Elite Lawyer

Elite Lawyer Scholarship

Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2021

At Elite Lawyer, we recognize high-achieving attorneys who have demonstrated a commitment to their communities and the legal profession. We are proud to support the next generation of leaders by once again sponsoring a scholarship for students pursuing higher education to make a difference in their own communities.

With the added economic and health challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Elite Lawyer recognizes that today’s college students need support now more than ever. We encourage eligible students to enter for a chance to win a $500 scholarship toward your tuition or other educational expenses.

Who Can Apply?

You are eligible for the Fall 2021 Elite Lawyer Scholarship if:

  • You are currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited U.S. college or university
  • Your education will continue through at least the Fall 2021 semester
  • You are at least 18 years old
  • You have a current GPA of at least 3.0

How to Apply

In order to be considered, you must submit either a 500-word essay or a 2-minute video presentation in response to the following question:

What positive change are you working to bring to your community this year?

Along with your essay or video, you must submit your name, date of birth, mailing address, email address, phone number, proof of enrollment, unofficial transcripts, and a professional photograph of yourself.

The deadline to apply is August 1, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. CST. Only one submission per applicant is allowed.

Judging Criteria

Our selection committee will review all applications and select a winner based on:

1

A clear passion for making a difference in your community

2

Quality of communication, including organization and clarity

3

Thoughtfulness, originality, and creativity

The winner will be notified by August 16, 2021, and the award will be sent to the financial aid office at the winner’s college or university. Scholarship winners consent to the use of their name, likeness, and essay or video on our website and other Elite Lawyer marketing channels.

Elite Lawyer Scholarship Winners

madeline gendreau

Spring 2021 Winner

Elite Lawyer is pleased to announce that the winner of the Spring 2021 Elite Lawyer Scholarship program is Madeline Gendreau! Madeline is studying Geosciences and Environmental Studies at Boise State University, and her essay was selected from over 100 applications from students across the United States.

2020 Elite Lawyer Scholarship Winners

Evan Bannow

Fiza Kuzhiyil - Honorable Mention

Complete the Form Below to Apply

Questions? Contact us here. We look forward to your applications!

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