G. Rollie White Public Service Scholarship

The G. Rollie White Public Service Scholarship provides $15,000 each year for three years 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 scholarship is funded 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 ’19 Scholarship:

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

Application Information

Application due: February 24, 2017

All application materials must be received by 5pm on the due date for the application to be complete.

The class of 2020 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.

Recipients

2016

Camille Fenton
Camille Fenton

2015

Tyler Somes
Tyler Somes

2014

Paige Duggins
Paige Duggins

Other opportunities: