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Scholarship NameScholarship LinkIf available, scholarship descriptionDate CheckedNotes
AAA Scholarship - Kraut Law Group opportunity from the Kraut Law Group for aspiring attorneys.4/19
AALL - American Association of Law Libraries Scholarship scholarships are available from AALL to assist individuals studying to become law librarians with their educational expenses. Candidates may apply for more than one scholarship where appropriate. The following AALL Educational Scholarships are available each Spring. All scholarship materials must be received by April 1 in order to be considered by the Scholarship Awards Jury.4/19
ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship mission of the program is to encourage racial and ethnic minority students to apply to law school and to provide financial assistance to attend and completing law school. The ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship grants 20 incoming diverse law students with $15,000 of financial aid over the course of their three years in law school.4/19
Abels & Annes Scholarship Abels & Annes $1500 Scholarship Essay Contest. To be considered, your materials for the scholarship must be submitted to by December 15, 2018 9 AM CST. The winners of the scholarships will be announced on or before January 15, 2019. In the body of the email, you must include the school you are planning to attend/attending, residential address, and contact phone number. If you are under 18, contact information for a parent/guardian.4/19
Achievements and Ability Scholarship Cerebral Palsy Attorneys is offering a $1,500 scholarship to a current graduate student who has cerebral palsy or who has an immediate family member with cerebral palsy.4/19
Adam Greenman Scholarship for Future Lawyers $1000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a current or enrolled law student.10/19
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ASECA Scholarship Association of Securities and Exchange Commission Alumni (ASECA) will award a $5,000 scholarship to a second or third year law student at Northwestern University School of law who has demonstrated an interest in seeking employment with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. The scholarship may be split between several students.4/19
Alpert Schreyer Law Firm Scholarship Maryland Personal Injury Attorneys of the Alpert Schreyer Law Firm understand the financial struggles that college can cause. For this reason, the Alpert Schreyer Law Firm is honored to sponsor the Alpert Schreyer Law Firm $1,000 Scholarship Essay Contest.4/22
American Association for Justice: Mike Eidson Scholarship Mike Eidson Scholarship awards $5,000 annually to a female student entering her third year of law school who has demonstrated a commitment to a career as a trial lawyer, along with dedication to upholding and defending the principles of the Constitution, and to the concept of a fair trial, the adversary system, and a just result for the injured, the accused, and those whose rights are jeopardized.4/19
American Association for Justice: Richard D. Hailey AAJ Law Student Scholarships’s Minority Caucus will award $5,000 scholarships to African American, Hispanic, Asian American, Native American, and Biracial Law Student Members who are entering their first, second, or third year of law school.4/19
American Association for Justice: Trial Advocacy Scholarship Trial Advocacy Scholarship is open to all AAJ Law Student Members who are entering their second and third year of law school.4/19
American Bar Association John J. Curtin, Jr. Fellowship Curtin Justice Fund Legal Internship Program is managed jointly by the ABA Commission on Homelessness and Poverty and the Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants. The Program will pay a $3,500 stipend to three law school students who spend the summer months working for a bar association or legal services program designed to prevent homelessness or assist homeless or indigent clients or their advocates.4/19
American Bar Association Legal Opportunity Scholarship ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund will award $5,000 of financial assistance annually to each scholarship recipient attending an ABA-accredited law school. An award made to an entering first-year student may be renewable for two additional years, resulting in financial assistance totaling $15,000 during his or her time in law school.4/19
American Indian Graduate Center Scholars Program Cobell Scholars Program is intended to provide financial assistance in the form of scholarships to American Indian and Alaska Native students to defray the cost of attendance at both post-secondary vocational schools and institutions of higher education, including graduate and professional schools.4/19
American Intellectual Property Law Education Foundation: The Sidney B. Williams, Jr. Intellectual Property Law Scholarships Foundation awards $10,000 scholarships for minority scholars as well as arranging internships and mentorships to assist under-represented minority law school students entering intellectual property law.4/19
American Society of International Law: Arthur C. Helton Fellowship Program in honor of Arthur C. Helton's remarkable career advocating for refugees and his many contributions to international law, this program will assist students and young lawyers in need of modest sums, up to $1,000, to pursue their first opportunities to engage in human rights work and research.4/19
