Howard University School of Law

A scholarship of $10,000 is awarded each year to a second or third year law student who has demonstrated an interest in seeking employment with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission.

The scholarship award is based on academic merit, demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills, and an interest in SEC employment.  Interest in SEC employment may be evidenced by, including but not limited to, enrollment in securities regulation classes, participation in the SEC summer honors program, employment as an intern at the SEC, or scholarly research in the securities regulation area. 

Applicants must submit a letter of transmittal, a personal statement, and a resume to the Admissions and Financial Aid Committee.  The personal statement should set forth the applicant's reasons for being interested in employment at the SEC.

Howard University Development and Alumni Relations2225 Georgia Ave., NW  Suite 626Washington, DC 20059-0001

2018 Winners:

2017 Winners:

  • Nnaemeka Anyanwu
  • Ramat Adeyemo

2016 Winners:

  • Devon Barnett
  • Sasha DeCruise

2015 Howard University School of Law Scholarship winners:

  • Bria Michelle Adams

  • Brandon Jesse Smith


The 2014 scholarships were awarded to:

  • Ashley Cross
  • Andrew Butler