Legal Scholarship 2017-2018 All applicants must be currently pursuing a law related degree or be accepted into a legal program, must currently hold or anticipate a high school diploma or GED within the 2015-2016 school year, and currently hold a 3.0 or higher GPA.
What’s a law related degree? Pre-law, Paralegal Studies, Legal Assisting, Juris Doctor
Who can apply? High school seniors and anyone currently pursuing or accepted into a legal program.
Application Deadline: July 15, 2017 All application materials must be emailed no later than the deadline date. Materials received later will be rejected, resulting in disqualification.
Winner will be chosen by: August 17, 2017 Non-winners will not be notified.
Applicant Must Meet All Requirements
Applicant must be currently pursuing a law related degree
Have earned a high school diploma or GED
Hold a 3.0 or higher overall GPA
Be a US citizen
Applicant Must Provide Following Documentation by Email ONLY
Unofficial Transcript As the preliminary screening takes place, an unofficial transcript from your most recent schooling is required. If our team decides that you may be a potential winner, you will be contacted and asked to mail or electronically send an official, unopened transcript to ultimately prove the provided information on the unofficial transcript was correct, and you meet all of the requirements. Please do not initially send the official copies.
Current Proof of Enrollment Examples: Enrollment verification letter, acceptance letter, course registration for upcoming semester, etc.
INTRODUCTION: 100-200 Words Tell us about yourself! Why are you applying for this scholarship? Feel free to include fun facts, a relevant picture, or anything that you feel would make yourself stand out to us.
Application (attached below)
Short Survey (attached below)
SHORT ESSAY: In 300-600 words, write about ONE of the following:
How will you make an impact on society once you earn your degree?
If you had the power to change a law: which would it be and why?
A defining moment in your life that made you want to pursue a law related career
A recent publicized verdict, settlement, or case in the news that you think was unfairly solved or portrayed. How would you have changed it?
Deadline & Submission InformationCompleted applications must be sent and arrive no later than the set deadline of July 15, 2018. There will be absolutely no exceptions. Submit all applications and questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org Click to Download: Scholarship Application Please note: By sending your application, you agree to use the scholarship prize for education purposes only: tuition and or related expenses such as school supplies, books, etc. After winning, for tax purposes only, you will be asked to provide your SS# and permanent address. Submitting your application hereby gives us permission to use your Introduction and/or your Short Essay for the firm’s various marketing platforms, including but not limited to blog, social media accounts, and website. The information from your survey may be pulled for anonymous statistics. We will never ask to share information on your application form, as that is considered completely confidential.
Essay Question What non-academic skill helped you get through high school? How did you acquire this skill (maybe a sports team or a specific event in your life)? How will you apply this skill to your time in college? Submission Deadline: July 31st at 11:59 pm EST
Submit your essay between 300 and 400 words, by July 31st at 11:59 p.m. EST.
On August 4th we will post all qualifying submissions.
Come back to this page to vote for your essay.
An email reminder will be sent to all students when the voting starts.