Law School Scholarship for Veterans

Chisholm Chisholm & Kilpatrick LTD awards an annual $1,500 scholarship to a deserving veteran enrolled in or accepted to a U.S. law school. Veterans of all branches of the U.S. military are eligible to apply (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard).

Annual Amount

1 $1,500

Additional Selection Criteria


This scholarship is open to veterans enrolled in an accredited U.S. law school or who are accepted to an accredited U.S. law school. Applicants must be pursuing a juris doctorate (JD) degree with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Application Process


Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Completed application. Complete the form on this page.
  • Proof of veteran status. If submitting a document that contains sensitive information like a Social Security number, please submit a redacted version. The following serve as proof of veteran status:
    • VA disability benefits summary letter
    • DD214
    • Military discharge certificate
  • Current transcript
    • If currently enrolled in law school, submit law school transcript demonstrating a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    • If not currently enrolled in law school, submit undergraduate transcript demonstrating a GPA of 3.0 or higher AND a copy of law school acceptance letter proving intent to enroll.
  • 1000 word essay. Please answer one of these essay prompts:
    • How did your experience in the military inspire you in your education and career aspirations?  
    • How did your military experience prepare you for law school and a career practicing law?

Applications must comply with all instructions on this page and must agree to the Scholarship Terms & Conditions.


The deadline to submit applications for the 2019 Law School Scholarship for Veterans is December 15, 2018.


December 15, 2018

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