Angie Dipietro Women in Business Scholarship DiPietro feels that one of the best ways to encourage women entrepreneurs is to provide access to more and better educational opportunities for women everywhere. As such, she is proud to sponsor the Angela DiPietro Women in Business Scholarship and Essay Contest. The winner will receive a $500 scholarship to help further educational goals and create a more diverse, inclusive business community.4/19
The Ankin Law Offices College Scholarship Law understands the financial challenges college students face. As such, we are pleased to announce a $5,000.00 scholarship to an undergraduate or law school student of need who submits the best essay.4/19
Law Offices of Anthony Vecchio Law Offices of Anthony J. Vecchio LLC is offering high school/college students the opportunity to help further their education through our creative scholarship program. Our firm will offer two scholarships with a combined worth of $1,500 to students nationwide who plan to attend a four-year institution of higher learning. Selection of the recipients is based on the creative entry, school activities, positions of leadership, special honors and awards, community involvement, academic performance, and professional pursuits.4/19
Annual Aaron Swartz Progressive Change Scholarship year we plan to award at least $1,000 to the top essay related to law and activism related to our Firm’s core practices. This award is open to all part-time and full-time law students. Based on submissions we will award up to three awards. This scholarship was established as a memorial to Aaron Schwartz and his dedication to activism and the boundaries he pushed. Amount for 2019-2020 school year – $1,000 per award up to 3 awards will be made.4/19
Armenian Women - Not just a pretty face promote awareness of the achievements of Armenian Women, we are offering a scholarship of $500 to eligible students.4/19
Armstrong Law Firm Scholarship Armstron Law Firm is offering two $500 scholarships. They hope that this can help with fees, books, tuition, or any other expenses that you might have while getting an education.4/19
Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Chicago Area Law Foundation Scholarship Asian Amercian Bar Assocation Law Foundationis providing scholarships and fellowships to law students who demonstrate a commitment to serving the needs of the Asian Pacific American community and who will continue to do so through pro bono, public interest, and/or public service legal work.4/19
Asian Heritage Law School Scholarship $1,000 scholarship will be awarded every fall semester and is intended to encourage more Asian Americans to consider law as a career option.4/19
Attorney Aaron J. Boria Scholarship criminal defense lawyers they believe that by furthering education in the community this can lead to decreasing criminal activity. They also understand the challenge to pay for a good education. The winning essay will receive $500.4/19
Attorney Stewart Guss Scholarship yearly scholarship of $1000 is designed to alleviate some of the financial pressure on promising students wishing to further their education at the college and university level. To qualify for the Guss Scholarship you must be an aspiring or current U.S. college student and must participate in our essay competition on the legal topic outlined below.4/19
Avonte Oquendo Memorial Scholarship for Autism hope is that this scholarship will help offset the financial burden of attending school for a deserving student who is facing unique challenges because of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). We hope that all eligible students will apply, and look forward to bestowing this grant.4/19
Baily Undergraduate Scholarship Bailey Undergraduate awards are $3000 awards ($1500/semester) given each year to undergraduate students at the University of Illinois who have demonstrated positive impact and commitment as a result of service, community involvement, leadership, and action4/19
Bajaj Law Scholarship Law Office of Vikas Bajaj, APC is offering a $2,500 scholarship to a current law student.4/19
Bankruptcy Law Center scholarship is open to any current 2 year or 4 year college student or law student. Must write about the topic provided on the website - $1000 award.4/19
Barnett Howard & Williams Military Veteran Scholarship Howard & Williams is offering a $500 stipend scholarship to one military veteran law student (1L, 2L, or 3L) attending law school in the U.S.4/19
Barone Defense Firm Win Back Your Life Scholarship Barone Defense Firm Win Back Your Life Scholarship is an opportunity for a deserving student who is able to effectively communicate how they have faced adversity and overcome that obstacle. The Barone Defense Firm is excited to provide this award and help a student be more financially able to achieve their academic goals. The qualifying applicant will have submitted a personal essay which describes a time in their life in which they triumphed over overwhelming hardship and grew from it as both a person, and student.10/19
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The Baumgartner Law Student Scholarship | Baumgartner Law Firm is offering a scholarship for current or incoming law students based on need and commitment to helping others. $3000 award.4/19
Benson & Bingham Annual Scholarship grand prize winner will receive a one-time payment of $2,000 to be applied to the law school of their admission/attendance.10/19
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Bohemian Lawyers Association of Chicago Bohemian Lawyers Association of Chicago awards scholarships to students in their second and third year of school. All persons of Czech, Moravian, Ruthenian, Silesian or Slovak ancestry enrolled in an accredited law school in the greater Chicagoland area are eligible for a Bohemian Lawyers’ Association of Chicago (BLAC) annual scholarship.4/19
