion, Sumter, Lake, Seminole, Orange, Osceola, Polk, Hardee, or Highlands.

Basis of Award: Financial need and essay (Demonstrated need according to FAFSA)

Note: This award uses a separate application form (along with the general application form) which can be obtained from the Student Affairs, Room 164 Holland Hall.

CLIFFORD W. CRANDALL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

Two (2) awards of $1,500 per year (excluding summer) for two years.

Eligibility:

A) Applicant must have completed at least 2, but not more than 3 semesters in law school.
B) Cumulative average of 3.2 to apply.

Basis of Award: Financial need (Demonstrated need according to FAFSA)

CYPEN and CYPEN SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:
Four (4) awards of $1,000
Eligibility:

A) Applicants must have completed at least two semesters of study in law school.

B) Cumulative law school average of at least 3.2 is required to apply.

Basis of Award: Academic merit

GERALD A. WILLIAMS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

One (1) award of $2,000

Eligibility:

A) Applicant must be a second or third year student with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

B) Applicant must be an active member of the Black Law Student Association (BLSA) or the National Black Law Student Association (NBLSA).

Basis of Award: Academic merit and essay.

Note: This award uses a separate application form which can be obtained from Student Affairs, 164 Holland Hall.

GOLDSTEIN LAW GROUP SCHOLARSHIP in Honor of Assistant Dean of Admissions Michael Patrick

Stipend:

One (1) award of $2,000

Eligibility:

A) Applicant must have completed four semesters in law school.

B) Third-year law student, LSAT score of 159 or higher, has financial need and completes a 100 word essay on why he/she is deserving of the scholarship.

C) Rank in the top one-half of the class at the end of his or her fourth semester.

D) Applicant must have successfully completed at the Levin College of Law at least 29 credit hours of graded coursework.

Basis of Award: Financial need, academic merit and essay. (Demonstrated need according to FAFSA)

Note: This award uses a separate application form which can be obtained from the Student Affairs, Room 164 Holland Hall.

HARRY F. GOODMARK SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

Five (5) awards of $2,100

Eligibility:

A) Second or third year law student with demonstrated need according to the FAFSA.

B) Demonstrated interest in representing injured workers in worker’s compensation proceedings, or domestic violence issues or children’s rights issues or labor or employment law on behalf of low income workers.

C) Cumulative law school average of at least 3.2

Basis of Award: Financial need (Demonstrated need according to FAFSA)

Note: This award uses a separate application form (along with the general application form) which can be obtained from Student Affairs, Room 164 Holland Hall.

THE HONORABLE GEORGE L. AND GLORIA F. PROCTOR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

One (1) award of $3,000

Eligibility:

A) Applicant must have completed at least 2 semesters in law school.

B) Applicant must demonstrate an interest in practicing bankruptcy law in the Jacksonville area either by statement of intent or demonstration of prior residence in the area.

Basis of Award: Financial need and academic merit.  (Demonstrated need according to FAFSA)

Note: This award uses a separate application form which can be obtained from Student Affairs, Room 164 Holland Hall.

I. C. SPOTO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

One (1) award of $1,500

Eligibility:

A) Applicant must have completed at least 2 semesters, but not more than 3 semesters in law school.

B) Cumulative law school average of at least 3.2 is required to apply.

Basis of Award: Financial need and academic merit. (Demonstrated need according to FAFSA)

JEFFREY ALLAN HIRSCH SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

One (1) award of $1,000

Eligibility:

A) Applicant must have completed at least 2 semesters in law school.

B) Cumulative law school average of at least 3.2 is required to apply.

C) Student must have either attended high school in Broward County or plans to practice in Broward County.

Basis of Award: Academic merit.

JUDGE JAMES BRYAN WHITFIELD CONSTITUTIONAL LAW SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

Four (4) awards of $1,250

Eligibility:
Demonstrated high proficiency and interest in the field of Constitutional Law. This includes recipients of the highest grade in the following: Constitutional Law I and II, Florida Constitutional Law, Constitutional Law Seminar and Political Civil Rights. Also, authors of articles or papers dealing with Constitutional Law prepared for the UF Law Review, for Seminars, or for an Independent Study course will be considered. Available to December 2016, May 2017, August 2017 graduates only.

