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Future Lawyers Scholarship

This scholarship has been verified by the scholarship providing organization.

Offered by The Miami Foundation

Reviewed by Lisa FreedlandLast updated Apr 5, 2024
Multiple awards worth

$5,000

Grade level

Graduate Students

Application deadline:

April 26, 2024

Scholarship Overview

Are you a resident of Miami-Dade or Broward County, Florida who has been admitted to an ABA-accredited Law School? If so, the Future Lawyers Scholarship may be a great opportunity for you! Each year, the scholarship awards $5,000 to multiple Miami-Dade and Broward County residents who will be entering their first year of an ABA-accredited law school. The scholarship may be received for up to three years, and in addition to the monetary reward, winners will have the opportunity to intern and attend events at DRRT, an international law firm. To be considered for the scholarship, interested students must submit a Financial Circumstances Summary, description of their community involvement, a personal statement essay or video, a letter of recommendation, an unofficial transcript, a resume, FAFSA Student Aid Report, and a financial aid award letter.

If you’re from Miami-Dade or Broward County, Florida, and are a first-year law student, we encourage you to apply! Keep on reading to learn more.

About The Miami Foundation

The Miami Foundation, established in 1967, is the organization for people who are passionate about Miami. The Miami Foundation is focused on building a stronger Miami forever. Over the last 50 years they have invested more than half a billion dollars into the Miami community, and house more than $427 million in assets focused on strengthening Greater Miami.

Eligibility information

This scholarship is open to students meeting the below eligibility criteria.

Grade Level

Graduate Students

Minimum GPA

3.5

Academic Interest

Law

State

Florida

County

Miami-Dade County, Broward County

Miscellaneous

Applicants must have been admitted to an ABA-accredited Law School.

Application information

To be considered for the scholarship, interested students must either the essay OR video option in addition to the other application materials listed below.

Essay

Video

Academic transcript

Resume or CV

Letter of Recommendation

FAFSA

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Scholarship FAQ

When will the winner of this scholarship be announced?

The Future Lawyers Scholarship winner will be announced: June 4, 2024.

Who should I contact with any questions about this scholarship?

For any questions regarding this scholarship application, please contact The Miami Foundation at [email protected].

Where can I find help writing my scholarship essay?

For help writing the essay component of this scholarship application, check out our guides How to Write a Winning Scholarship Essay and How to Start a Scholarship Essay (With Examples).

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