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Welcome to The Woodlands Bar Association (WBA) scholarship submission page!

If you are looking for the WBA scholarship donation page, please continue to the SCHOLARSHIP DONATION PAGE.


The goal of the WBA Future Lawyer Scholarship program is to recognize and encourage a spirit of


among high school students residing in The Woodlands, Texas, and the surrounding area.


The WBA seeks to support the next generation of young lawyers in our community.

We are pleased to offer four (4) Future Lawyer Scholarships:

The Kevin T. Shea Memorium Scholarship

The Ida G. Stewart Memorium Scholarship

The Patricia Chapman Scholarship

The Wham & Rogers Scholarship


Our $2,500.00 scholarships are open to graduating seniors who are residents of The Woodlands

or Montgomery County at the time of their application, regardless of the high school attended

(public, private, home school, etc.). 


Applicants must be in good standing at their school at the time of the application.

They must attend a four (4) year university in the fall of 2023 or, in the alternative,

attend a community college with the intention to matriculate to a four (4) year university

at the completion of their course of study at the community college.


(1) Have an interest in attending law school upon completion of an undergraduate program; and

(2) Must aspire to become an attorney.

Applicants for the Shea, Stewart, and Wham & Rogers Scholarships

Must Satisfy the Following Criteria:

(1) Financial Need,

(2) Academic Performance,

(3) Extracurricular Activities & Community Involvement, and

(4) Letters of Recommendation*.

Applicants for the Chapman Scholarship

Must Satisfy the Following Criteria:

(1) Extracurricular Activities,

(2) Good Citizenship,

(3) Community Involvement,

(4) Demonstration of a Strong Interest in Pursuing a Legal Career, and

(5) Letters of Recommendation*.

*Please note that for all scholarships, the personal statement provided by the applicant will be given greater consideration than the recommendations.

The WBA Scholarship Committee, consisting of at least one (1) WBA Board member, will review applications.

A personal interview of the applicants may also be requested at the sole discretion of the Committee.


Only complete applications will be considered.

Completed applications must be received no later than 11:00 pm on FRIDAY, MARCH 31, 2023.


Scholarship recipients will be notified of the award by FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2023.

Scholarship recipients will be presented with a token in recognition of the award

at The WBA Annual Meeting in MAY 2023 (date and location TBA).

The recipients' attendance at the award ceremony is expected.

The scholarship award amount will be credited directly to the recipient's student account

at their university once accepted and enrolled.


If you need additional information or have a question for the Scholarship Committee,

please submit an email to


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Applicant must complete this entire form for consideration.

If a paper application form is needed, please send a request here.

Applications are only being accepted electronically this year.


All applications, transcripts, and interview information will be kept strictly confidential, except that the WBA reserves the right to publish the name, high school, intended college & major, and a photograph of all scholarship award winners on its publications or promotional materials.

Upload Resume
Upload Transcript
Upload Recommendaion Letter 1
Upload Recommendation Letter 2

Unfortunately, the submission deadline has passed.

Upload Additional Recommendation
Upload Photo

Thank you for applying for the WBA Future Lawyer Scholarships!

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