The L. Robert and Della M. Nessler Memorial Law School Scholarship offers a variety of different grant and scholarship programs.
This fund seeks to award 10 educational scholarships annually, of $10,000 each, to qualified Law Students from Western New York State. The Charitable Trust is also accepting grant requests from other charitable trusts who intend to use grant funds for similar purposes.
About The Nesslers
L. Robert Nessler was a practicing attorney in Rochester, NY for many decades. Not only were he and his wife, Della M. Nessler, passionate about the practice of law, but also about education in general. Read about their lives and how The Charitable Trust that memorializes them came to be.Learn More
Scholarships To Individuals
The Charitable Trust will provide scholarship grants to individuals for study at an educational institution, which meets certain requirements. Each applicant must be accepted to, or already enrolled at, an accredited law school. Interested students must complete and submit an application for the scholarship program. Find out more about selection criteria and apply here.Learn More
Grants To Charitable Trusts
The Charitable Trust shall accept grant requests from other charitable trusts that conduct charitable activities and that are tax-exempt under Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3). Find out more about the requirements and awards and apply for grant funding here.Learn More
Begin the Process of Applying for a Law School Scholarship or Grant Funding Today
If you feel you are an applicant that meets the requirements of a grant or scholarship award through The L. Robert and Della M. Nessler Memorial Law School Scholarship Charitable Trust, then you are encouraged to apply through our website’s secure application forms.
For individuals, that scholarship application form is found here.
For other charitable trusts, that grant application form is found here.