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Christina Pendleton & Associates Scholarships

Up to THREE participants will be awarded $1,500 each

Pendleton Law Team Scholarships

About the Pendleton Law Team Scholarship:

Seven law students recipients received scholarships from the Pendleton Law Team in previous years; 85% of the recipients were female. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, Christina Pendleton & Associates, P.C. was established in 2011 to bring access to the legal system regardless of socioeconomic background. The law firm serves clients in four offices throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia and through practice areas including traffic law, criminal defense, personal injury, and mass torts. In 2021, the firm was named a Top Workplace and one of five of “The Best” law firms in Virginia by the Richmond Times Dispatch.

Who Qualifies:

The Christina Pendleton & Associates Scholarships is open to any law student who can meet the following criteria:

  • You have a GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • You are enrolled in or accepted at an accredited law school in the United States
  • You agree to the scholarship terms and conditions 
  • Submit the necessary application materials

When is the Deadline?

December 15, 2022 at 5:00pm

How are the winners chosen?

The winners will be chosen based on academic achievement, GPA, and the content of their essay.

How to Apply:

Please review the eligibility requirements carefully and then craft an essay on the scholarship topic provided below.

Once your essay is complete:

  • Fill out the application form on this page
  • Upload a copy of your unofficial transcript
  • Upload a copy of your scholarship essay
  • Submit proof of enrollment/acceptance to an accredited law school (Student ID; Letter of acceptance; etc.)
  • Upload a short bio about yourself (800 words or less)
  • Upload one letter of recommendation

Scholarship topic

Submit an essay (1000 words or less) in a Word Document on the following topic:

Explain why you’re inspired to become an attorney, and how you plan to use your law degree to provide access to the legal system.

Applications received after the deadline will not be taken into consideration.

After the deadline, all submissions will be reviewed by our scholarship selection committee. Depending on the number of applications we receive, the decision process can take anywhere from 1-3 months.

We regret that, for legal reasons, we are unable to accept calls, emails, or other communication regarding the scholarship, or answer any questions, other than those submitted here. All the necessary details about this scholarship can be found above. We will make sure to contact you in case we need any further information.

Any applications received after the deadline will not be taken into consideration.

Previous Winners

2022 is the first year we are offering our annual Christina Pendleton & Associates Scholarships, but future winners (maybe even you!) will be listed here. All winners will be interviewed for an announcement blog post and press release.

Law Profile Scholarship Form

  • Mailing Address*

  • Academic Information*

  • Certification*

  • I hereby certify that all information I have provided in this form and attached materials is true, correct, and complete.