Basis of Award: Consideration is to be given not only to grades, but also to those qualities that will lead to an outstanding career in the field of Constitutional Law.

Note: This award uses a separate application form which can be obtained from Student Affairs, Room 164 Holland Hall.

JUSTICE JORGE LABARGA MERIT SCHOLARSHIP FUNDED BY THE CUBAN AMERICAN BAR FOUNDATION

Stipend:

One (1) award of $1,500

Eligibility:

A) Applicant must be a second or third year student.

B) A Cuban American law student who has distinguished himself/herself academically and/or in service oriented activities OR any law student who has distinguished himself/herself in research, writing, community services, and/or other activities of importance to the Cuban American community.

Basis of Award: Academic merit and essay.

Note: This award uses a separate application form which can be obtained from Student Affairs, Room 164 Holland Hall.

JUSTICE RICHARD W. ERVIN SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

One (1) award of $1,500

Eligibility:

A) Available to December 2016, May 2017, August 2017 graduates only.

B) Cumulative law school average of at least 3.2 is required to apply.

Basis of Award: Financial need and academic merit. (Demonstrated need according to FAFSA)

LEWIS “LUKIE” ANSBACHER ENDOWED MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

Five (5) awards of $3,800

Eligibility:

A) Applicants must have completed at least three (3) semesters and accumulated at least 40 credit hours.

B) Completed a minimum of two courses in real property or in a related subject area.

C) Show evidence of an interest in practicing in the field of real property law.

Basis of Award: Academic merit and demonstrated interest in practicing in the field of real property law.

Note: This award uses a separate application form which can be obtained from Student Affairs, 164 Holland Hall.

LTC JAMES T. ARMSTRONG MEMORIAL VETERAN’S SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

One (1) award of $500

Eligibility:

A) Served honorable in the United States military.

B) Demonstrated selfless service and valor in that capacity, with preference to students who have combat or foreign service.

C) The recipient must have been honorably discharged from active duty service.

D) Applicant must provide a DD Form 214 or an equivalent certificate of release or discharge from active duty. (Proof of Service)

Note: This award uses a separate application form which can be obtained from Student Affairs, 164 Holland Hall.

McLIN BURNSED SCHOLARSHIP FUND in Honor of Walter S. McLin, III and R. Dewey Burnsed

Stipend:

Four (4) awards of $1,375

Eligibility:

A) Applicant must be a Florida resident with the greatest need.

B) Applicant must be a currently enrolled second or third year law student.

Basis of Award: Financial need (Demonstrated need according to FAFSA)

Note: This award uses a separate application form (along with the general application form) which can be obtained from Student Affairs, Room 164 Holland Hall.

McNATT SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

Ten (10) awards of $2,400

Eligibility:

A) Applicants must have graduated from a college in the Southeastern United States and completed at least two semesters of study in law school.

B) Cumulative law school average of at least 3.00 is required to apply.

Basis of Award: Financial need (Demonstrated need according to FAFSA)

SCOTT and LISA HAWKINS CHARACTER & LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

Two (2) awards of $2,000

Eligibility:

A) Applicant must be a third year law student.

B) Applicant must be in the top 25% of the class.

C) Applicant must demonstrate that they exemplify leadership, integrity, character and professionalism through active participation in student organizations, community activities, and/or the legal community.

Basis of Award: Academic merit and essay.

Note: This award uses a separate application form which can be obtained from the Student Affairs, Room 164 Holland Hall.

WALTER “Bud” ROBISON, III SCHOLARSHIP

Stipend:

Two (2) awards of $1,500

Eligibility:

A) Applicant must have completed at last 2 semesters in law school.

B) Cumulative law school average of at least 3.2 is required to apply.

