Giving Priorities

South Texas College of Law continues to excel, thanks to the generous support of alumni, students, parents, and friends who share our commitment to providing a quality legal education. Gifts to South Texas College of Law help to ensure the strength of our programs and are vital to institutional priorities such as student scholarships, classroom technology, and faculty research. Below are funding priorities critical to our mission.

The Annual Fund serves as a critical source of funding for the law school’s highest priorities. Unrestricted annual support is crucial to keeping a legal education accessible and affordable; it affects every aspect of the student experience, and ensures that we continue to provide high-quality teaching in the classroom and in our clinical programs. For more information about supporting the Annual Fund, click here.

Scholarships enable South Texas College of Law to attract and provide educational opportunities to a talented and diverse body of students. The College currently offers more than 80 scholarships and awards, many of which are endowed. For more information about, and a list of, our scholarships and awards, click here.

The Advocacy Program teaches students the fine art of blending persuasion and logic, reason and passion, in the courtroom. The result is an unmatched record of success in mock trial and moot court competitions: since 1980, South Texas College of Law has produced more championship advocacy teams than any other law school in the United States. To learn more about the Advocacy Program, click here.

The Randall O. Sorrels Legal Clinics houses the College's clinical program, which provides critical legal services to the Houston community while enabling students to gain hands-on training in such areas as Family Law, Estate Planning, Probate, Guardianship, Access to Justice, Child Welfare, Social Security, Asylum and Human Trafficking, Actual Innocence, Animal Law, Domestic Violence, and Trademarks. For more information about the clinical program at South Texas, click here.

The South Texas Law Review presents more than a dozen awards for both distinguished service and writing to exemplary members of its staff each spring at the annual Law Review Awards Banquet. Sponsoring these prestigious awards with generous donations to South Texas are numerous contributors, including former Law Review members, alumni, and friends of the law school. For more information about the Law Review and sponsoring an award, click here.

Endowments are permanent funds that recognize the donor or someone the donor wishes to honor in perpetuity. They provide South Texas College of Law with a continuing source of support for faculty chairs, professorships, scholarships, awards, and other programs. Endowments are established through a formal agreement process. Please contact Maya Fredrickson, Senior Vice President of Advancement, at (713) 646-1803 or for more information.

Faculty Chairs and Professorships enable outstanding professors to pursue new areas of research and innovative teaching methods. These types of endowments help South Texas College of Law attract and retain the finest faculty members. For more information about faculty chairs and professorships, click here.

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