External Scholarships

There are a variety of scholarships awarded by outside agencies, which have their own applications procedures, criteria, and deadlines.

Scholarships for African American Students

Earl Warren Shearman and Sterling Scholarships

Earl Warren Shearman & Sterling Scholarships are two special stipends for African-American law students. The scholarship is sponsored by Shearman & Sterling, a large commercial law firm with offices in New York City, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Washington, D.C., and several foreign locations. Recipients are assigned attorney-mentors from the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund (LDF) and from Shearman & Sterling, and gain experience working with LDF on issues related to civil rights and public interest law.
Amount: $15,000
Deadline: March 31, 2020


Scholarships for DACA / Undocumented Students

MPOWER and La Unidad Latina Foundation

MPOWER and La Unidad Latina Foundation are looking to fund students with high potential as a leader and advocate.
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: November 15, 2019


Scholarships for Diversity/Minority Students

AAJ RICHARD D. HAILEY SCHOLARSHIP

AAJ's Minority caucus will award a $5,000 scholarship to a minority law student who is entering his/her first, second, or third year of law school.
Amount: $5,000

Academic E Pipeline To Practice Enrichment / Mentoring Opportunity For Entering 1Ls

The Pipeline to Practice Foundation seeks to support members of groups that are historically underrepresented in the legal progression.
Amount: Varies

Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship

Applicants for the Jones Jackson Scholarship must be a member of the NAACP and under 25 years of age. Awards are based on GPA and academic achievement.
Amount: up to $2,500

American Bar Legal Opportunity Scholarship

The purpose of the ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund is to encourage racial and ethnic minority students to apply to and attend law school and to provide financial assistance to ensure that these students have the opportunity to attend law school for three years.
Amount: $5,000 to $15,000

Arnold & Porter LLP Diversity Scholarship

Applicants for the Arnold & Porter LLP Diversity Scholarship must be currently enrolled at a first-year law school that is ABA accredited, contribute to the diverse background of a law school's student body, demonstrate strong academic achievement, and demonstrate an interest in promoting diversity in the legal profession.
Amount: $10,000

Arturo Gonzalez Summer Law Student Fellowships

The six-to-eight week Arturo Gonzalez Summer Law Student Fellowships are for law students who want to gain exposure and acquire significant practical experience in Immigration Legal Defense and Family Law.
Amount: $2,500

Asian American Criminal Trial Lawyers Association (AACTLA)

AACTLA is a non-profit organization of criminal defense attorneys, judges, and law students engaged in the practice of law in the criminal justice system by advocating for the rights of the accused and dedicated to serving the Asian American community.
Amount: Varies

Baker Donelson Berman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz Diversity Scholarship

At Baker Donelson, we strive to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for all our employees. With the Baker Donelson Berman, Caldwell, & Berkowitz Diversity Scholarship, we welcome people of all races, genders, ages, languages, ethnicities, cultural backgrounds, disabilities, sexual orientations and religious beliefs to assist our clients in achieving their legal goals.
Amount: $10,000

Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship Program

The Bay Area Minority Law Student Scholarship Program was established in 1998 to reaffirm a commitment to diversity in legal education and the legal profession.
Amount: $10,000

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Law School Diversity Scholarship and Application

"The Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Law School Diversity Scholarship and Application applicant is a member of an ethnic, racial, or other minority or any individual who demonstrates a defined commitment to issues of diversity within their community; a U.S. citizen currently attending an accredited law school within the U.S.; their academic achievement is reflected by a minimum 3.0 GPA and has at least one semester of classes completed at an accredited law school."
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: October 1, 2019

California Change Lawyers (was California Bar Diversity Scholarship)

California Change Lawyers believe that a state as diverse as California needs a justice system led by advocates of all ethnicities and races.
Amount: $5,000

Cooley Diversity Fellowship

As part of Cooley's ongoing commitment to diversity, we are proud to offer Cooley Diversity Fellowships to outstanding first year law school students. Award recipients will receive a paid 1L Summer Associate position and an award of up to $30,000 to assist with law school tuition.
Amount: installments up to $30,000

