Quinnipiac University School of Law is committed to supporting advocacy related to LGBTQ rights. This scholarship is open to applicants of all sexual orientations who have demonstrated a commitment to advancing LGBTQ issues. Applicants are selected on the basis of demonstrated academic ability, leadership qualities, and experience advocating for LGBTQ rights. An applicant’s resume and/or personal statement should highlight these activities. An applicant’s plan to use their law degree for further advocacy work of this type is also taken into consideration. Scholarships may be renewed annually if the student’s class rank at the law school is in the top fifty percent.