BESLA Scholarship Legal Writing Competition

🏆 Available:
💰 Amount Varies
⏳ 10/14

Scholarship Description

Annually, BESLA awards a scholarship to one student at each of the nation’s historically black laws schools. These schools are: (1) Florida A&M University School of Law; (2) Howard University School of Law; (3) North Carolina Central University School of Law; (4) Southern University Law Center; (5) Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University.

Each candidate must be a minority student enrolled in law school on a full-time basis. The candidate must have completed at least one (1) full year of law school at an accredited law school. The candidate must have a cumulative minimum GPA of 2.8 and meet two or more of the following requirements: (1) Completed an intellectual property, sports and/or entertainment law course; (2) Completed an internship in sports, entertainment, or related field including, but not limited to new media, digital media, legislative affairs related to the sports/entertainment/related industries, intellectual property; (3) Is a member in good standing of the school’s sports and entertainment club.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be Black, non-Hispanic
  • Award is available to U.S. citizens

Application Requirements

  • Application form required

How To Apply


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Donor: Black Entertainment and Sports Lawyers Association Inc.

An international organization of lawyers and other entertainment and sports industry executives in support of a more diversified, expert and informed group of entertainment and sports industry professionals.