The Dominguez Firm Legal Scholarship

This scholarship recognizes that individual's academic achievements and unique goals despite their struggles, or challenges, and looking to make a difference in his or her community and the future.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: 12/31/2019

DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarship

The goal of the DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarships is to provide financial assistance to two worthy law students from ABA accredited law schools in order to promote, in a tangible way, the DRI Diversity Statement in Principle.
Note: open to incoming second and third-year African American, Hispanic, Asian, and Native American students. Incoming second and third-year female law students are also eligible, regardless of race or ethnicity. Incoming second and third-year law students who also come from backgrounds that would add to the cause of diversity, regardless of race or gender are eligible to apply. Students who are members of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), Law School or Law Student members of AAJ or students otherwise affiliated with or employed by AAJ are not eligible for DRI Law Student Diversity Scholarships. To qualify for this scholarship, candidate must be a full-time student. Evening students also qualify for consideration who have completed one-third or more of the total credit hours required for a degree by the applicant’s law school.
Amount: $10,000 divided between 2 students

Finnegan Diversity Scholarship

The Finnegan Diversity Scholarship provides financial support to qualified diverse students who demonstrate a commitment to pursuing a career in intellectual property law.
Amount: $15,000

Fredrikson & Byron Minority Scholarship Program

"The Fredrikson & Byron Foundation Minority Scholarship Program sponsors educational opportunities for currently enrolled, first-year law students of diverse backgrounds."
Amount: $10,000
Deadline: March 31

Gay Asian Pacific Alliance (GAPA) George Choy Memorial Scholarship/Horizons Foundation

"The purpose of the Gay Asian Pacific Alliance George Choy Memorial Scholarship/Horizons Foundation is to provide financial assistance to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Asian and Pacific Islanders entering their first or second year of post-secondary education."
Amount: Varies

Harter Secrest & Emery LLP Diversity Scholarship

To be eligible for the Harter Secrest & Emery LLP Diversity Scholarship, the applicant must be a full-time currently enrolled 1L law student.
Amount: $7,500

Justice & Diversity Center

"Established in 1998 in response to the passage of SP-1, the University of California Regents' resolution to end affirmative action and race-based admissions at UC Schools, we offer these Justice & Diversity Center Scholarships because we are firmly committed to and recognize the importance of diversity within the legal practice, particularly in Northern California."
Amount: $10,000

LAIPLA Diversity Fellowship

The Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association (LAIPLA) created the LAIPLA Diversity Fellowship to increase the number of IP practitioners from underrepresented backgrounds.
Amount: Varies

Los Angeles Intellectual Property Law Association (LAIPA)

The LAIPA is an incredible opportunity for the selected Fellow to gain valuable intellectual property law training and experience at an exciting company.
Amount: $6,000

McAndrews Held & Malloy Diversity in Patent Law Fellowship

The McAndrews Held & Malloy Diversity in Patent Law Fellowship candidate must be a first year law student at an accredited law school with a diverse background, that would improve diversity in the field of intellectual property law; have a degree in science, or engineering and intend to practice patent law in Chicago, Illinois.
Amount: $5,000

The Cooley Diversity Fellowship

As part of Cooley's ongoing commitment to diversity, we are proud to offer Cooley Diversity Fellowships to outstanding first year law school students.
Amount: Up to $30,000

V & E Diversity Fellowship

Vinson & Elkins awards some of the brightest law students from the nation's top law schools with a V & E Diversity Fellowship each year.
Amount: $10,000

Zelle LLP Diversity Scholarship

The keystone of the firm's Diversity Outreach Plan, the Zelle LLP Diversity in Law Scholarship was created for law students who either (1) are a member of a population or group whose background and perspectives are historically underrepresented in the private practice of law; or (2) demonstrate a long-standing commitment to diversity that will be furthered by award of the scholarship.
Amount: $2,000


