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The American Association for Justice Scholarships, Deadline: May 1st

The scholarships available are:

Alia Herrera Memorial Scholarship: The Alia Herrera Memorial Scholarship, with an award amount of $3,000, is open to Law Student Members who are entering their second or third year of law school, or have the equivalent of one year to complete.

The Richard D. Hailey Law Student Scholarship: AAJ's Minority Caucus awards up to six $1,000 scholarships to African American, Hispanic, Asian American, Native American, and Biracial Law Student Members who are entering their first, second, or third year of law school.

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.

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.

For more information on these scholarships and to download the application, please visit their website at or if you have any questions, contact Catherine Rodman at or 202-944-2834.


Nery Gallegos