Student Scholarship

Law Offices of Billy Skinner Student Scholarship

The Law Offices of Billy Skinner is a criminal defense law firm based in Houston, TX that protects the rights of citizens charged with crimes ranging from public lewdness to assault with a deadly weapon. Billy Skinner knows the importance of community, and he would like this to be an opportunity to help a student get the education they want.

Being an advocate of higher education, Billy Skinner is seeking to help a law student or prospective law student relieve some financial stress in the upcoming semester. We would like this $1,000 scholarship to go to a deserving student who displays a passion for their continued education. This scholarship will be awarded once per semester, so be sure to enter at the beginning of each semester!


  • Full-time enrollment at an accredited university
  • 3.0 GPA
  • 500 word essay
  • 30 second video

Essays should explain why law is important to you and why it is your chosen major. The video can address the same subject or be something completely different. Be creative! Tell us why you’re the best candidate. We want someone who is excited about school and really deserves the scholarship.

How to Apply

Essays and videos can be submitted via email to Be sure to include the following information:

  • First and last name
  • Date of birth
  • Home address
  • Email address
  • Contact phone number
  • School attending
  • Major


  • Spring scholarship deadline: December 15th
  • Fall scholarship deadline: July 31st

A winner will be determined and notified via telephone and/or email. A public announcement will also be issued on the Law Offices of Billy Skinner social media sites.

If you have any questions regarding the scholarship, please send an email to Please do not call the office.

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