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American Association for Justice Scholarships


Deadline Date: May 1st, 2017
Posted Date: Feb 28th, 2011

2017 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 will award $5,000 scholarships to minority Law Student Members who are entering their first, second, or third year of law school. Winners will be provided travel and accommodations to attend the AAJ Annual Convention in Boston, Massachusetts. 
Deadline: May 1, 2017

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, 2017

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, 2017

Mike Eidson Scholarship
The Mike Eidson Scholarship Fund was established by the AAJ Women for Justice Education Fund in 2008, in honor of AAJ Past President Mike Eidson, whose vision and generosity inspired it. The Mike Eidson Scholarship awards $5,000 annually to a female student entering her third year of law school (the student can be enrolled in a three-year day program or four-year night program) who has demonstrated a commitment to a career as a trial 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 winner must attend the 2017 AAJ Annual Convention in Boston, Massachusetts in order to accept the scholarship. Travel and accommodation will be provided.
Deadline: May 1, 2017

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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