Basis of Award: Financial need and academic merit. (Demonstrated need according to FAFSA)

Other Scholarships

Aaron Swartz Progressive Change Scholarship

The Law Offices of Patel and Soltis would like to announce the formation of the Aaron Swartz Progressive Change Scholarship. Each year we plan to award at least $1,000 to the top essay related to law and activism. This award is open to all part-time and full-time law students. Based on submissions we will award up to three awards.
This scholarship was established as a memorial to Aaron Schwartz and his dedication to activism and the boundaries he pushed.

Amount

$1,000 (up to three awards) for 2016-2017 school year

Criteria:

  • Must be attending an ABA-approved law school for the 2016-2017 school year at least part time.
  • Candidates must submit a 750 to 2000 word essay, not including endnotes upon any subject related to Activism and the Law. Examples would include Immigration reform, Foreclosure Defense, Providing legal resources through technology.
  • All entries will be open for comment on the Focusedlaw.com website.
  • A current resume with contact information must be submitted with each submission.
  • Up to three entries on different topics will be accepted

Deadline

Monday, January 6, 2017, by 5:00PM

Please email your entry to Soltis@FocusedLaw.com. Award(s) will be announced February 4, 2017

Answering Legal’s “Future Attorneys of America Foundation”

  • Deadline for Applications: November 5th
  • GPA: 3.5
  • Requirements: Accepted or Enrolled in Accredited Law School, 500-1000 word essay
    Answering Legal’s Future Attorneys of America Foundation is dedicated in choosing one law student, of academic excellence, every year and awarding them with the FAAF merit scholarship. We consider it a great honor to be able to support law students who show ambition, perseverance, and of course, merit in their studies, in the legal community and in their lives.

http://www.answeringlegal.com/answering-legal-law-scholarship/

Auger & Auger Disabled Scholar Award

As a personal injury law firm, our attorneys frequently represent families who are coping with the aftermath of serious injuries and disabling impairments. We observe firsthand the unique challenges that disabled men and women face and see the strength and perseverance necessary to overcome expectations.As part of our efforts to give back to the disabled community, Auger & Auger is sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship, given twice a year, to assist with tuition and expenses at a qualifying undergraduate institution.

Website

More information can be found here.

The Blanch Law Firm Scholarship Award

This scholarship has been established to award law students who show proficiency in legal research and writing. Eligible applicants must be first- or second-year law students and submit an essay regarding criminal law. The essay must be the student’s original, unpublished work. The paper may be prepared to satisfy a course requirement or for other academic credit. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicants must also submit their ACT & SAT scores, as well as their current GPA.

Award

$250-$1,000

Deadline

Due annually on August 1st

Application

http://www.theblanchlawfirm.com/the-blanch-law-firm-scholarship-award/

Chapman LLC Scholarship for Law Students

Award

$1,000

Deadline

November 15, 2016

Application

http://www.johnschapman.com/law-school-scholarship/

Christensen & Hymas Married Student Law Scholarship

Kenneth L. Christensen and D. Russell Hymas understand the struggles that come with balancing a quality family life and excelling in a challenging law program. Each of them were married and started their respective families during their time in law school. Now, as partners at Christensen & Hymas Personal Injury Law, they want to help students who are undertaking the same life challenges. Ken and Russ understand that commitment to educational excellence tempered with strong values in the home will benefit the lives of your family as well as those you work with in the future. This is why they choose to offer a generous scholarship to a deserving individual who has surmounted obstacles in order to maintain strong family values and a dedicated work ethic in their pursuit of an education in the legal field.

 

Amount

$1,000 for use towards law school costs

Requirements

      • Applicants must be currently enrolled in or have been accepted to (and planning to attend) a Juris Doctorate program in the United States
      • Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
      • Applicants must be legally married
      • Applicants are required to submit a transcript verifying GPA and marital status

Apply

Qualifying students can apply here.

Deadline

The deadline for application submissions is August 1, 2017.

Commitment to Diversity Scholarship

In furtherance of Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete’s steadfast commitment to diversity, we are proud to announce the Commitment to Diversity Scholarship.

