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Vaugh S. Clauson Public Interest Scholarship

Scholarship Value: $2,000
Awards Available: 1

The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students pursuing an undergraduate, graduate, or professional studies degree or certificate. Candidates must possess a desire to use their talents for the good of their community through engagement in work serving the public interest. The scholarship is specifically intended to offer financial assistance to those individuals who delayed their academic studies to serve in the military or work in other careers before returning to pursue their educational goals.


The Vaugh S. Clauson Public Interest Scholarship is open to students attending a college, university graduate school, or law school located in the United States during the 2021-2022 school year without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin. The $2,000 scholarship is a one-time, non-renewable award payable before the start of the 2021-2022 school year.

The scholarship shall be paid directly to the appropriate office at the college or university upon presentation of satisfactory documentation from the school confirming the student's enrollment for the 2021-2022 academic year. The funds may only be used to cover the actual cost of tuition, books and academic supplies, fees, and housing at the school attended by the student.

Application Process

Candidates interested in The Vaugh S. Clauson Public Interest Scholarship may request an application by contacting scholarship@clausonlaw.com. The completed application must be submitted along with a 250-word essay explaining why they are interested in changing careers and what they intend to do after graduation to apply their education toward contributing to the good of their community by helping others.

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