Through the 2019 $10,000 Rizio Liberty Lipinsky Law School Scholarship, Rizio Liberty Lipinsky provides financial aid (in the form of money for law school) that an aspiring advocate needs, so you can focus on your post-graduate legal studies, internships, legal clinics, and other hands-on experiences.
Law Scholarship Requirements:
For the inaugural Rizio Liberty Lipinsky Law Scholarship, we want to learn why you’re pursuing a career in law. In an essay of 1,000 words or less, please tell us what inspired you to pursue a law degree, what you hope to accomplish upon graduation, and why it is important to you to fight for the rights of your fellow citizens.
Law Scholarship Entry Deadlines:
Applications for the scholarship will be accepted from February 1, 2019, through May 1, 2019. The winner will be notified by June 15, 2019. Submissions received before February 1, 2019, or after May 1, 2019, will not be considered.
Open to future law students who have accepted admission into law school for the 2019/2020 academic year, and to current law school students who will still be in law school throughout the 2019/2020 year.
Eligible students must meet one of the following requirements:
- Future students: Student must be planning to attend law school in the 2019/2020 academic year.
- Current students: Student must be enrolled in law school, and for the 2019/2020 school year.
Law School Scholarship Application Process:
In an essay of 1,000 words or less, please tell us why you’re pursuing a legal career, what you are passionate about, and how the scholarship will allow you to perform your best in law school. Will you be able to free up time and accept a valuable internship? Are there particular volunteer or pro bono services you’d like to be able to participate in, but you need financial help? Explain how this scholarship will enable you to maximize the opportunities to be a voice for victims of injustice. Please email your submission to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Notification of Winner:
The law student selected to receive the $10,000 scholarship from Rizio Liberty Lipinsky Law Firm will be notified by June 15, 2019.
The winner of the 2019 Law School Scholarship will be notified of their win by June 15, 2019. The winner will be required to show proof of enrollment in law school. The financial award will be paid directly to the law school.