Press Release: Introducing the Stephen Millan Scholarship: Illuminating Futures in Law

Florida Attorney and Former Judge Stephen Millan Gives Back With Scholarship Fund

MIAMI, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, February 29, 2024 / — The legal world beckons aspiring scholars to embark on a journey of excellence and service. The Stephen Millan Scholarship stands as a beacon, illuminating the path for dedicated law students across the nation.

Hon. Stephen Millan, a distinguished legal luminary and esteemed figure in Miami’s legal community, proudly announces the inception of the Stephen Millan Scholarship. With a vision to foster academic merit, community engagement, and a passion for justice, this scholarship embodies Hon. Stephen Millan’s enduring commitment to shaping the future of law.

The Stephen Millan Scholarship for Law Students sets a high standard, inviting aspiring legal minds to showcase their academic prowess, commitment to community service, and articulate reflections on pivotal legal issues. This prestigious award of $1,000 seeks to empower deserving individuals enrolled in Juris Doctor (JD) programs at accredited institutions.

Applicants are invited to delve into the depths of their legal aspirations by reflecting on a significant legal case or issue that has personally inspired them. Through a well-crafted essay, candidates are encouraged to explore the impact of their chosen case on their understanding of justice, advocacy, and the pivotal role of law in society.

The criteria for the scholarship are stringent yet reflective of the values upheld by Hon. Stephen Millan:
1. Enrollment in a Juris Doctor (JD) program at an accredited institution.
2. Demonstrated academic excellence and dedication to legal studies.
3. Active engagement in community service or volunteer activities.
4. Submission of a compelling essay addressing the provided prompt with analytical rigor and a unique perspective.

The deadline for submissions is November 15, 2024. Applicants are required to submit their essays as PDF attachments to [email protected], accompanied by their full name, contact information, and the name of their law school.

Judge Stephen Millan’s distinguished career serves as a testament to his unwavering commitment to justice and community service. A graduate of Northeastern University School of Law, Judge Millan has traversed various roles, from serving as an Assistant State Attorney to presiding over Juvenile and Criminal cases as a Circuit Court Judge.

His dedication extends beyond the courtroom, as evidenced by his active involvement in community organizations such as the Biscayne Bay Kiwanis Club and the 5000 Role Models of Excellence program. Stephen Millan’s exemplary leadership and advocacy have earned him numerous accolades, including the Spanish American League Against Discrimination Sense of Community Award.

The Stephen Millan Scholarship represents more than just financial assistance; it symbolizes an investment in the next generation of legal trailblazers. Through this scholarship, Judge Millan aims to empower passionate individuals who embody the values of justice, integrity, and service.
The winner of the Stephen Millan Scholarship will be announced on December 15, 2024, heralding the dawn of a new era in legal scholarship and community leadership.

For more information about the Stephen Millan Scholarship and to apply, please visit

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