Scholarships for Disabled Students

BUCKFIRE & BUCKFIRE, P.C. DISABILITY SCHOLARSHIP

The Disability Scholarship was established in 2014 as part of the law firm’s commitment to helping students with disabilities or injuries who are in need of financial assistance for education purposes. The scholarship is available to students of any age, with any type of disability, including but not limited to physical disabilities, medical conditions, mental or psychiatric conditions, speech and language, learning disabilities, behavioral conditions, and all other conditions.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: October 1, 2019

George H. Nofer Scholarship

The George H. Nofer Scholarship for Law and Public Policy is for full-time graduate students with a moderately-severe to profound pre-lingual bilateral hearing loss who are attending an accredited law school or a masters or doctoral program in public policy or public administration.
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: April 19, 2020

Kathern F. Gruber Scholarship Program/Blinded Veterans Association

The Blinded Veterans Association has established the Kathern F. Gruber Scholarship Program for the purpose of assisting the educational goals of dependent children and spouses of blinded veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Amount: $1,000 to $2,000
Deadline: April 20

National Federation of the Blind Scholarship

To recognize achievement by blind scholars, the National Federation of the Blind Scholarship annually offers blind college students in the United States and Puerto Rico the opportunity to win one of thirty merit-based, national-level scholarships
Amount: $3,000 to $12,000


Scholarships for LGBTQ Students

M. Katherine Baird Darmer Equity Scholarship

The M. Katherine Baird Darmer Equality Scholarship Fund was named in memory of the late M. Katherine Baird Darmer, an activist, law professor, and champion of change for the LGBT community in Orange County and beyond. The Fund, which is sponsored by the Orange County Lavender Bar Association (OCLBA) and and at the sole discretion of the scholarship committee jointly appointed by OCLBA and OCEC and the Liberty Hill transgender community in Orange County. Determinations regarding the amount and number of awards are qualified law students who have demonstrated commitment to advancing equality for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, the Orange County Equality Coalition (OCEC), will award one or more scholarships each year .
Amount: varies

Point Scholarship

Point Foundation empowers promising LGBTQ students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential – despite the obstacles often put before them – to make a significant impact on society
Amount: $13,000 up to $34,000

The Edward C. Tang Scholarship

Mr. Edward C. Tang established this award in 2007 to provide financial assistance to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Asian and Pacific Islanders (API) for post-secondary Education. The Edward C. Tang Scholarship is to help LGBT youth proudly achieve educational pursuits and dreams without shame. This scholarship awards up to two outstanding students annually, a combined scholarships totaling up to $15,000. These scholarships e renewable for a maximum of three or more years (a total of four years) provided each student annually meets the renewal requirements.
Amount: up to $15,000

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR HISPANIC AND LATINO STUDENTS

HBNA Scholarship (La Raza Lawyers Association)

In celebration of the 10th Anniversary of the establishment of the HNBA's LGBT Section, the HNBA LGBT Division announced the launch of the LGBT Division Public Interest Scholarship Program.
Amount: Varies

Hispanic Scholarship Fund

The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree. Scholarships are available on a competitive basis.
Amount: $500 to $5,000

La Raza Lawyers Association-Central Valley Chapter/Hon. Mario Olmos Memorial Scholarship

Since 1980, the La Raza Lawyers Association’s Central Valley Chapter has awarded scholarships to deserving law students who have demonstrated academic achievement, leadership qualities, and involvement in the Latino community, financial need, and ties to California’s Central Valley
Amount: $1,000 to $3,000

Latina Lawyers Bar Association Scholarship

The Latina Lawyers Bar Association announces a scholarship program for law students enrolled at a law school in California. The scholarship program will award scholarships to outstanding law students. The scholarship funds may be used towards expenses related to a student’s attendance at a California law school or towards the expenses related to preparation for the California Bar Examination. Preference will be given to Latina law students.

