2017 CLOC Scholarship Application
About the Scholarship:
This scholarship is for graduate degree (J.D., MBA, and other) students who are interested in a career in Legal Operations.
Legal Operations professionals bring the leadership, knowledge and experience necessary to drive peak in-house legal department performance. They offer a deep understanding of the industry; expert knowledge of best practices and enabling technologies; team development skills; and core competence in implementing policies, processes, and technologies to increase value to the Company while driving down costs and fostering a globally connected culture.
The scholarship is for $10,000. Multiple recipients may be selected. The scholarship grant may only be used for educational expenses such as tuition, course materials, books, etc.
To be eligible, you must: (1) be a current or entering student at an accredited graduate university in the United States and (2) be interested in pursuing a career in Legal Operations.
How to Apply:
Complete the online form by the application deadline – March 6, 2017.
Your application must include:
- An essay about yourself and your interest in a career in Legal Operations (attachment)
- An up-to-date resume (attachment)
- A copy of your most recent unofficial transcript (attachment)
- Your University Financial Aid Office contact information (email and phone number)
The scholarship application is now open.
Applications must be submitted no later than March 6, 2017.
Scholarship recipients will be notified by mid-May and the grant will be paid out at the beginning of the 2017-2018 academic year.
The scholarship will be awarded to the most promising applicants whose essays best show a genuine interest in a Legal Operations career. The Committee will also consider prior work experience in Legal Operations or related fields.