AAJ Trial Advocacy Scholarship

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AAJ Trial Advocacy Scholarship 

Open to all AAJ Law Student Members who are entering their second and third year of law school, this $2,500 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.


A $2,500 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 has passed.

 Send applications to:

American Association for Justice
Attn: AAJ Trial Advocacy Scholarship
777 6th Street, NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20001
800.424.2725, ext. 8612



Past Recipients

2013: Kyle Peasley

2012: Shawna Booth

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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