Elite Lawyer

Elite Lawyer Scholarship

Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2023

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 $1,000 scholarship toward your tuition or other educational expenses.

If you have any questions, please reach our team at [email protected].

Who Can Apply?

You are eligible for the Fall 2023 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 2023 semester
  • You are a U.S. citizen
  • 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 (image must be .jpg format).

The deadline to apply is July 18, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. Only one submission per applicant is allowed.

Judging Criteria

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


A clear passion for making a difference in your community


Quality of communication, including organization and clarity


Thoughtfulness, originality, and creativity

The winner will be notified by August 18, 2023, 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

Amara Anyanwu

Spring 2023 Winner

Elite Lawyer has named Amara Anyanwu as the Spring 2023 recipient of our biannual Elite Lawyer Scholarship contest. Amara is a college sophomore at Rice University. Our team is honored to help Amara continue pursuing her educational goals.

Fall 2022 Winner

Shreya Shivakumar

Spring 2022 Winner

Abigail Reeves

Fall 2021 Winner

Claire Rosenberger

2020 Winners

Evan Bannow

Fiza Kuzhiyil - Honorable Mention

Complete the Form Below to Apply

Questions? Contact us here. We are avaialbe during working hours and are happy to help you with any issues. We look forward to your applications!

The Elite Lawyer Scholarship is managed through the OVC Scholarship Network. If you are interested in becoming an Elite Lawyer, contact our team today.

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