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American Association for Justice Scholarships


Deadline Date: May 1st, 2015
Posted Date: Feb 28th, 2011

2015 AAJ Law Student Scholarship Applications will begin in February 2015!!

Click on each of law student scholarships for more information on how to apply!

The Richard D. Hailey Law Student Scholarship
AAJ's Minority Caucus awards up to six $1,000 scholarships to African American, Hispanic, Asian American, Native American, and Biracial Law Student Members who are entering their first, second, or third year of law school.
Deadline: MAY 15, 2015

Trial Advocacy Scholarship
Open to all AAJ Law Student Members who are entering their second and third year of law school, this $3,000 scholarship is awarded to the applicant who best demonstrates the following: commitment to AAJ and its mission; a desire to represent victims; interest and skill in trial advocacy; and financial need.
Deadline: May 1, 2015

Leesfield Scholarship
Sponsored by AAJ and AAJ member Ira Leesfield, this scholarship awards $2,500 to a Law Student Member to subsidize attendance at AAJ’s Annual Convention. Available to first- and second-year AAJ Law Student Members.
Deadline: May 1, 2015

Mike Eidson Scholarship
The Mike Eidson Scholarship Fund was established by the AAJ Women Trial Lawyers Caucus in 2008, in honor of AAJ Past President Mike Eidson, whose vision and generosity inspired it.  The Scholarship, traditionally given in the amount of $5,000, is awarded annually to a rising 3L (or rising 4L in a night program) female student who has demonstrated a commitment to a career as a plaintiffs’ lawyer or criminal defense lawyer, along with dedication to upholding and defending the principles of the Constitution, and to the concept of a fair trial, the adversary system, and a just result for the injured, the accused, and those whose rights are jeopardized.
The application deadline is May 1, 2015 and the Scholarship will be awarded at the AAJ Annual Convention, which will take place this year on July 12, 2015 in Montreal, Canada.
Deadline: May 1, 2015

Contact Information:
Catherine Rodman
Assistant to the Executive Vice President
American Association for Justice
777 6th Street NW, Ste. 200
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 944-2834

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