Foundation of ALA Student Legal Career Scholarship Application

Supplemental Materials Required for Application

In addition to this application, the following materials are required to qualify for consideration:

  • Official copy of your college/university transcript
  • Proof of acceptance into an accredited four-year college or university
  • Two letters of recommendation

Before You Begin

Please note that if you leave or close this application before submitting, your progress will not be saved. To make your application process easier, gather all of the required information before you begin filling out the application.

The online application will ask you for the following:

  • Your contact information and college/university
  • Your major
  • Written responses:
    • Why did you choose your field of study?
    • Essay (500 words maximum)
    • Describe your personal goals.
    • Why do you have a strong desire to pursue a career in legal?
    • How do you plan to pursue those goals with this scholarship?
  • Your extracurricular activities, leadership roles and community service. (You may upload your résumé to provide information.)
  • Summary of any financial aid you've been awarded so far (a list of each scholarship/loan received and the amount awarded).


2021 Foundation of ALA Student Scholarship Application

Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. Central on Friday, January 29. 

Section 1: Contact Information

Section 2: School Information

Transcript (This field is required)

Please upload a copy of your most recent college/university transcript.

Section 3: Future Plans

What are you studying or planning to study?

Section 4: Leadership, Involvement and Community Service
Résumé (This field is required)

Please upload your résumé.

Section 5: References

Reference 1

Upload reference letter (This field is required)

Reference 2

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