Richard D. Hailey American Association for Justice Law Student Scholarships
The American Association for Justice (AAJ) Minority Caucus will award up to six $1,000 scholarships to incoming first, second, or third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian American, Native American, and biracial AAJ Law Student members. Every applicant must be enrolled in an ABA accredited law school.
Law Students can join the AAJ at the rate of $15. Student membership applications can be found here.
Scholarships will be awarded to the applicants who best meet the following criteria:
- Exhibit an interest and proficiency of skills in trial advocacy
- Express a desire to represent victims
- Demonstrate a commitment to AAJ and dedication to its mission through involvement in an AAJ student chapter and Minority Caucus activities
- Show a financial need for the scholarship
Applications must include:
- A resume
- A 500-word essay on how the applicant meets the selection criteria
- Up to three (3) recommendations from a faculty advisor, trial advocacy professor, dean, AAJ member, or trial lawyer, and
- A completed form verifying the applicant’s student status
For submission guidelines and additional information, please visit the AAJ Website.