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Pfister Family Law Leadership Excellence Scholarship

Applications Currently Open for Fall 2024

Whether you have always had natural leadership skills or have learned to develop those skills over time, your role as a leader has likely had a significant impact on your life and those around you. Being a leader has prepared you for the challenges ahead and equipped you with many of the skills needed to succeed after college.

Attorney John Pfister has instilled the principles of hard work, honesty, and integrity into his legal practice, and he hopes to provide financial assistance to those who share these important values through the Pfister Family Law Leadership Excellence Scholarship. Each semester, the firm offers leaders the opportunity to receive $1,000 to use toward their higher education. Our Frisco, Texas law firm challenges students to self-reflect and consider the building blocks of a true leader.

If you have questions regarding our scholarship, you may reach our team at

Pfister Family Law

The Application Deadline is July 31, 2024

Please fill out the form at the bottom of this page to apply for our Leadership Excellence Scholarship.

Eligible Students

If the applying student meets the following criteria, they will be eligible for the Leadership Excellence Scholarship:

Eligible Students
  • The student is currently or will be in the future a member of their university’s Greek life OR honors program.
  • The student achieved a 3.0 GPA or higher in their most recently completed academic semester.
  • The student is currently attending college as an undergraduate student at an accredited college or university within the United States for the upcoming semester. At this time, we are not accepting applications from prospective college students or graduate students.
  • The student will be at least 18 years of age upon distribution of the award.
Application Instructions

Application Instructions

We ask each student applying for our scholarship to answer the question below. The student’s answer can be in the form of an essay of 500-1000 words or a video of 4 minutes or less.

Many leaders have certain traits in common. For instance, leaders are often capable of inspiring others, they may be effective delegators, and they are likely to be confident and committed to achieving their goals. In your opinion, what are the best qualities of a leader? Which of your own traits have helped you to become a better leader?

Each applicant must also submit proof of enrollment, documentation of their grade point average, and consent to publish their essay.

Evaluation Process

Our scholarship team will evaluate each student’s application immediately following the deadline. We judge applications based on the following criteria:

Applicant meets all eligibility requirements and submitted all requested documents.

Applicant’s essay/video completely answers the provided prompt in a professional and organized manner.

Applicant’s essay/video is high in quality and creative in content.

Pfister Family Law Leadership Excellence Scholarship Winners

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Spring 2024 Winner - Leo Kean

Pfister Family Law is excited to announce that Leo Kean is the recipient of our Leadership Excellence Scholarship. A sophomore at Stony Brook University, Leo is pursuing an undergraduate degree in engineering. Our firm is delighted to assist Leo as he continues to excel in his studies and be a leader on campus.

Contact Our Leadership Excellence Scholarship Team

Our scholarship team is happy to answer any questions related to our scholarship program. To reach our scholarship team, please contact us via email at

Application Form

The Pfister Family Law Leadership Excellence Scholarship is managed through the OVC Scholarship Network.

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