George A. Strait Minority Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$5,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 1

Monday
Awarded By:

American Association of Law Libraries

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Up to four awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a graduate student at the time of application.
  2. Must be a minority student.
  3. Must plan to pursue a career related to law libraries.
  4. Must major in law or legal resource management.
  5. Must be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident.
  6. This award is for U.S. students.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: This award is available for minority graduate students who are pursuing a career related to law libraries. Click here to learn more and to apply, today!

Application requirements for the George A. Strait Minority Scholarship are:

  • Official Transcript
  • Recommendation letter (x3)
  • Personal statement (x2)
  • Application form
  • Resume
Additional Information: This award is provided annually in honor of George A. Strait, an exceptional law librarian and life-long member of the American Association of Law Librarians.

Award Amount: The amount of each award varies depending on the availability of funding, as well as the applicant's unmet financial need.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $5,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 1

Applications and information are available at the American Association of Law Libraries website. In addition to a completed application form, students must submit the following items: a letter from an admissions officer confirming enrollment; three letters of recommendation; one personal statement describing the student's interest in working with law libraries; a personal statement describing the student's financial needs; an official transcript; and a recently updated resume. All applications and supporting documents must be received by the deadline date.
Contact: n/a
Address: 105 W. Adams Street Suite 3300 Chicago, Illinois 60603

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