The Amarillo Area Bar Foundation is awarding $2,500 scholarships to students attending law school during fall 2024 and spring 2025.


1) Applicants must be currently enrolled in or accepted for admittance to a law school accredited by the American Bar Association.

2) Applicants must have been born in, raised in, or currently reside in one of the 26 counties of the Texas Panhandle (the area covered by the Amarillo Area Bar Association):

Armstrong, Briscoe, Carson, Castro, Childress, Collingsworth, Dallam, Deaf Smith, Donley, Gray, Hall, Hansford, Hartley, Hemphill, Hutchinson, Lipscomb, Moore, Ochiltree, Oldham, Parmer, Potter, Randall, Roberts, Sherman, Swisher or Wheeler Counties

Disbursement of Funds

Scholarship funds will be disbursed one-half for the Fall semester and one-half for the Spring semester. However, disbursement of the Spring semester funds is conditioned on completion of 12 hours during the Fall semester with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (or its equivalent). Failure to meet the minimum requirements may result in forfeiture of the remaining balance of the scholarship.

Application Access and Deadline

Application – AABF Scholarship Application 2024

Completed applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on May 20, 2024, either by emailing to or by mail to Amarillo Area Bar Foundation, 112 West 8th Street, #615, Amarillo, Texas 79101.

Questions may be directed to Janet Byars at (806) 371-7226.