LEX Scholarship Information


The LEX Scholarship Competition is an annual student writing competition. Prizes are awarded to the winner and runner-up. Starting in 2022, the scholarship competition will announce the winners at the National Conference. Winning students will be notified before the National Conference and will be asked to record a short presentation on their winning paper that will be played at a session at the annual conference.

In addition, the winning essays are published in The Legal Educator, AAfPE's double-blind peer-reviewed professional journal, reaching thousands of paralegal and legal studies educators, paralegals, attorneys, publishers and other legal professionals nationwide.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must:

  • Be registered as a full or part-time student in a school that has a LEX Chapter (View a list of LEX Chapters)
  • Submit a LEX scholarship application, including all required supporting documentation, on or before the deadline 
DEADLINE: September 1, 2022


Application Process

Applicants must complete a LEX scholarship application and upload the following documents:

As part of the application process, applicants will be asked to grant AAfPE permission to reprint their essays in The Legal Educator, post their essays to the AAfPE website and/or reproduce their essays in any other AAfPE electronic or print medium.


Questions? Email AAfPE Headquarters