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The Sneed|Mitchell LLP Annual Scholarship

Sneed|Mitchell LLP 


Sneed|Mitchell LLP, is law firm of Houston Catastrophic Injury Lawyers, offering students across the country the opportunity to win our annual $1,200 scholarship. There is NO GPA Requirement  because we believe all students should have the the opportunity of financial support. This scholarship is dedicated to helping the winner pay for education expenses. To apply, please write a 1000-word essay describing your family and how they have influenced you to become the person you are today.


Our founders Niles Sneed and Brit Mitchell understands the value in investing in future generations, and we value the chance to be able to give back to our community.

The current open submission period is for students in college in Fall 2020. Applications are due by August 1st, 2020 and must be submitted by no later than 11:59 PM CST. 

Scholarship Deets & Guidelines:

  • Applicant must be accepted to, or enrolled in, an accredited college or university. 

  • If attending part-time, the scholarship is open to second, third and fourth-year students enrolled in a law school in during the fall 2020 semester.

  • Our scholarship has NO GPA requirement, so there's no need to submit a digital copy of an unofficial transcript.

  • Applicant must provide proof of first-year status by either acceptance letter or some other form of documentation proving acceptance and/or enrollment.

Essay Requirements:

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Applicants must write an essay that is 1000 words in length and send to Applicants must utilize MLA format. 

Once the application period closes, we will determine a winner based on the following factors: feasibility, creativity, and the applicant’s level of knowledge in the topic as well as their ability to write a well-crafted essay.

Good Luck! You Got This!


The Sneed|Mitchell Law Firm Scholarship rewards students who are ambitious, want to contribute to the betterment of society, and serve as an example to others inside and outside of the classroom.  

Describe a current social or political issue such as health care, the economy, discrimination, or another issue of your choice and how it has influenced your life. 

What solutions do you propose to improve or resolve that issue, and -if applicable- how will your study of choice contribute to solving this problem?


Application Instructions:

  • To submit your application and essay, please email the completed essay, digital proof of your first-year status, a copy of your unofficial transcript, and the application form linked below to

  • The email subject line must start with “SM 2020 Scholarship” followed by your name. (Example: SM 2020 Scholarship Steve Rogers)

  • In the body of your email, you should include your name, address, phone number, and the name of your current/planned school. Feel free to include a brief paragraph telling us about yourself and your career-related goals, but this part doesn’t need to be very long or detailed.

  • The essay MUST be attached as either a .DOCX or .PDF. Please adhere to MLA formatting guidelines (12 pt. font, Times New Roman, double-spacing, etc.) when submitting your essay to us. Please cite any sources used.