VALS presents a scholarship each year to a deserving student based upon need, ambition and merit for the purpose of further his or her education in the legal field. This year we will be awarding one $2,000 scholarship to a deserving student who intends to go into the legal field (attorney, paralegal, legal assistant, law enforcement, court system, criminal justice, etc.). The deadline for submitting the application is April 1, 2017.
The award will be made on the basis of the applicant’s scholastic achievement and leadership ability. The need for financial assistance will also be a consideration.
- Have demonstrated an active interest in entering the legal field.
- Have an academic record acceptable to the school or college chosen.
- Provide satisfactory statements from required references.
- Have a grade point average of “B” substantiated by an official grade transcript from school where applicant is currently enrolled.
For more information contact Nancy E. Stewart, Scholarship Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.