Community Leadership Scholarship

Chan Law Firm is excited to introduce the Community Leadership Scholarship contest. Our New York immigration lawyers are dedicated to helping immigrant workers, entrepreneurs, and investors from around the world.

We want to extend our help to students pursuing law degrees and select one student to be awarded a $1,000 scholarship to put toward their law school tuition.


In order to apply, you must submit the following:

  • A letter of recommendation stating why you are the most qualified candidate for the Community Leadership Scholarship
  • A copy of your most up-to-date resume


We highly encourage our applicants to find someone that has helped with the pursuit of their law career. Some examples may include but are not limited to:

  • A professor
  • An attorney that you have shadowed
  • A mentor

Who Can Apply?

  • In order to apply for this scholarship, you must be enrolled at an accredited law school
  • If you have applied to a law school and have not been accepted yet, you may apply for the scholarship, however, the scholarship will be awarded to a student already enrolled at an accredited law school
  • Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA and must attach a copy of their most recent transcript. Applicants must also be pursuing a law degree.

Important Dates

  • Submissions will be accepted until 11:59 PM PST on December 1, 2022.

The winner will be announced on December 31, 2022, and will receive a one-time award of $1,000 to be used for school-related expenses.

Judging Criteria

This scholarship will be judged and awarded primarily on academic achievement and financial need.

Where Can I Submit My Entry

Applicants must fill out the online form below and upload a copy of their school transcript, letter of recommendation, where they are currently, or plan on attending and the most recent resume.

Community Leadership Scholarship Contest Submission