Dannnye K. Holley, Dean and Professor of Law

External Scholarships

  • J. L. Turner Legal Foundation Scholarship - The Foundation seeks to administer and support programs to increase diversity
    in the legal profession. At the annual Gala, the Foundation will award both academic scholarships and financial need awards. The academic scholarships are based on grades, difficulty of coursework, community service, and essay submission. The financial need scholarships are based largely on the financial need of the applicant. October 9, 2020 deadline, download the PDF

    • Barbara Jordan Scholarship
    • Fred Finch Scholarship
    • Honorable Phyllis Lister Brown Memorial Scholarship
    • Marie Trahan/Susman Godfrey Scholarship
    • JAG Corp. U.S. Navy (Ret.) Legal Education Scholarship
    • Financial need award

  • Hon. Arlander Keys Scholarship
    The Richard Linn Inn of the American Inns of Court is proud to announce its Hon. Arlander Keys Scholarship for Law Students. This scholarship is part of The Richard Linn Inn’s commitment to fostering the development intellectual property lawyers of high ethics, civility and professionalism, and especially those from diverse backgrounds.
    ($10,000) Download the fillable PDF

  • The L. Clifford Davis Legal Association (LCDLA), formerly known as the Tarrant County Black Bar Association (TCBBA), is pleased to accept submissions for our Annual Scholarship. The Scholarship Selection Committee will award two law students with a minimum of $1000 each in scholarship funds. The LCDLA has typically awarded these funds to students who are either studying in the North Texas area or who originate from the Dallas-Fort Worth area, namely Tarrant County. However, the LCDLA would like to encourage all active Black Law Students Association members, as well as minority students in law schools throughout Texas to apply. Thank you in advance for your interest in receiving a scholarship from the L. Clifford Davis Legal Association. Deadline: September 4, 2020 - 5 pm
    Download the PDF application

  • Dr. Reginald D. Harris Educational Scholarship - . The application deadline is SEPTEMBER 15 for the Fall semester and JANUARY 15 for the Spring semester. Applicants are required to apply for the scholarship each semester because it is based on academic achievement first and then based on need. The committee has never set a minimum scholarship award, however the maximum award that any one recipient will receive for a semester is $1,500.00. Download the PDF

  • John’s Law Firm Scholarship Opportunity for Thurgood Marshall School of Law Students. ($1,500) -
    Deadline December 31, 2020


  • 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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