Dannnye K. Holley, Dean and Professor of Law

External Scholarships

  • Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation Scholarship..The Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation invites those law students who are in the process of completing their first or second year classes to apply for the DHLF Judicial Internship Program. Judges from Dallas area civil and criminal courts will be participating. Applicants must have completed first-year law school courses from an accredited law school, including civil procedure, legal research, and legal writing courses. All students in Accredited Law Schools (including the UNT Dallas College of Law) are eligible to apply. The Foundation grants stipends to the students chosen to participate in the program. Completed applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM CST, February 26, 2021 (https://www.dallasfoundation.org/scholarship-listing.aspx)

  • Applicants must be willing to commit to a minimum of a four-week internship.  The internships will commence no earlier than May 17, 2021, and must be completed no later than July 16, 2021.  Interns will receive a stipend of approximately $2,000.00 for the four weeks.  Applications are due by February 26, 2021.  Intern selection will be announced no later than the end of March 2021.

  • Corporate Counsel Women of Color - 2021 My Life as a Lawyer Scholarship
    ELIGIBILITY 1L and 2L students who are enrolled in an accredited law school in any state of the United States of America are eligible for the Corporate Counsel Women of Color My Life As a Lawyer Scholarship. DEADLINE Applications must be post-marked no later than June 30, 2021. Deliver through mail only (first-class mail). DO NOT SEND BY CERTIFIED MAIL OR FEDERAL EXPRESS. Email submissions will not be accepted. Deadline June 30,202. Download the application (pdf)

  •  Philadelphia Injury Lawyers. We are offering a $500 scholarship for students interested in/seeking to attend law school in the future. The deadline is July 15, 2021. https://philly-injury-law.com/scholarship.html

  • American Casting & Manufacturing is offering a scholarship for next year's spring semester. The winner will receive $500 to go toward their educational needs. https://seals.com/scholarship/

  • The Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation Scholarship opportunities.  Each year, the DHLF awards scholarships to Hispanic 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls in law school, and offers bar study grants to Hispanic graduates.  The DHLF also sponsors judicial internships for 1L and 2L students with Dallas-area civil and criminal courts.  We invite Hispanic law students at your law school to apply for these opportunities.

    As in previous years, we will be using a single application form that students can use for all programs in which they are interested. The application will open January 1, 2021.

    Scholarship & Bar Study Guidelines

    The following Hispanic law students are eligible to apply for a scholarship : (1) incoming first-year law students who have applied to start law school in 2021, (2) students who will be in their second year in 2021, and (3) third-year law students who will graduate in 2021 or later are all eligible to apply.  Completed applications must be submitted by 11:59 PM CST on February 26, 2021, and decisions will be announced in April 2021.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

     Judicial Internship Guidelines
    The DHLF invites those Hispanic law students who are in the process of completing their first- or second-year classes to apply for the DHLF Judicial Internship Program.  Judges from Dallas area civil and criminal courts will be participating.  Applicants must have completed first-year law school courses from an accredited law school, including civil procedure, legal research, and legal writing courses.  The DHLF grants stipends to the students chosen to participate in the program.

    Applicants must be willing to commit to a minimum of a four-week internship.  The internships will commence no earlier than May 17, 2021 and must be completed no later than July 16, 2021.  Interns will receive a stipend of approximately $2,000.00 for the four weeks.  Completed applications must be submitted no later than 11:59 PM CST, February 26, 2021. Intern selection will be announced by late March, 2021.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

    Please note that a single application may be submitted for the Scholarship/Bar Study Grant and Judicial Internship Programs. 

    How to Apply
    You can apply online by accessing the following website for The Dallas Foundation, an organization that assists the DHLF with its awards programs: https://dallasfoundation.spectrumportal.net/#/accounts/signin

    Read the instructions on the right-hand side of the page to create an account.  The password is:  dhlf.  (You can also find the link at the following website, www.dallasfoundation.org, then click on “Scholarships” then “Scholarship Listing” then “Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation Scholarship".)  Please note that in order to apply through The Dallas Foundation portal, you will need to create an account by clicking “Register,” then selecting “Scholarship Applicant” under Portal Access.  Once you complete and submit all the required information, the system will automatically send you an email confirming your registration.

    Using the username and password you selected, navigate to Scholarship Applicant > Find Scholarships.  Locate the Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation Scholarship, click the link, then enter the access code dhlf.  Once the code is entered, you’ll see the description of the Dallas Hispanic Law Foundation Scholarship and you can begin completing the application. Students should contact scholarhsips@dallasfoundation.org with any questions. 

    If you are no longer the correct individuals to disseminate this information, please send me the contact information for the individual(s) who can help us spread the word to your law students.

  • WOMEN OF LAW – 2021 SCHOLARSHIP Women of Law invites outstanding applications for its 2021 Women of Law Scholarship. Created to benefit women minority law students in the Houston area, Women of Law encourages applications from 1Ls, 2Ls, and 3Ls from South Texas College of Law Houston, Texas Southern University Thurgood Marshall School of Law, and University of Houston Law Center. Applications are due Sunday, February 28, 2021. Download the application here
  • The Bar Exam Prep Scholarship (click for application pdf) serves to facilitate diverse students’ entrance into the legal profession by assisting them to meet the challenges and financial burdens of successfully preparing for the Texas Bar Exam. Those eligible for the scholarship are diverse third year law school students, or graduates within the past 12 months of an ABA-accredited Texas law school, who are preparing for the 2021 Texas Bar Exam.

    APPLICATIONS MUST BE EMAILED NO LATER THAN 11:59 PM CST ON JANUARY 18, 2021 to dipscholarship@texasbar.com. For more information and additional requirements, please see attached application or visit the committee’s website. Scholarship will be announced via email on Friday, February 19, 2021.

  • The Wham & Rogers Law School Scholarship is a recurring scholarship worth $1,000 designed to help one continuing law student with their tuition costs.

    Wham & Rogers proudly supports the education of students to ensure a bright future for our country.  Continuing higher education can be financially challenging and Wham & Rogers is happy to help law students realize their dreams. 

    Application Deadline: March 1, 2021,

    Apply Online: https://urldefense.com/v3/__https:/www.whamandrogers.com/contact/law-school-scholarship/__;!!LkSTlj0I!U1fynzZqU0L6tKSsGPueqqdY6JFxcOtDvDWbcQca1coAmi71Zdb7D4ZGB_R_RMU$

    The winner will be announced by March 31, 2021

    Eligibility requirements:

    • 1L or 2L at an accredited law school in the United States
    • 3.5 or higher GPA
    • Candidates should follow us on social media to stay updated on the scholarship process
  • The Construction Law Section of the Houston Bar Association will award the sum of $1,000.00 to a student selected by the Thurgood Marshall School of Law. Deadline: Wednesday, April 15, 2021. Download the PDF

 

 

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