 

Amount

$5,000 to be used towards tuition, books and other education related expenses

Requirements

      • Applicants must be in his/her second year of law school at an accredited institution located in one of the states in which the firm has an office
      • Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 at the time of application
      • Applicants must submit the completed application, to include a description of the applicant’s current activities that demonstrate a commitment to diversity in law school or the legal profession and a brief description of how the applicant has overcome obstacles to reach his or her goals.

Apply

To be considered for the scholarship, interested individuals must submit a completed application, available here. Should you wish to confirm receipt of your application, please send it in a manner that notifies you of receipt (i.e., certified return receipt mail).

Applications should be mailed or delivered to:

 

Margaret P. Zabijaka

Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP

200 West Forsyth Street, Suite 1700

Jacksonville, FL  32202-4317.

 

Deadline

Applications must be received by midnight on October 31, 2016. The award recipient will be notified in November 2016 and awarded soon thereafter.

Ehline Law Firm Personal Injury And Military Veteran Scholarship Fund

Deadline: Deadline: These are both yearly contests, and the last day to submit the required materials for each contest will be 11-01 of each year.
Website: Find more information about the personal injury and vet scholarship offerings here
Amount: $500×2.
Renewable/one-time: This is a one time offering per each student and can be re-entered yearly until graduation.
Population: This offering is available to all law school students regardless of seniority.
Requirements:
1. Tort Law Scholarship
Pre-law or regular law students. All applications for the tort law contest scholarship must include a 500 or more word essay about improving the image of the personal injury legal profession. The essay shall include some examples of at least one recent case of capping or running, and the various ways that lawyers can prevent the image of “ambulance chaser” from further spreading into the public conversation.
2. Military Veterans Scholarship
Pre-law or regular law students. The military scholarship requires a copy of your DD-214 and proof of honorable discharge if original discharge was OTH. Roger that? If not, contact us. Other than that,this fund requires applicant to submit a 500 or more word essay about why military vets can make a difference in improving the image of the practice of law. In the essay, the veteran law student shall provide examples of how the discipline, honor and motivation learned in your military training will help you be a better lawyer and improve the image of lawyers in the consumer’s mind. For example, what life lessons did you obtain from your experience in basic training, Military occupational school, etc., and what did you personally learn from these challenges that will help make you a better jurist? How did these experiences help you prepare for law school? Why did you choose law over some other profession? Were you wounded in combat, were you an MP? Tell us everything pertinent to your choice in becoming a legal warrior.
Where to apply for your scholarship: info here

2016 Employment Law Scholarship

Criteria: This scholarship is now available to any student who will be attending an accredited college or university by Spring 2017 and have plans of attending law school in the future or are current attending law school.
Deadline: December 31, 2016
Award Amount: $1,000
Application: http://www.charlotteemploymentlawyers.com/

Farar & Lewis LLP Scholarship

The scholarship is for: $1000, and it can be renewed. Apply by 2/5/2017 – winner picked on 2/13/2017. More information and application at https://www.fararlawgroup.com/legal-scholarship/

For The People Scholarship

Morgan & Morgan is committed to giving back to the community. The law, after all, is about making the world a better place to live in.

When Morgan & Morgan attorneys sign up to work “for the people,” it’s a commitment that extends beyond the courtroom. Many of our partners hold leadership positions in a charitable organization.

We want to inspire young lawyers to approach their careers with the same mindset. The For The People Scholarship will be awarded to an individual who is accepted or currently enrolled as a first year in law school and has made a significant contribution to his or her community.

Amount

$2,000

Requirements

      • Applicants must be currently accepted or enrolled in first year of an accredited law school.
      • Applicants cannot be related to someone who works at Morgan & Morgan.
      • Must answer three essay questions within 700 words.

Essay Requirements
Please answer the three questions provided for your essay. Essays must be within 700 words.

      1. Describe your involvement in the community and how you’ve made a difference.
      2. How has this helped shape who you are today?
      3. How has this shaped your idea of who you want to be as a lawyer?

Apply

To apply for the For The People Scholarship, please email essay answers to scholarships@forthepeople.com. View more details.

Deadline

Applications must be received by December 1, 2016. The scholarship winner will be notified by email on December 31, 2016.

