Third Constantine Cannon Law School Scholarship Essay Contest on the Importance of Whistleblowers

Attention all law students!  It is that time of year again.  Time to share with us your thoughts on what it means to be a whistleblower.  That is what our law school scholarship contest is all about.  Hearing from our future leaders of the Bar on the importance of whistleblowers and instilling in you at this formative stage in your careers the much-needed recognition of and appreciation for the critical role whistleblowers play in serving the public good.  So please read on to learn about the contest and what it takes to be one of this year’s five winners.  And most importantly, let us know what you have to say!

Who Can Enter

Participants must be enrolled (or accepted for Fall admission) in an accredited U.S. law school.

What You Can Win 

  • First Place: $1,000
  • Second Place: $500
  • Third Place: $400
  • Fourth Place: $300
  • Fifth Place: $250

Application Deadline

You must submit your essay by July 1, 2024.

Vasquez Law Firm DACA Dreamer Scholarship

This opportunity is offered twice a year, each semester awarding 2 students with a scholarship of $1000 in value. We established this program with the intention of providing financial assistance to DACA students who have aspirations of the American Dream. The deadline to apply for our award is June 12, 2024 and we hope to select our winner by mid July. 

Applicant must be a DACA recipient pursuing a higher education
Applicant must have a 3.5 grade point average or higher
Applicant must be enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college/university for the Fall 2024 semester
Applicant must be at least 17 years of age

Students can view our program, here:

Masterpiece Smiles Orthodontics Scholarship Opportunity

I am reaching out on behalf of our company, Masterpiece Smiles Orthodontics to announce that we are sponsoring a scholarship program for students.

Here is some brief information about our scholarship:

Law Office of Jerry D. Andrews, P.C. – Road to Recovery Scholarship Opportunity

While practicing personal injury law, we have seen firsthand the devastating effects of car accidents and the many ways such events can harm a person. As a result, our Delivery Driver Accident Attorney is thrilled to announce our first-ever Road to Recovery Scholarship.

This $2,000 scholarship opportunity, intended for the Fall 2024 semester, is available to those who have suffered injuries in a car accident. Our scholarship deadline is July 15, 2024. To learn more about this exciting opportunity, visit

Chief Justice Samuel J. Roberts Scholarship Offered by the Erie County Law Foundation

The Erie County Law Foundation is accepting applications for the Chief Justice Samuel J. Roberts Scholarship. The scholarship provides financial assistance to law school students from Erie County, PA enrolled in accredited law schools.

Who is Eligible?

Residents of Erie County, Pennsylvania, who will be entering their first year at an ABA-accredited law school are eligible to apply for the scholarship. Assuming the availability of funds, and provided that the student maintains a satisfactory academic record, the scholarship may be renewed for the student’s second and third years of law school.

The Scholarship

The Chief Justice Samuel J. Roberts Scholarship provides financial assistance for tuition, room/board, books/supplies and travel.


Applications will be accepted during April and May of each year. Potential candidates may complete the online application ( or request an application from the Erie County Law Foundation, 429 West Sixth Street, Erie, Pennsylvania 16507, 814-459-3111. Announcements of the availability of the scholarship are made annually. The application and Authorization and Release form must be completed and returned to the Erie County Law Foundation by May 31, 2024.

For renewal of scholarships, the same application procedures apply. Determination of renewal will be based on law school academic records and funding, with the Scholarship Committee deciding whether the student’s academic progress is satisfactory.

The Scholarship Committee

The Scholarship Committee will review all applications, making its decisions based on established criteria, focusing primarily on financial need, academic achievement, and the applicant’s career statement. The Scholarship Committee includes numerous Erie County Law Foundation Trustees, Erie County Bar Association members, former Chief Justice Samuel J. Roberts Scholarship recipients, and laypeople.

While there is no mandate that scholarship winners return to Erie County to practice law, the Committee encourages local law careers.

For additional information

Erie County Law Foundation

429 West 6th Street

Erie, PA 16507