Scholarship Program

Applications for the 2023 CLOC’s annual scholarship program are now closed (January 31, 2023).

Winners will be announced in early May 2023.

2023 will mark the eighth year CLOC has awarded academic scholarships since its inception in 2016. Recipients are selected based on scholastic achievement, extracurricular activities, leadership abilities, academic and personal goals, and an essay summarizing educational goals and future career plans.

If you are interested in applying for the 2024 CLOC Scholarship, please check back in November 2023.

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Application Process

Your application must include:

  • Your University Financial Aid Office contact information (email and phone number)
  • Your personal financial need information
  • The following attachments:
  • An essay about yourself and your interest in a career in Legal Operations
  • An up-to-date resume
  • A copy of your undergraduate and graduate (if applicable) transcript

Scholarship Deadlines

The 2023 scholarship application is accepting submissions through January 31, 2023. CLOC values the contributions of students across the world and offers opportunities to participate with CLOC through a reduced student membership rate and networking through regional groups. This application is now closed. Please check back in November for the open of our 2024 application.


The scholarship grant may only be used for educational expenses such as tuition, course materials, books, etc. An applicant can only receive the scholarship one time. An applicant may reapply for the scholarship if they have not previously been awarded the scholarship.


Be a current or entering student at an accredited graduate university in the United States with interest in legal operations or business metrics driven focus in the field of law. As a U.S. based non-profit and because scholarships are awarded directly to the institution. CLOC is only able to provide scholarships to students attending school in the U.S. at this time.

Judging Criteria

The scholarship will be awarded to the most promising applicants whose academics and essays best show a genuine interest in a Legal Operations career and the evolution of legal service delivery models. The Committee will also consider prior work experience in Legal Operations or related fields.

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Congratulations to our 2023 CLOC Scholarship Winners!