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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:

Any law school student enrolled in the Spring Semester of 2022 in the United States of America with an undergraduate GPA of 3.2 or higher.

When is the Deadline?

December 15, 2021 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:

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

  1. 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.

Additional Documents: Please include a separate document with a short bio about yourself (800 words or less), one letter of recommendation, and complete the application form including publicity releaseEmail submissions to: