G. Rollie White Public Service Scholarship

G Rollie White Scholars
2018 – 2019 G. Rollie White Scholars (l-r) Melissa Sopher ’21, Nat Fine ’20, Camille Fenton ’19

The class of 2022 G. Rollie White Public Service Scholarship covers full tuition and fees for three years and includes a $4,500 stipend for public interest legal work in the scholar’s first summer. The scholarship will be awarded to an entering student with strong academic credentials and demonstrated commitment to public service who plans to pursue a legal career helping the under-served. The scholar will be selected through a competitive process in spring 2019. The scholarship is funded in part by a generous gift from the G. Rollie White Trust and is designed to help increase access to justice and encourage public service by students. The inaugural scholarship was awarded in April 2014.

Class of ’22 Scholar:

For more information, please email: justicecenter@law.utexas.edu

Application Information

Class of 2022 application period is closed. Class of 2023 application information will be posted in fall 2019.

The class of 2022 scholarship recipient is expected to actively participate on the Justice Center Student Advisory Board and the Public Interest Law Association, to sign and fulfill the Pro Bono Pledge, to spend a summer working for at least ten weeks at a public defender office or a nonprofit legal services organization, and to complete two clinical courses (clinics and/or internships) prior to graduation. Scholarship recipients sign an agreement committing to these terms each August, before receiving the scholarship for the coming year. Each agreement will set yearly benchmarks for completing the requirements. The renewal of the scholarship in subsequent years is contingent on the recipient satisfying the prior year’s scholarship agreement.

All application materials must be submitted via the online application form.

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