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Scholarship Details

Andrew Lynch Criminal Defense Scholarship


  • This scholarship is open to any student who is currently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate, graduate, or professional program in the United States. This includes accredited community college students as well as high school seniors and students who possess a GED who have been accepted to or are enrolled in an accredited program.
  • The scholarship applicant must be able to demonstrate their commitment towards helping the accused with a clear plan for how they are going to do this after they have completed their formal education.
  • All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00 or above.

More Details

All applications must be submitted by March 15, 2020.

How to Apply

  • Answer the following questions in an essay of 1,000 words or less:


    –  What experience most inspired you to want to help people who are accused of crimes?

    – What is the particular population of people you want to help and/or area of the law that

    you want to uphold?

    – What are your work/career goals and how is your education going to help you to realize

    these goals to the extent that you will be able to help people who are accused of


  • Submit your unofficial transcripts and updated resume with your essay.

The application and submission guidelines can be found on the scholarship’s website.

Deadline: 03/15/2020

Amount: $1000

Online Application Available

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