Trial Advocacy Scholarship

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Trial Advocacy Scholarship 

Now Accepting 2014 Scholarship Applications!

This scholarship is open to all AAJ Law Student Members who are entering their second or third-year of law school. A $3,000 scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who best:

1.    Demonstrates a commitment to AAJ and dedication to its mission through extensive
       involvement in AAJ student chapter activities;
2.    Expresses a desire to represent victims;
3.    Exhibits an interest and proficiency of skills in trial advocacy;
4.    Shows a financial need for the scholarship.

Applications must include the following:

•    A resumé
•    A statement of financial need
•    A 500-word essay on how you meet the criteria
•   Up to three (3) recommendations from a faculty adviser, trial advocacy professor, dean, AAJ
     member, or trial lawyer; and
•    A completed form verifying your student status.

Download and print out the form »  

Every applicant must be enrolled in an ABA accredited law school. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The application deadline is May 1, 2014.

Send applications to:

American Association for Justice
Attn: AAJ Trial Advocacy Scholarship
777 6th Street, NW
Suite 200 
Washington, DC 20001


The 2013 Trial Advocacy Scholarship was awarded to Kyle Peasley of Penn State Dickinson School of Law.

The American Association for Justice
777 6th Street, NW, Ste 200 • Washington, DC  20001 • 800.424.2725 or 202.965.3500

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