Boonswang Law Firm Legal Leaders Scholarship Boonswang Law firm is proud to announce its 2017-2018 Legal Leaders Scholarship. They are offering a $1,000 scholarship to any student that is studying to enter any facet of the legal profession4/19
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The Briskman Briskman & Greenberg Accident Survivor Scholarship scholarship is offered annually to a student who has overcome serious injuries suffered as a result of a car accident, medical error, or other incident caused by someone’s carelessness. In order to be eligible, applicants must be entering or currently enrolled in their first year of an accredited college or law school and submit a brief personal statement (not to exceed 500 words) describing the incident, how it has affected the applicants’ life, and the steps they have taken to overcome their injuries. The scholarship will be awarded based on the strength of the personal statement.4/19
Brown, PC National Tax Law Scholarship, PC is now accepting applications for the firm's National Tax Law Scholarship, a $500 stipend which will be awarded to a second or third year U.S. law student with a demonstrated interest in tax law. The award will be paid directly to the student, and can be used for any expenses related to legal education, including but not limited to tuition, room, board, books, bar review courses, or commuting expenses.4/19
Brown, PC National Business Law Scholarship, PC is now accepting applications for the firm's National Business Law Scholarship, a $500 stipend which will be awarded to a second or third year U.S. law student with a demonstrated interest in business law. The award will be paid directly to the student, and can be used for any expenses related to legal education, including but not limited to tuition, room, board, books, bar review courses, or commuting expenses.4/19
Buckfire & Buckfire, PC Law Student Disability Scholarship Diversity Scholarship is $2,000 and will be awarded to a student who is currently attending an accredited law school, who is either a member of an ethnic, racial, or other minority, or demonstrates commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career.4/19
Bunch and Brock Legal Scholarship Award scholarship provides $1000 to a first-year law student. The purpose of the scholarship is to reward original thought and encourage the development of skill in conveying information to others. The applicants will submit for evaluation a previously published article.4/19
Burke & Eisner Scholarship & Eisner offers scholarships of $1000 available to both undergraduate, graduate and law students. Currently they have up to 4 scholarships awards.10/19
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Cantor Crane Injury Law Student Scholarship purpose of our scholarship is to raise awareness against driving under the influence and distracted driving. Cantor Crane is asking students to take a pledge to not get behind the wheel after consuming alcohol and to not text while driving.4/19
Caring for Life Annual Scholarship & Walsh, P.C. is offering a $1,500 scholarship to a law school student who sustained a birth injury or who has a family member affected by a birth injury.4/19
Chicago Bar Foundation: Abraham Lincoln Marovitz Public Interest Law Scholarship CBF's Marovitz Scholarship is intended to support a needy law student who is deeply committed to public interest work so that upon graduation financial need will not prevent the student from pursuing a public interest legal career. The Scholarship provides funds for needy public interest-minded students so they may complete law school with as little debt as possible.4/19
The Children's Advocate Scholarship applicants must be currently enrolled in an accredited North American college or university, or planning to attend one in the fall 2019 semester. Applicants should submit a 500-word essay.10/25
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Christensen & Hymas Married Student Law Scholarship $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a law student who is legally married.4/19
Citywide Law Scholarship Law Group is proud to offer a $1,500 scholarship to a current or aspiring law student.4/19
The Clark Law Office Scholarship goal of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to a worthy law school student. We will be providing a $1000 scholarship to any law student enrolled for 2019. You do not have to be a current law student, but you must be enrolled to attend law school in the fall of 2019.4/19
Cogburn Law Offices Adversity Scholarship understand the increasing costs of college tuition is making it more difficult to obtain a college degree for many outstanding students across the nation. Therefore, we are offering one $5,000 need-based scholarship to the student who submits the winning essay or video demonstrating how he or she has overcome great personal adversity.4/19
CoilLaw, LLC Scholarship Litigation and Family Law firm, CoilLaw is offering a $500 scholarship for college students in the United States who are planning to attend law school.4/19
Google Student Veterans of America Scholarship is committed to increasing diversity both on the air and behind the scenes. Doing so provides a secure, powerful, and competitive advantage in the media and entertainment industry. As part of this commitment, Student Veterans of America and Google have partnered to distribute two (2) $12,000 scholarships to any eligible student veteran!4/19
