Whitney, LLP is seeking applications for its annual scholarship program to be held in 2020. If you are pursuing a J.D. or a pre-law, political science or criminal justice degree, then you are invited to apply.
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Application Deadline: August 1, 2020, for the 2019-2020 school year
- University or Organization: Whitney, LLP
- Department: NA
- Course Level: Undergraduate
- Award: $1,500
- Access Mode: Online
- Number of Awards: NA
- Nationality: US Citizens
- The award can be taken in the United States
- Eligible Countries: Submissions are available only for students from the USA
- Acceptable Course or Subjects: The grant will award for undergraduate study in a J.D./pre-law, political science/criminal justice degree from an accredited university
- Admissible Criteria: To be qualified, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Law students and undergraduate students presently chasing either a J.D. or an undergraduate degree course in pre-law, paralegal studies or political science
- All aspirants must be U.S. citizens
- Candidates need to maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0
- If you are going to be a 1L law student this fall and have not begun classes yet, proof of enrollment will be acceptable.
How to Apply
To apply: Candidates are required to complete the scholarship application form and write an essay of at least 600 words discussing your goals in pursuing a legal education.
- Applicants must send a completed application, essay, and transcript by email to Daniel Whitney Jr., Esq. at [email protected] with the subject line “Whitney Firm Legal Scholarship 2020.”
- Instead, submit a paper application, you can mail to Whitney, LLP. Attn: Daniel Whitney, Jr. Esq. 401 Washington Ave, Suite 1200, Towson, MD 21204
Suggested Essay Topics:
- Explaining your goals in pursuing a legal education and what you hope to accomplish in the field of law.
- Discussing a hardship that you have overcome along the way of your pursuit of higher education that has made you stronger for it.
Supporting Documents: Applicants must submit the following: an official transcript or proof of enrollment and evidence of a qualifying 3.0 GPA. Video submissions: If you want to supplement your essay with a 2-3 minute video that is welcome.
The Whitney Firm is awarding a $1,500 scholarship that may use toward undergraduate or law school education, room, board, books, or other expenses.