2017 Fleming Law & Pre-Law Scholarships
As students complete their school year, they will soon get ready for next year. Michael P. Fleming & Associates are pleased to offer once again two $1,000 scholarships to students who are planning to attend law school or are 1L students entering law school for the first time.
How to Find Scholarship Opportunities
Students have many options available to them when it comes to scholarships and financial aid. Most colleges and universities will post these opportunities on their websites. In many cases these general scholarships are open to all students. Here are a few examples:
Some websites have large listings of scholarships. They are a great resource for all students who are looking for financial assistance. Many of these scholarships involve written essays and there is no limit to the number you can apply for. Be sure to review the eligibility criteria as some restrictions apply.
- Guide to Financial Aid
Are Scholarships Taxable?
Generally no, scholarships are not taxable but it depends. Winners of the Fleming Law and Pre-Law scholarships have used the award for expenses related to the courses they are taking including books, fees, supplies and equipment. Our Fleming Scholarships do not have any restrictions. You can find more information regarding the Tax Benefits of Education on the IRS website.
Fleming Law and Pre-Law Scholarships
Both of our scholarships are written essays and the award is $1,000 each with an annual deadline of July 1st. The winning essays will be selected by the Scholarship Committee at Michael Fleming & Associates and announced on our blog and website on August 1st or shortly thereafter. For more information on our scholarships click the links below. Good luck to all students who apply, we look forward to reading your essays!
Michael Fleming is a board-certified personal injury and real estate trial lawyer with nearly 30 years of experience. He has tried and won a case before the Supreme Court of the United States and is a former Harris County Attorney in Houston.
Michael P. Fleming is a highly experienced litigator who has argued and won a case before the U.S. Supreme Court. He is a Houston resident who was twice elected to serve as the Harris County Attorney. He is also an avid runner who has completed eight marathons, to date, including two in Ireland. Only a small group of Texas lawyers are Board Certified as specialists in both Personal Injury Trial Law and Real Estate Law. Michael is one of them. He also proudly holds his B.A. degree from the University of Saint Thomas and his J.D. degree from the University of Houston College of Law.