Jenna Lynn Ellis Award

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Jenna Lynn Ellis Award

Established in 2003 by Jenna Ellis, this endowed one-time scholarship was created to assist full-time junior or senior students pursuing a career in law and planning to attend law school with a grade average of 3.3 or above. Preference is given to students who want to serve in a branch of law relating to victim advocacy or criminal prosecution. Recipients must demonstrate exceptional integrity in their academic, personal, and spiritual life. Recipients are nominated and selected by a committee organized by the Chair of the Department of History and Government. Upon nomination, interested parties must complete an essay application explaining their motivation for pursuing a career in law, their definition of justice, and their ethical responsibilities within their expected field of practice. The Chair of of the Department of History and Government will form a selection committee among appropriate faculty.

Fast Facts

Minimum GPA:
3.30
Class:
JR, SR
Is Need Based?
No
Fulltime Attendance Required?
Yes