Submit Your Essay for the 2018 Jacoby & Meyers Scholarship Competition

Please review the details below and complete the form (with essay and transcript attached) before 12/31/18 to qualify.

Scholarship Details

As America’s most recognized law firm we are always looking to identify and reward young, talented individuals that are eager to succeed and make a difference.

In 2018, Jacoby and Meyers will endow a scholarship for law school or undergraduate college students who demonstrate the highest level of acumen. The $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to a single student to help support their efforts in continuing their education.

Any law school or undergraduate student attending a four-year accredited university is eligible to apply. Please submit an essay of up to 1,000 words (maximum) answering the following question:

Additional Scholarship Information:

  • One $2,000 scholarship will be awarded.
  • Applications will be reviewed by the Jacoby & Meyers team.
  • Criteria for selection is originality and quality of the submission.
  • The deadline is Dec. 31st, 2018 by 5 pm PT. There are no extensions.
  • Winners will be notified via email and phone by Jan 15th, 2019.
  • Congratulations to our 2017 Scholarship Winner!

    2017 Scholarship Winner! Despite many deserving entries, we were only able to award the 2017 Scholarship to one individual. Rachel Terrell-Perica submitted a strong essay outlining how her upbringing formed a determination to make changes for the better. We look forward to seeing what Rachel can do with her education. Congratulations again Rachel!

  • Our 2016 Scholarship Winner

    2016 Scholarship Winner! We are thrilled to extend the 2016 Jacoby & Meyers Scholarship Award to University of Virginia student Roger Dean. We were moved by his story and are encouraged by his hard work and dedication. We hope that our small contribution will help continue to develop a strong legal mind focused on the pursuit of justice.

  • Our 2015 Scholarship Winner

    2015 Scholarship Winner! Habib Olapade is the recipient of the 2015 Jacoby & Meyers Scholarship Award. His dedication to his education, despite personal and geographical challenges demonstrates a strong work ethic and the ability to overcome obstacles. We are sure that he has a strong future in the field of Law. Please join us in congratulating Habib.