Scholarships for Tuition


Scholarship request form (pdf)

The Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Educational Institute provides scholarships for seminar tuition, available to deserving attorneys actively engaged in the defense of criminal cases who can demonstrate financial need. Scholarship requests must be in writing and state that the applicant is a TCDLA member and has not received a scholarship within the last two years (Trial College does not count as a scholarship).

Scholarship applicants must send in the following to be considered: 

1. Registration form (click here for pdf);
2. Letter of request;
3. Letter of recommendation from a TCDLA member;
4. Scholarship request form.

Scholarship recipients will receive materials on USB. Course books may be purchased for an additional fee. Scholarships are awarded to qualified applicants in order received.

*LEI merchandise supports scholarships

Questions email: mschank@tcdla.com and ejaramillo@tcdla.com