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Law Offices of James D. Scott Family Law Scholarship


The Law Offices of James D. Scott is proud to present the annual Family Law Scholarship. This scholarship is meant to financially help any person looking to further their educational career. We highly value education and what it can do to advance a person’s life and future.

Before James D. Scott started practicing family law in San Diego, he attended Macalester College, a very prestigious liberal arts school in Minnesota that is similar to Brown or Dartmouth. There, he got his BA in English Literature. With a strong interest in literature, Jim has always enjoyed the art of writing and poetry. That’s why this scholarship asks for an original short story or poem. After providing evidence of financial need, academic standing, and/or community participation, an engaging short story or poem will be the deciding factor for this scholarship. The themes are open, there are no restrictions, and all you need is your imagination. We look forward to awarding one talented person the Family Law Scholarship.

  • High School Seniors,Vocational/Professional Students,College Students,Under grads, Graduate Students all welcome to apply.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Demonstrate good academic standing and / or community participation.
Application Process: 

Scholarship applicants can either email or mail in their completed application. Please include all of the following with your application:

  • School transcripts
  • Evidence of financial need,
  • Evidence of good academic standing and/or community participation
  • A less than 5 page original short story or poetry you’ve written
  • A picture of you (headshot preferred)
Award Amount: 
Thursday, June 1, 2017

Applications by email: Please send your completed application to

Applications by mail:
Law Offices of James D. Scott
4669 Murphy Canyon Road Suite 211
San Diego CA 92123

Scholarship Tags: 
Open to Any Major
Financial Need

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