H&M Law Firm Scholarship

The H&M Law Firm is a premier Los Angeles criminal defense law firm. We firmly believe that we owe the next generation of scholars – the same opportunity we had. Many of our attorneys were able to go to college, and eventually law school – only thanks to the financial aid provided to us. Whether it was the good will of friends and family members, state financial aid, or merit/alumni donations from our university – it’s the only reason each of our attorneys was able to get to where they are today. Our team of attorneys has created a renewable, and annual, scholarship in light of this.

Amount

$4,000

Details and Requirements

  • This scholarship is an annual scholarship.
  • We ask applicants to apply by no later than 8/15 — of each year. It will be awarded on 8/25.
  • This scholarship can be used for any type of educational expenses.
  • Winners of the scholarship can also intern at our law offices(if they wish) during their winter, or summer vacations.
  • Applicants must have a GPA of no less than 3.1.
  • Applicants must send an unofficial transcript.
  • Applicants must submit a 500 words essay, about what it means to give back to society, and how they intend on accomplishing this.

Deadline

August 15

Apply

More information about this scholarship and how to apply can be found here.

Howell & Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship

The law offices of Howell & Christmas, LLC, a 10 out of 10 Avvo rated law firm is proud to have served the working men and women of South Carolina, with combined legal experience of over 30 years, in all types of accident and injury cases including car accidents, work accidents and medical malpractice. We have provided over 17 years of pro-bono work in our communities and started the non-profit Low country Helmets for Kids whose mission is to give away free bicycle and skateboard helmets and help prevent childhood brain injuries from occurring. $1000 will be awarded to a high-achieving, bright student who intends to pursue a career in law.

Website

More information can be found here.

Icing On The Ring Triumph Over Breast Cancer Scholarship

Like so many in the community, we at Icing On The Ring have witnessed the devastating effects of breast cancer and its ability to completely overturn a life. That is especially true when an individual is working hard to put themselves through school. Although all college students face difficult obstacles, we believe that a disease like cancer should not be allowed to derail an aspiring student’s dream. Our intention is to offset the financial burden to a student who is continuing to study despite their encounter with breast cancer with two $1000 scholarships, one in the Fall and the other in the Spring.

Website

More information can be found here.

Katz & Phillips Single-Parent Scholarship

The attorneys of Katz & Phillips, P.A. have seen firsthand how difficult it can be to manage family obligations while attending law school. This is even truer if you are a single parent. As divorce attorneys we frequently work with single parents who attend school or plan to return to school. That’s why we created this $1,000 scholarship for single parents pursuing a law degree.

Amount

$1,000

Requirements

      • Applicant must be either a current law student at an accredited law school or at an accredited undergraduate university planning to attend and accepted into law school for the following academic year.
      • Applicant’s life has been impacted by single parenthood
      • Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA.
      • Must submit an essay between 500 and 1,000 words.
      • Applicants must submit an official copy of their transcript.

Essay Requirements
Please choose one of the three questions provided for your essay. Essays must be between 500 and 1000 words.

      1. How has being a single parent affected your education?
      2. How have you overcome a particularly difficult obstacle in pursuing your legal education?f
      3. How will this scholarship help you and your family while you pursue your legal education?

Apply

To apply for the Katz & Phillips Single-Parent Scholarship, please complete our online application or email us directly at dkatz@kplegalteam.com.

Deadline

July 31 Annually

Lamber-Goodnow Scholarship

$1,000 scholarship. The personal injury lawyers on the Lamber-Goodnow team want to see the best and most qualified individuals enter the legal profession regardless of economic circumstances. To help this cause, we created a law school scholarship. The deadline is December 1, each year. More information here.

Legal Scholarship by Moses & Rooth, Attorneys at Law

Who is eligible: Law students who are enrolled in a United States law school.

Deadline

June 1, 2017

Application

https://www.mosesandrooth.com/2017-legal-scholarship/

Normandie Law Firm Access-For-All Scholarship

As part of its goal to make education accessible to everyone, the firm has established the Normandie Law Firm Access-For-All Scholarship.

