Barristers' Ball Scholarship

Established in 2012 by the MSU College of Law Student Bar Association, the Barristers' Ball Scholarship helps offset technology and book expenses for law students.


  • MSU Law students
  • GPA 2.75 or higher
  • Preference given to students who demonstrate financial need, as determined by their expected family contribution (EFC) from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Applicants should submit a one page essay about what action the student takes to minimize student debt and how this scholarship will ease the burden of extra school expenses, such as technology and books.
  • Your application should be submitted with your APID student number. (Do not include your name.)
  • Scholarships are made possible thanks to the SBA Fundraising Committee, student and administrative support, and our Barristers' Ball donors and sponsors.

Questions about the scholarship and applications should be submitted via e-mail to the Office of Student Affairs at Applications also may be emailed to Applications are due by Sunday, February 9, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. By applying for this scholarship, each applicant consents to a release of his or her information to confirm GPA and financial need.

Scholarship winners will be notified via email by the Student Bar Association, and Interim Dean Jacobs will present the awards at the Barristers' Ball on Saturday, February 15, 2020.