Fitch offers scholarships for current and future law school students
Fitch Law Partners LLP will be awarding a scholarship to a current law school student as well as an undergraduate student with aspirations of going into law school. The goal of these scholarships is to help a lawyer of tomorrow with the financial cost of higher education. Our firm is proud to be investing in the education of future attorneys by helping students with their tuition expenses.
Scholarship #1: Current Law School Students
Prize - $1,500
All applicants must be currently enrolled or accepted for the 2017-2018 school year at a law school and have a 3.0 or higher GPA.
Scholarship #2: Future Law School Students
Prize - $1,000
All applicants must be currently enrolled or accepted for the 2017-2018 school year at an undergraudate college, have a 3.0 or higher GPA, and have aspirations to attend law school.
To apply for these scholarships, please write a 500 word minimum essay answering one of the questions below. Also include an explanation of 100 words or less about why you want this scholarship. Our firm will evaluate each submission and select the winner for each scholarship based on who wrote the best essay.
1. What book or author has had the biggest impact on changing the way that you think and your aspirations as a lawyer?
2. Please describe how any lawyer or judge has particularly inspired you?
3. What obstacles have you overcome in your life and how have those experiences influenced your aspirations for a legal career?
Deadline and Submission Information:
APPLICATIONS HAVE ALREADY BEEN COLLECTED FOR THE 2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR and the scholarship winners have been announced. We will open up the application process again for the 2017-2018 school year in January 2017.
Completed applications must be submitted by March 1, 2017. We will select a winner by April 1, 2017.
You must also include a school transcript with your application. Students will be required to provide proof of enrollment and student ID number.
By sending your application, you agree to use the scholarship funds for education purposes only. Check will be sent directly to the school's Financial Aid Office in the student's name.