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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.
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Albertson & Davidson, LLP College Scholarship

Scholarship eligibility and application requirements:

The Albertson & Davidson, LLP College Scholarship is open to individuals who are currently attending or are planning on attending an accredited United States college or university during the fall 2016 semester.

This scholarship is only available for students attending domestic US based colleges.

In order to participate in the essay contests, applicants must submit a 500-word essay answering the question posed below as an attachment to In addition, applicants must provide the following information:

  • Their full name, address, and phone number
  • The name of the institution they plan to attend in the fall of 2016
  • Their major or other program of study
  • If the applicant is under 18, contact information for his or her parents or other legal guardian

Upon receipt of their materials, our attorneys will review the submissions and determine a winner based on the quality of the response and the applicant’s demonstrated potential for academic success.

Please submit your essays by 8/24/16 to Winners will be notified by email on or around 9/01/2016.

If you can answer this question in 500 words, you may receive a $2,500 college scholarship! Your Essay Question:

Courts in the United States have little power to change the terms of a valid will, even if some of its terms seem unfair to people who would normally expect to inherit assets. Do you think that it should be legal to disinherit your spouse or children, and should courts be able to change the terms of a will that they decide is unfair? Why or why not?

Real Estate, Probate & Trust Law - REPTL Scholarship

Writing Contest open to all law students in good standing, including those who have graduated within 8 months.

Topic: Essay on a general or current topic dealing with real property, probate, or trust law. The Contest is designed to attract students to the real property, probate, and trust law fields, and to strongly encourage scholarship in these areas.

Deadline: January 6, 2017
Award: $5,000


Houtan Scholarship Fund

Description: The Houtan Scholarship Foundation seeks students from all origins, Iranian and non-Iranian, who have high academic performance and proven interest in promoting Iran's great culture, heritage, language and civilization.
Eligibility: Must have working knowledge of Farsi, interest in Iranian culture/heritage/literature, attending graduate school, academic success/significant improvement in academic success, financial need
Award: $2,500 per semester
Deadline: (Fall) June 1, (Spring) October 1
Contact: The Houtan Scholarship Foundation
300 Central Ave
Egg Harbor Twp., NJ 08234
(609) 653-9317

Kappa Alpha Theta Foundation

Description: The foundation is able to provide scholarships to Thetas in good standing for undergraduate and graduate education. Please refer to the website for an A to Z listing of scholarships and applications.
Eligibility: Women only, must be a U.S. or Canadian citizen. Scholarships are based on financial need, and be a KAT member in good standing.
Award: Varies by scholarship
Deadline: Varies
Contact: Kappa Alpha Theta Foundation
8740 Founders Road
Indianapolis, IN 46268-1300
(317) 876-1870

Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans

Description: The purpose of The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans is to provide opportunities for continuing generations of able and accomplished New Americans to achieve leadership in their chosen fields. The Program is established in recognition of the contributions New Americans have made to American life and in gratitude for the opportunities the United States has afforded the donors and their family
Eligibility: New American, merit
Award: $20,000 (plus 50% of tuition)
Deadline: Varies

Practicing Law Institute Bar Review Program Tuition Scholarships

Description: PLI awards scholarships covering the full or partial tuition cost for attending its seminars. Law students generally receive full scholarships to most programs, except for a $25 application fee (below). Faculty usually receives 75% scholarships to most programs. Scholarships are also available to legal aid and government attorneys, judges, judicial clerks, and employees of nonprofit organizations.

Eligibility: Attend bar review course
Award: Seminar tuition
Deadline: Varies
Contact: Mark Dighton, Director of Law School Relations
(212) 8245841

The Reeves Law Group Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who best demonstrates a genuine desire and goal of using the legal system to fix problems or improve conditions in our society. Worthy deeds that you have already performed will be considered.


To be eligible for our scholarship contest, you must be: a legal US resident, and either a current (1) law student at an accredited U.S. law school, or (2) an undergraduate student who has applied or will apply to law school. Students with full academic scholarships are not eligible to enter the contest. Proof of enrollment must be provided. We will accept digital scans of the following as a valid proof of enrollment via email attachment with your application:

• Unofficial transcript (Applicant must submit by mail an un-opened copy of official transcripts if elected as a finalist).
• Letter from Admissions confirming deposit on school letterhead
• Official enrollment verification form
• Acceptance letter on school letterhead

December 15, 2016

For more details and to access application, please visit:

Texas Young Lawyers Association
Diversity Scholarship Program 2016 – 2017

The Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA) began over 80 years ago as the Texas Junior Bar association. Growing from an initial membership of 200 lawyers, the organization now boasts over 26,000 members. Each attorney licensed in Texas who is age 36 or younger as of June 1, or who is within his or her initial 60-month licensing period before June 1, is a regular member of TYLA. No application or separate dues are required.TYLA recognizes diversity based upon gender, national origin, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, socio- economic status and geography.

Scholarship Criteria and Eligibility: The Diversity Committee intends to award a $1,000 scholarship to one or more law students at each of the ABA-accredited law schools in Texas. The recipient must either be attending or have been admitted to one of the Texas law schools. In awarding the scholarships, the Diversity Committee will consider the applicant’s resume, response to the attached essay questions, letter(s) of recommendation, demonstrated commitment to diversity, academic performance, and financial need.

Deadline: October 7, 2016
Award: $1,000

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