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, INC's scholarship opportunities are afforded to Latino students in the United States who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who demonstrate a desire to continue their civic engagement in the future.4/19
CREW Network Foundation’s scholarship scholarship for students pursuing a career in real estate is very special, as it includes a PAID INTERNSHIP opportunity during the summer of 2018. Winners of this $5,000 scholarship will also be matched with a CREW Network member mentor, will receive a free CREW Network membership for 18 months and free registration at our 2017 Network Convention and Marketplace in Houston this fall.4/19
Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship an effort to the cause of preventing cyberbullying, Parentinn has created the Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship. One student will be awarded a $1,000 award.4/19
David Mann Legal Scholarship first year law student will be awarded $1,000 on the basis of ability to clearly communicate ideas. The purpose of this scholarship is to reward original thought and encourage the development of skill in conveying information to others.4/19
Davis-Putter Scholarship first and most important qualification for a Davis-Putter Scholarship is active participation in struggles for civil rights, economic justice, international solidarity or other progressive issues. The applicant's financial need and ability to perform academically are evaluated. Davis-Putter scholars are both graduate and undergraduate students and must be enrolled in an accredited school and receiving college credit for the time period covered by their grant.4/19
DRI: The Voice of the Defense Bar Law Student Diversity Scholarship Program is open to second year minority and women law students. Two scholarships in the amount of $10,000 each are awarded annually. Applicants must demonstrate academic excellence and service to the profession, community, and to the cause of diversity.4/19
Dickson Law Group winner of the Thomas L. Dickson scholarship contest will be chosen by our attorneys based on participation in a video essay contest. The annual Thomas L. Dickson $1,000 scholarship available to current college students or those planning on attending a college or university in the fall of 2016.4/19
Dolman Law Group Scholarship a result, we are offering a $1,100 BI-ANNUAL scholarship to a current or prospective college student. The scholarship will be awarded to the winner of our video essay contest, the details of which are outlined below.4/19
Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship Donald W. Banner Diversity Scholarship is part of Banner & Witcoff's commitment to fostering the development of intellectual property lawyers from diverse backgrounds. Current law students at accredited schools are eligible to apply.4/19
Driggs, Bills & Day Law Firm Scholarship$1000 is offered biannually.4/19
Duffy Law Scholarship Law is offering a $1,000 scholarship who is currently attending school based on an essay contest.4/19
Dwyer Williams Dretke Attorneys LLP Student Scholarship Program Williams Dretke Attorneys, LLP is pleased to announce a scholarship available to students anticipating attending law school. The $1,000 scholarship is intended to help defray first-year expenses for students graduating from undergraduate school that have been accepted into an accredited law school anywhere in the United States.4/22
Oleg Fastovsky Outstanding Citizen Scholarship Outstanding Citizen Scholarship, which is a great opportunity for students who participate in community service. $500 award.4/22
EDvestinU Scholarship Opportunity month, EDvestinU awards three (3) $1,000 scholarships to randomly selected entrants (eligible entrants are N.H. residents who are or will be attending any Title IV eligible college or university; non–N.H. residents who are or will be attending a Title IV eligible N.H. college or university; and foreign students with a valid visa who are or will be attending a Title IV eligible N.H. college or university).4/22
Empowering Women in Law Scholarship Pearce Law Firm in Philadelphia is offering a $2,000 scholarship available exclusively to women studying law. Applicants will have successfully completed at least one semester of law school, but will not yet have graduated by fall semester of 2016.4/22
Environmental Litigation Group Scholarship have awarded over $2.5 Million in our asbestos scholarship fund so far, and this year Environmental Litigation Group, P.C. is offering three scholarships for $5k, $3k and $2k to students at Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. The scholarships are merit based and require an essay submission.4/22
The Esfandi Law Firm Esfandi Law Firm, a criminal defense law firm in Century City, is pleased to offer a $2,100 law scholarship to one law student whom can demonstrate a unique need for this award in a short essay.4/22
EverSpark Autism Awareness Scholarship is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a high-achieving student that has been diagnosed with autism of any form or are studying autism related research at a university.4/22
The Expert Institute Annual Legal Writing Scholarship Expert Institute is offering $2,000 scholarship in their annual legal writing contest.4/22
FASPE at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE), in collaboration with The Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust, is now accepting applications for a fellowship that uses the conduct of lawyers and judges during the Holocaust and in Nazi Germany as a launching point for an intensive two-week summer program on contemporary legal ethics.4/22
