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About The Finney Injury Law Scholarship

The Finney Injury Law Scholarship empowers students who are historically underrepresented in the legal profession to pursue their educational dreams. Cost, support, and guidance are often barriers preventing smart and driven individuals from seeking higher education. Our scholarship will help deserving students break down those barriers, accomplish their educational goals, and prepare them for a future in law.

Scholarship Information

Two (2) individual $10,000 scholarship awards to be used towards tuition, books, housing, or LSAT course reimbursement.

Eligibility Criteria

  • A person presently enrolled in college as an undergraduate, graduate, or law student, including incoming freshmen who belong to a minority group (including women and LBGTQIA+) that is underrepresented in the legal profession.
  • Must have enrollment agreement and student ID# to receive the scholarship award.
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA.
  • Must have residency in either Missouri or Illinois.

Application Requirements

  • Official high school or college transcripts completed to date.
  • Two letters of recommendation from a teacher/professor, community leader, employer, mentor, or sponsor.
  • Essay 1,500 – words or a 5-8 minute video with a supporting 700-word essay on the following topic:
    • “Why did you choose to pursue a career in the legal field?”

Application Deadline

All applications must be submitted via the website by July 1, at 11:59 pm CST.


Immediate family members, friends, or co-workers of a Finney Injury Law employee are exempt from applying for the Finney Injury Law Scholarship.

Finney Injury Law Scholarship Contact

For additional questions, email the Finney Injury Law Scholarship contact at [email protected]. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.