Scholarship for Law Students

Since 2015, ChapmanAlbin has sponsored a yearly $1000 scholarship for incoming and current law students. To apply, a U.S. law student must write a 200-300 word essay on a specific topic and meet a few other criteria for consideration.

Application Deadline

June 15; the winner will be selected, contacted, and announced on or before July 14, 2023.

Eligibility

  • Law student planning on attending, accepted to attend, or currently attending an accredited law school in the U.S.
  • U.S. citizen 18 years or older
  • Applicants may not be current or past employees of ChapmanAlbin or be directly related to a current employee

Requirements

  • Completed scholarship application
  • 200-300 word essay (specific topic details can be found on below submission form)
  • An acceptance letter from an accredited law school in the U.S. (new students) or an unofficial transcript from an accredited law school in the U.S. (current students)
  • All materials submitted by June 15, 2023; late or incomplete applications will not be considered
  • All materials must be submitted electronically via the form on the ChapmanAlbin website (below)

Financial Award

  • Before receiving the award, recipient will be required to demonstrate enrollment at an accredited law school in the U.S.
  • A check for $1,000 will be made to the scholarship recipient’s law school of choice to cover expenses
  • Scholarship is to be used exclusively to cover law school tuition and other related expenses such as books or room/board
  • Recipient is expected to submit receipts in accordance with IRS regulations

Submission Form

Scholarship

  • Essay Question:

    Throughout our history, there have been some ridiculous laws on the books (some that still exist today!), such as:

    • It is illegal to put ice cream on cherry pie in Kansas.
    • In Florida, you are not allowed to break more than three dishes per day, or chip the edges of more than four cups and/or saucers.
    • It is against the law to make faces at dogs in Illinois.
    • In Connecticut, a pickle may not be considered a pickle until it bounces.

    Choose one of the above or a ridiculous law you find on your own, and argue for it in 200-300 words.

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Previous Winners

2022: Natalie Dybeck

2021: Courtney Triplett

2020: Hunter Becker

2019: Adam Griffith

2018: Ivette Chow

2016: Ava Morgenstern

2015: Pooja Shah

Take the next steps to find out if you have a claim:

Step 1.

Talk to an Experienced Attorney Today

Call and speak to one of our attorneys* for a no-cost consultation to discuss your situation, answer your questions, and help you determine the next steps. This call usually takes about 15 minutes, but we are happy to talk to you as long as you would like!

Step 2.

Quick Review of Your Paperwork

If we think you might have a case, we will need to review a few basic documents. If we determine you have a case, then you will have the option to hire us as your attorneys to pursue it.

Step 3.

Signed Attorney/Client Agreement

If you decide to hire us to pursue your case, we will have you sign an attorney-client agreement so we can begin the process of trying to recover your losses.*

*In the vast majority of cases, our agreement is contingent – meaning you won’t owe us any money unless we recover money for you.


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