Open
$1,000
1 Award Winners
Application Open Date
1/1/2023
Application Deadline
7/15/2023
Eligible Grades
Undergraduate – Postgraduate
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O’Connor, Runckel & O’Malley Law Scholarship

Funded by
The Law Offices Of O’Connor, Runckel & O’Malley
Open
$1,000
1 Award Winners
Scholarship Open Date
1/1/2023
Scholarship Close Date
7/15/2023
Eligible Grades
Undergraduate – Postgraduate
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The personal injury law practice of O’Connor, Runckel & O’Malley offers the O’Connor Runckel & O’Malley Law Scholarship to college freshmen studying law. United States citizens who have been enrolled as full-time students at a recognized law school are eligible for the scholarship.

Every year, the legal firm gives a $1,000 prize to one eligible student who best displays academic excellence as well as the potential to become an outstanding attorney. The scholarship can only be used for tuition and related expenses — it will be paid directly to the academic institution where you are enrolled.

High-achieving students are exposed to fresh ideas and experiences through the program. Successful grantees get to meet personalities in the District Attorney’s office and participate in other law enforcement and criminal justice courses.

Scholarship Summary

The personal injury law practice of O’Connor, Runckel & O’Malley offers the O’Connor Runckel & O’Malley Law Scholarship to college freshmen studying law. United States citizens who have been enrolled as full-time students at a recognized law school are eligible for the scholarship.

Every year, the legal firm gives a $1,000 prize to one eligible student who best displays academic excellence as well as the potential to become an outstanding attorney. The scholarship can only be used for tuition and related expenses — it will be paid directly to the academic institution where you are enrolled.

High-achieving students are exposed to fresh ideas and experiences through the program. Successful grantees get to meet personalities in the District Attorney’s office and participate in other law enforcement and criminal justice courses.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Eligible Grade: Undergraduate – Postgraduate
  • Maximum Age: Any
  • Required GPA: 3.0
  • Geographic Eligibility: United States
  • Gender: Any
  • Race/Ethnicity: Any

Key Information of O’Connor, Runckel & O’Malley Law Scholarship

Study Details

Area of Study

Law

Country of Study

United States

Specific Schools

Any

Application Requirements

Here’s what you need to submit besides your application.

  • Grade transcript
  • School Verification
  • Short Answers

O’Connor, Runckel & O’Malley Law Scholarship Timeline

January 2023

Application Opening Date

Applications open on January 1.

July 2023

Submission Deadline

The submission deadline is on July 15.

August 2023

Awards Announcement Date

The winner is announced on August 15.

How to ace the O’Connor, Runckel & O’Malley Law Scholarship

1

Ensure your law school is accredited

To be eligible, your school must be an approved law school in the United States. To see if your law school is accredited, go to http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation on the US Department of Education's website.

2

Reach out to past winners

It is always advisable to reach out to past scholarship winners for advice and guidance if possible. They will give you insights into how they won the award. Also, get your materials checked and reviewed by your mentors, instructors, and advisors to avoid any unforeseen mistakes.

3

Keep your grades up

This scholarship program is very competitive with only one winner. It is merit-based therefore only those with a GPA of 3.0 or higher have better chances of winning. So work hard on keeping your grades up and maintaining your GPA. Grades will be an indicator of how dedicated and serious you are. Only official transcripts are allowed.

4

Supply both proof of acceptance and proof of enrollment

You must provide proof of acceptance as well as proof of enrollment. If you do not have proof of enrollment when you submit your application, it will be requested before the award is disbursed to your law school.

How the O’Connor, Runckel & O’Malley Law Scholarship is Judged

Applications are assessed based on academic achievements and the quality of essays submitted.

Why We Love the O’Connor, Runckel & O’Malley Law Scholarship

1

No discrimination

The program is open to all citizens of the U.S.A as long as they meet the scholarship requirements. It supports equality and has no discrimination against gender, race, ethnicity, religion, etc.

2

Doesn’t require proof of full-time enrollment upfront

You may still apply if you have not yet been accepted to law school, but the scholarship will not be awarded until documentation of acceptance and enrollment is provided. It helps students reach their goals.

3

You experience life-long learning opportunities

Observing court procedures, attending presentations by guest speakers, and acquiring a more nuanced view of the criminal justice system are just a few of the life-long enrichment possibilities available.

5 Facts About O’Connor, Runckel & O’Malley Law Scholarship

01.

Awardees were women six years in a row

Recipients of the O’Connor, Runckel & O’Malley Law Scholarship were women from various academic backgrounds from 2016 to 2021.

02.

Financial need is not required

Applicants are not required to demonstrate financial need.

03.

Recipients go on to advocate for noble causes

The life-changing experiences have instilled in many of them a desire to give back to society, inspiring them to work for social justice and to help underprivileged communities.

04.

Only U.S. citizens are eligible

Applicants must be U.S.citizens to be eligible.

05.

Only full-time students are eligible

Applicants must also be enrolled as full-time students in an accredited law school and must demonstrate a GPA of 3.0 or higher.