Opportunities

One significant advantage of Pre-Law at UTD is the bevy of opportunities that get passed on to students through our advisors and alumni. This page highlights current offerings; contact Anne Dutia or follow the links provided for more information.

ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship – The American Bar Association offers a Legal Opportunity Scholarship of $5,000 to first year entering law students.  The scholarship may be renewed for two additional years.  It is designed to encourage racial and ethnic minority students to apply to law school and to provide financial assistance to those students. Please follow the link below for more information and to apply.

http://www.ambar.org/DiversityScholarship

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Dallas District Attorney Citizen Prosecutor Academy – This is a program where seminars are offered to people interested in understanding how a large, urban prosecutor’s office works.  Attached is a description of the program and a link for the application for the program.  We encourage you to take advantage of this great opportunity to learn the ins and outs of this type of legal work.

DA Citizen Prosecutor Academy Press Release

Click here to apply and find more info

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Collin County District Attorney Citizen Prosecutor Academy – This is an offering similar to that outlined above from Dallas County, but deals specifically with Collin County. Please check out the site and fill out an application if you’re interested!

CC Citizen Prosecutor Academy Announcement

Click here to apply and find more info

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Published on August 11, 2011 at 3:52 pm  Comments Off on Opportunities  
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