Zillman Family Prize

The Zillman Family Prize was established by Donald and Linda Zillman. Donald graduated from University of Wisconsin Law School in 1969, where he was editor-in-chief of the Wisconsin Law Review. Since his graduation, Mr. Zillman has become an expert in military law and energy law, writing over 50 law review articles and 12 books in those areas. Mr. Zillman has served in the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps; taught on several law faculties including Arizona State University, University of Utah, and University of Maine; and served as the Dean of the University of Maine Law School, Interim Provost of the University of Maine, and President of the University of Maine at Presque Isle. This scholarship is awarded to a second or third year law student who demonstrates distinctive and selfless service to the Law School and/or the broader legal community.

Conditions of Award
To be eligible for this award, you must:

  • Be a full-time, second- or third-year law student in good academic standing
  • Demonstrate service to the UW Law School and/or legal community

This scholarship may impact your financial aid package. Please contact the Office of Student Financial Aid to learn about potential impact on your current aid package.

For more information about Law School scholarships, visit the Law School’s website.

Law School
Supplemental Questions
  1. In which year of law school are you currently?
  2. Are you enrolled as a full-time student?
  3. What is your current cumulative GPA? (This question is required, unless you have not yet completed your first semester of law school. If you have not yet completed your first semester of law school, please leave this question blank.)
  4. Please list the extracurricular activities, including civic and volunteer groups both inside and outside of the law school, in which you are involved and the nature of your involvement.
  5. If you would like to further explain how you meet the scholarship criteria or share other relevant information, you may do so here. (This question is NOT required).
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