Senior U.S. District Judge Lucius Bunton served as a federal judge from 1979 until his death in early 2001. Established by his family and friends, the Judge Lucius Bunton Memorial Law Scholarship is awarded to students pursuing a degree in law based on the following criteria:
– must be accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited law school in the United States,
– must be a high school graduate of one of the following 23 counties: Andrews, Brewster, Crane, Crockett, Culberson, Dawson, Ector, Gaines, Glasscock, Howard, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Loving, Martin, Midland, Pecos, Presidio, Reagan, Reeves, Sterling, Upton, Ward, or Winkler. Preference will be given to a student who was born and raised in one of these counties.