Jackson Lewis Scholarship

Jackson Lewis Scholarship

The Jackson Lewis Scholarship is provided through the generosity of the law firm of Jackson Lewis P.C. This scholarship is awarded to a student with a well-articulated interest in fields related to labor law or employment law with a desire to pursue a career in those fields.

Benefits

  • Fall Cash Award of $5,000
  • Tuition Benefit for Fall Semester

Eligibility

  • First-year law students: Applicants are to apply in Spring Semester of their first-year and the award is disbursed Fall Semester of second-year
  • Interest in fields related to labor law or employment law with a desire to pursue a career in labor law or employment law
  • 3.00 law school GPA
  • Recipient is in some way underrepresented in the field of law including, but not limited to first-generation college graduate or from a socio-economically disadvantaged background

Application Requirements and Selection
Applicants must complete the Common Scholarship Application

  • Resume
  • Written personal statement (approximately 500 words) explaining the applicant’s background that meets the eligibility requirements and basis for his or her interest in labor law or employment law
  • Unofficial law school transcript

Members of the College of Law faculty or administration and a representative of the law firm of Jackson Lewis P.C. will select the recipient of the scholarship.