FCBA Foundation Law School Scholarship Program scholarship is open to all students enrolled at an accredited law school in the United States who are entering their second or third years of study in the Fall of 2016 and have a demonstrated interest in communications law. Awards ranging from $2,500-$10,000, are payable to the law school to cover the student’s tuition and other education-related expenses in the 2016-2017 academic year, and will be determined by a number of factors, including financial need and merit.4/22
83 Scholarship is offering a $500 academic scholarship award for students every six months.4/22
Fleming Law Scholarship P. Fleming & Associates, P.C. is pleased to offer a $1,000 scholarship to provide financial assistance to law students preparing to enter law school for the first time.4/22
Foundation for Community Association Research: Byron Hanke Fellowship Byron Hanke Fellowship is available to graduate students working on topics related to community associations. Community associations govern common-interest communities of any kind: condominiums, cooperatives, townhouse developments, planned unit developments, and other developments where homeowners support an association with mandatory financial assessments, and are subject to use and aesthetic restrictions.4/22
Frances & Earl Perry Memorial Veterans Scholarship nationally-based scholarship supports aspiring veterans, and children of veterans, who wish to further their education at the college or university level4/22
The Harris Federal Law Firm Scholarship Harris Federal Law Firm is offering a scholarship to rising 2L and 3L students to fund their legal education.4/22
Hawkins Spizman Kilgo, LLC Childhood Cancer Awareness Scholarship $1,000 award will be given to a college student who has survived childhood cancer, or has been directly impacted by childhood cancer.4/22
The Hogan/Smoger Access to Justice Essay Competition competition is sponsored by R. Ben Hogan III of Hogan Law Office, PC, in Birmingham, Alabama, and Gerson H. Smoger of Smoger & Associates in Dallas, Texas, and Oakland, California. The competition is administered by Public Citizen, a nonprofit organization. With more than 350,000 members and supporters nationwide, Public Citizen advocates for a healthier and more equitable world.4/22
Honorable Timothy C. Evans Scholarship currently enrolled in an accredited Illinois law school who are living in the Northern District, Eastern Division of Illinois are eligible for the Honorable Timothy C. Evans Scholarship, named for the chief judge of the Circuit Court of Cook County and sponsored by the Northwest Suburban Bar Association Foundation.4/22
Howell & Christmas, LLC Visionary Scholarship law offices of Howell & Christmas, LLC is pleased to support the future lawyers of America with its Visionary Scholarship; $1000 will be awarded to a high-achieving, bright student who intends to pursue a career in law.4/22
Humane Studies Fellowships Humane Studies Fellowships, begun in 1983 as the Claude R. Lambe Fellowships, are awarded by IHS to support the work of outstanding students who are interested in exploring the principles, practices, and institutions necessary for a free society through their academic work.4/22
Jacoby & Meyers Scholarship Competition and Meyers will endow a scholarship for law school or undergraduate college students who demonstrate the highest level of acumen. The $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a single student to help support their efforts in continuing their education.4/22
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Law Offices of Joel J. Kofsky believe that a good education is a valuable investment for the future and that financial limitations should not be a barrier to achieving that goal. To that end, we are pleased to provide financial assistance for students who are currently attending or are planning to attend college or graduate school.4/22
The Law Firm of John W. Tumelty Law Offices of John W. Tumelty is proud to announce the first-ever John W. Tumelty 2018 Cancer Survivor College Scholarship. This scholarship will provide $1,000 to a high school senior heading to college or a current college student who has either battled cancer themselves or has helped support a parent, grandparent or sibling through their cancer experience.4/22
Juvenile Justice Law School Scholarship will be offering a $1500 scholarship, beginning in the year 2016, which we will award to a student to aid with their college or graduate school costs.4/22
Illinois Judges Foundation Harold Sullivan Scholarship Illinois Judges Foundation will award the Harold Sullivan Scholarship to one or more first or second year law students attending an Illinois law school. Each scholarship will be for $5,000.00. Northwestern Pritzker School of Law will supply matching funds, thus doubling the total scholarship value4/22
Iranian American Bar Association issues one or more scholarship each year to law students in good standing enrolled in an accredited law school in the United States. The scholarships are designed to recognize the commitment of law students to the advancement of the Iranian American community.4/22
Islamic Scholarship Fund’s mission is to increase American Muslim representation in media, politics and government. Students applying for an ISF scholarship should be interested in joining the aforementioned areas after graduation.4/22
Japanese American Bar Association Educational Foundation Japanese American Bar Association Educational Foundation (JEF) was created in 2006 to facilitate the awarding of scholarships to deserving law students and/or recent law school graduates.4/22