SPOUSES OF HOUSTON BARRISTERS - 2023-2024 SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
HISTORY: Founded in 1957, the Spouses of Houston Barristers is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization of attorneys' wives dedicated to enhancing the legal profession through educational, civic, Cultural, and social services to the community.
PURPOSE: To provide financial assistance to second & third year ethnic minority law students attending South Texas College of Law, Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University, and The University of Houston Law Center.
Please mail all documents to the following address by July 7, 2023:
Spouses of Houston Barristers
12035 Circle Drive East
Houston, Texas 77071
The Sarita and Claire Wright Lucas Foundation Scholarship awards $5,000 scholarships to
African-American female law students who have committed to careers as prosecutors. For these future prosecutors the Scholarship program covers the cost of the bar application and preparation up to $5,000. The Scholarship program also offers a $5,000 incentive for scholarship recipients who secure employment as prosecutors.
Open to: Graduating law student preparing to take the Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland or Pennsylvania Bar Exam- and/or Monetary award for recipients who secure employment as prosecutors in Delaware, Massachusetts, Prince George’s County, Maryland, or in the following counties of Pennsylvania: Philadelphia, Delaware, Bucks, Montgomery and Chester.
Application deadline: March 31, 2023
Apply online her: https://saritaandclairefoundation.org/scholarship/
The State Bar of Texas Tax Section’s Law Students Pursuing Tax Law Scholarship Application is now available.
The application is attached and also available on the Tax Section’s website: https://www.texastaxsection.org
Through this scholarship program, the Tax Section annually awards up to three $2,000 scholarships to students demonstrating excellence and commitment to the study and practice of tax law. Any student who is enrolled in an ABA accredited law school at the time the application is submitted, and who intends to practice tax law in Texas, is eligible to apply.
Download the application (pdf)
The due date to apply is Friday, April 23, 2023.
The Construction Law Section of the Houston Bar Association is committed to recognizing and supporting deserving law students who have shown outstanding success in the area of construction law at each of the law schools in the City of Houston.
This year the Board of the Construction Law Section will award the sum of $1,000.00 to a student selected by Thurgood Marshall School of Law. This award is to be made without reference to any existing financial aid or need but will be awarded as an outright gift.
Students that meet the following criteria are encouraged to apply:
A student enrolled in or having completed classes in or involving Construction Law;
A student who has shown exemplary success in Construction Law either through superior grades, publication, internships, or clerkships; and
A student who has evidenced a strong interest in pursuing a career in the practice of Construction Law.
To apply: Send a copy of your transcript and a personal statement no more than 500 words demonstrating your interest in Construction Law. The application deadline is Tuesday, March 28, 2023 by 3:00 pm. Email your transcript and personal statement to firstname.lastname@example.org
The TMSL Scholarship committee will select the recipient on Tuesday, April 4th and the HBA Construction Law Section will invite the recipient to their meeting on Thursday, May 18,2023 to be recognized.
The Houston Bar Association Auxiliary Charitable Fund awards a $5,000.00 scholarship(s) annually to deserving students at each of the Houston area law schools. The selection is based on scholastic achievement, need, and community involvement. It is open to any 2L at the Houston area law schools who is a Texas resident. Last year’s TMSL scholarship winner was Detericka Chambers!
For the past several years, we have been able to award one scholarship to a student at each law school as a result of our fundraising efforts. Questions may be emailed to Greg Griffin at email@example.com.
Click here for the application: https://www.hba-aux.org/charitable-fund-on-line-appication
**ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY APRIL 1, 2023**
Houston Bar Association – Real Estate Section Scholarship 2L & 3L
The Real Estate Law Section of the Houston Bar Association (“HBA”) is currently accepting applications for the section’s scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to second or third year law students from each of the three Houston area law schools (University of Houston, South Texas College of Law Houston, and Thurgood Marshall School of Law) with a demonstrated interest in real estate law. The application is attached.
AWARDS GIVEN: A total of $9,000 will be divided evenly between the three Houston area law schools (University of Houston, South Texas College of Law Houston, and Thurgood Marshall School of Law). The committee may allocate the $3,000 per school to between 1 and 3 student applicants, for a minimum award of $1,000 and a maximum award of $3,000 per recipient.
ELIGIBILITY: Any current second or third year law student currently enrolled at a law school listed above who has earned at least 30 credit hours is eligible to apply.
CRITERIA: Scholarships will be awarded to applicants who have a demonstrated interest in real estate law.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. CDT on Friday, March 31, 2023.
RECOGNITION EVENT: Scholarship recipients will be recognized at a future HBA Real Estate Law Section
Click here to download the infomation and application (pdf)
HBA Probate, Trusts and Estates Scholarship
The HBA Probate, Trusts and Estates Section is committed to recognizing and supporting deserving law students who have shown outstanding success in the areas of Wills, Trusts, Estate Administration, and Estate Planning.
This year they will award the sum of $1000 to a Thurgood Marshall School of Law student that fulfills the following criteria:
To apply: Send a copy of your transcript and a personal statement no more than 500 words demonstrating your interest in Wills, Trusts, Estate Administration, Guardianships, Estate & Gift Tax or Estate Planning. The application deadline is Monday, February 27, 2023, by 3:00 pm. Email your transcript and personal statement to firstname.lastname@example.org
The TMSL Scholarship committee will select the recipient on Tuesday, February 28th and the HBA Probate, Trusts and Estates Section will invite the recipient to their meeting on Tuesday, May 23, 2023, to be recognized
The Southeastern Intellectual Property Job Fair is excited to promote Latham & Watkins, LLP's IP Litigation Summer Program, Pathways Program: 1L Diversity Scholarship, and Diversity Leadership Academy. Please share this with all law students that you think may be interested. The information below was prepared by Latham & Watkins:
Terry Bryant Law Firm Law School Scholarship: Scholarship for students who have been accepted to or is currently enrolled in an ABA or AALS accredited law school: https://www.terrybryant.com/about-us/scholarships/law-scholarship-application-form/
Entry Deadline: June 1, 2023
Eligibility: The Terry Bryant Law School Scholarship is available to all future or current law school students, regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or disability. Applicants must have a cumulative college grade point average of at least 3.0 and must be currently attending or planning to enter a law school accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) or the Association of American Law Schools (AALS).
The $2,500 law school scholarship will be awarded to a future or current law student who can effectively and creatively tell us why they strive to become an attorney. We want to know what motivates candidates to practice law and what they plan to accomplish in their careers as attorneys.
We are accepting applications for the Dorothy Atkinson Legal Education Scholarship on our website. The application package is attached to this email that can be sent to law students and law schools.
The purpose of the NABBS Foundation, Dorothy Atkinson Legal Education Scholarship program is to support the legal education of high achieving underrepresented law students.
Visit our website www.nabbsinc.org for more information.
As you know, one third of your NABBS, Inc. national membership dues of $50.00 are donated to the scholarship program each year; an estimated $1,500 - $1,700. If you are interested in making an additional donation to our scholarship program, use the donation link on the website under NABBS Foundation and include DAL scholarship in the memo section. We look forward to your support as we work together to make a difference in the lives of law school students.
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