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For assistance, please call the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid, located in Suite 246 at 1303 San Jacinto Street, Houston, TX 77002.
Phone: 713-646-1820
Fax: 713-659-3807 |


College Scholarships

South Texas provided $3,276,598 in scholarships, grants, and awards to deserving students during the 2013-2014 academic year. These tuition aids, which include those that are established by alumni, individuals, organizations and foundations, are awarded based on academic achievement, financial need, or more specific criteria.

Upon receiving a scholarship, recipients are strongly encouraged to submit a Donor Thank You Letter to the Office of Development and Alumni Relations for mailing to the donor.

All entering students are considered for merit scholarships based on their undergraduate performance and LSAT score. Please contact the Admissions Office at 713-646-1810 for more information on these scholarship:

Hon. Michael H. Schneider, Jr. Animal Law Society Scholarship

Scholarship Amount: $500 (up to two scholarships awarded annually)

Distributed by: Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid

Deadline: Applications are due to the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid by 5:30PM on August 29, 2014.

Eligible students: Any student currently registered at STCL or incoming transfer students are eligible to apply

The Honorable Michael H. Schneider, Jr. Animal Law Society Scholarship will be awarded each year to two deserving students who have demonstrated an interest in animal law, animal welfare, or animal rights. An application for this scholarship must contain:

  • Current academic transcript (unofficial is okay).
  • Current resume.
  • Complete answers to the following questions. Answers must be typed and double-spaced. Include your name, year in school, address, phone number, and email address. Page limit: no more than 4 pages.
    • Describe your interest in animal-related issues and tell us how your law school education will help you to be a better advocate for animals.
    • Please indicate whether you are currently a member of the STCL Animal Law Society and describe your participation in the group (e.g., regularity of attendance at meetings, participation in fundraisers or other STCL-ALS activities, office(s) held, etc.). If you are a transfer student, please indicate if you were involved in an Animal Law Society at your school and describe the level of your involvement.
    • Describe any other animal law or animal-related activities and experience (academic, volunteer, activism, employment, etc.) to date. This includes any activity occurring prior to law school (e.g., high school or college activities or employment).


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