Justice Adolpho A. Birch Jr. Scholarship

$5,000
1 winner$5,000
Open
Application Deadline
Jul 8, 2024
Winners Announced
Aug 8, 2024
Education Level
Graduate, Undergraduate
Recent Bold.org scholarship winners
Eligibility Requirements
Education Level:
Undergraduate or graduate student
Race/Ethnicity:
BIPOC
Career Goal:
Lawyer
Education Goal:
Law School
Education Level:
Race/Ethnicity:
Career Goal:
Education Goal:
Undergraduate or graduate student
BIPOC
Lawyer
Law School

Easing barriers to higher education, especially for underserved and underrepresented students, is critical to making a legal education accessible. This scholarship seeks to honor the life of Justice Adolpho A. Birch, Jr., the only Tennessean to serve on every level of the state's judiciary and the first African-American Chief Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court.

Any BIPOC individual currently in the law school application process may apply for the scholarship.

To apply, please answer the below essay questions and please also upload a copy of your resume.

Selection Criteria:
Ambition, Drive, Passion
Published April 8, 2024