Joan Bundy Law Animal Law Scholarship

Available to select students at Arizona Summit Law School, Phoenix, Arizona

Arizona Summit Law School is accepting applications for the Joan Bundy Law Animal Law Scholarship. The scholarship is available to qualified law students at Summit with a demonstrated interest in animal law. This may involve one or more of many areas of the law, including but not limited to:

  • Criminal
  • Civil/torts
  • Family law
  • Protective orders
  • Domestic violence
  • Business law/contracts
  • Environmental law
  • Mental health law
  • Homeowner associations (HOAs)
  • Native American law

One $1,000.00 animal law scholarship will be awarded for the 2017–2018 academic year.

Selection criteria for the animal law scholarship

Applicants should be going into or in their second or third year of law school with a current GPA of at least 3.0.

Selection will be based on the following criteria:

  • Quality of the essay submitted with the application in response to the essay question on the application form
  • General academic achievements
  • Specific achievements in animal law and/or animal welfare
  • Personal experiences with animals, including volunteer work
  • Future plans for work that touches on or includes animal law (involvement in the Student Animal Legal Defense Fund chapter at Summit is a plus but not required)
  • Explanation of the source of interest in this area of the law
  • Statement of financial need

How to apply for the animal law scholarship

Students must submit the completed application and required essay no later than noon Arizona Time on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, which coincides with the end of the ASPCA’s Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month. Incomplete or late application packages will not be considered.

Click to download the scholarship application and essay question.

For more information about the Joan Bundy Law Animal Law Scholarship and how to apply, email Annie Wan, Assistant Director of Financial Aid at Arizona Summit Law School.

Click to apply for the Arizona Summit animal law scholarship.