Deadline

The scholarship is offered twice a year. The deadline for the first round is June 1, 2016. The deadline for the second round is December 1, 2016. Only one application per student per year is accepted.

Details & Application

More information can be found here.

NYCDivorceLawyers.com Scholarship

Amount

$1200

Deadline

9/25/2016

Information and Application

https://www.nycdivorcelawyers.com/law-poliscience-scholarship/

Rosenthal & Wadas Criminal Defense Scholarship

We are excited to offer the Rosenthal & Wadas Criminal Defense Scholarship to all students accepted to or currently enrolled in a United States law school for the 2017 Spring Semester. Applicants will be required to demonstrate both their merit and need for this scholarship.

Amount

$1,000

Requirements

      • Applicant must be accepted to or enrolled in a United States law school for the 2017 Spring semester.

Apply

Only online applications will be accepted. View the application.

Deadline

December 31, 2016

Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Latin Heritage Law Student Scholarship

Steinger, Iscoe & Greene are proud to serve the people of Florida and California and to give back to our community. Since 1997 we have worked to represent those injured by the carelessness and negligence of others and to help victims and their families get back on their feet. Now we are pleased to present a $1,000 scholarship to one student of Hispanic descent seeking to obtain a law degree.

Website

More information can be found here.

Steinger, Iscoe & Greene Law Scholarship for Child Advocates

We believe that attorneys stand in a unique place to be able to help families and individual victims of child abuse. While the damage that abuse causes can be life-long, a dedicated lawyer can help end abuse, establish legal protections for victims, win custody battles, and even secure compensation to provide medical treatment and therapy. These are the essential tools to protecting children and helping them manage and move past trauma as they grow.

Website

More information can be found here.

The Tix Team 2014 Law Scholarship for Veterans

At the law firm of The Tix Team, we believe there is no career nobler that a military veteran could choose than the practice of law. That’s why we are offering a $1,000 scholarship for veterans pursuing a Juris Doctor degree.

Amount

$1,000

Requirements

      • Applicant must be either a current law student at an accredited law school or a student entering law school (having already been accepted to an accredited law school) this year.
      • Applicant must be a veteran
      • Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA.
      • Must submit an essay between 500 and 1,000 words.

Essay Requirements
Please choose one of the three questions provided for your essay. Essays must be between 500 and 1000 words.

      1. How has your military service inspired you to a career in the law?
      2. How has your military service affected your outlook on our legal system?
      3. What has been your greatest challenge in balancing your military career and your pursuit of a legal education?

Apply

To apply for The Tix Team Veterans Scholarship, please complete our online application found here.

Deadline

July 31 Annually

Wolf & Pravato “Future Lawyers of America” Scholarship

The Wolf & Pravato “Future Lawyers of America” Scholarship is open to students who have been accepted to or already attending an accredited law school for a full-time or part-time law degree in the USA. The $1000 scholarship is available to individuals who are outstanding, promising scholars that possess a commitment for excellence. Eligibility requirements and awards are at the sole discretion of Wolf & Pravato and are not guaranteed.

Amount

$1000

Requirements

      • All applicants must either be currently enrolled in or accepted to an accredited law school within the US.
      • Applicants must have a minimum 2.8 GPA.
      • Applicants must submit an unofficial copy of their transcript.
      • Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.

Deadlines

      • Fall Semester – July 31, 2016
      • Spring Semester – November 30, 2016

Essay Topic

Describe one personal experience that has inspired you to become a lawyer.

      • Essays must be between 500 – 1,000 words.
      • Demonstration of community involvement or volunteer experience is a definite plus!

Apply

Find more information and complete the online application here.

Yanez & Associates Family Law Scholarship Program

Deadline

August 31 (annually), Winners are selected by September 15

Description

The Family Law Offices of Yanez & Associates is pleased to announce their annual essay scholarships. The essay contest is open to all current law students and prospective law students awaiting admission. There will be two winners. First place: $2,000.00 and second place: $1,000.00. The goal of the scholarship is to motivate students to pursue a career in family law. For details on how to submit your essay, please visit our website for details, terms and conditions.

Website

More information can be found here.