Scholarship Application

HISTORY:  Founded in 1957, the Spouses of Houston Barristers (SHB), is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization of attorneys’ wives dedicated to enhancing the legal profession through educational, civic, Cultural, and social services to the community.

PURPOSE:  To provide financial assistance to second & third year ethnic minority law students attending South Texas College of Law, Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University, and The University of Houston Law Center.


  • Applicant must be an ethnic minority and will be registered as a second or third year law student for the 2023 spring semester.
  • Applicant must be a US Citizen.
  • Applicant must submit the following by Friday, December 1, 2023:

(a.) Scholarship application (download)

(b.) A letter from his or her college or university stating that he or she is a second or third year law student in good standing

(c.) A sealed official transcript bearing the college or university seal indicating a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or above

(d.) Applicant must be available for a virtual interview  Saturday, December 9, 2023 if selected as a finalist

Please mail all documents to the following address by December 1, 2023:

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2024 Spring SHB Scholarship Application Form