LULAC National Scholarship Fund

The LULAC National Scholarship Fund was established to provide scholarships to qualified Hispanic students attending accredited colleges, universities, and graduate schools in the United States.
Amount: $250 to $2,000
Deadline: March 31

MALDEF Law School Scholarships

The MALDEF Law School Scholarship offers financial assistance to qualified Latino individuals in pursuit of higher education. Awards are provided to first, second, and third-year law students who have outstanding academic records, including participation and leadership in extracurricular activities. Scholarships are awarded to Latino students who demonstrate involvement with and commitment to serve the Latino community, financial need, and academic achievement indicating the potential for successful completion of a graduate or law degree.
Amount: $5,000

JAMAS Future Hispanic Leaders Scholarship

At JAMAS Capital Management, we want to foster the rich diversity found in our industry by easing the financial burden of secondary education with the JAMAS Future Hispanic Leaders Scholarship.
Amount: $2,500

Mexican American Bar Foundation

Since 1991, the Mexican American Bar Foundation has pursued its mission of promoting diversity in the legal profession through education by awarding scholarships to Latino law students.
Amount: $7,500 to $15,000 
Deadline: TBD 2020

Orange Immigrant Youth United ScholaRSHIP

AB 540 allows undocumented students in California pay in-state tuition rates at California public community colleges and universities (UCs and Cal States included).
Amount: Varies

The MPOWER Global Citizen Scholarship

The MPOWER Global Citizen Scholarship was created to celebrate international and DACA students, who enrihc college campuses with their diverse experiences and points of view.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: November 15, 2019


Scholarships for Jewish Students

Jewish Family and Children Service's (JFCS) Various Loans, Grants, and Small Scholarships

Recipients of the Jewish Family and Children Services loans, grants, and small scholarships must be a Jewish resident of San Francisco, San Mateo, Sonoma, Marin, or Northern Santa Clara Counties. Funds are prioritized for people who need financial help in order to pursue their educational and vocational goals.
Amount: Variable
Deadline: July 1, 2020

The Lemberg Scholarship Loan Fund, Inc.

Lemberg Scholarship Loan Funds are designed to help Jewish men and women who have difficulty pursuing higher education. Students must be pursuing a degree at an accredited institution. Selections are based on academic ability, financial need, family problems, physical and mental disability, and potential for leadership in the Jewish community. The loans awarded through this fund are interest free loans.
Amount: up to $5,000


Scholarships for Native American Students

Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship

The Daughters of the American Revolution Scholarship is awarded to help Native Americans students of any age, any tribe and in any state striving to get an education at the undergraduate or graduate levels. However, undergraduate students are given preference. All awards are judged based on financial need and academic achievement.
Amount: $4,000
Deadline: February 15 annually

Allogan Slagle memorial Scholarship

Allogan’s goal was to improve the status of those tribes that had been by-passed by the US government, particularly focusing on assisting the Piro/Manso/Tiwa Tribe of southern New Mexico in their effort to achieve federal recognition, as well as aiding the Ione Band of Miwok Indians in California in reaffirming their traditional tribal government.
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: May annually

American Indian College Fund

Eligible applicants for the American Indian College Fund must be American Indian or Alaska Natives who are enrolled tribal members or who are lineal descendants of an enrolled parent or grandparent.
Amount: Varies
Deadline: May 31 annually

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution/American Indian Scholarship

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution/American Indian Scholarship is intended to help Native American students of any age, of any tribe, and in any state, in their pursuit of a vocational, undergraduate, or graduate education. Awards are based on financial need and academic achievement. Applicants must be Native American, in financial need, and have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: February 15, 2020


Scholarships for Women Students

AAUW Educational Foundation Selected Professions Fellowships

Selected AAUW Professions Fellowships are awarded to women of color who intend to pursue a full-time course of study in fields, such as law, in which women's participation is traditionally low. Candidates may apply for support for their final year of study only and are expected to receive their degrees at the end of the fellowship year.
Amount: $5,000 to $18,000
Deadline: December 1 annually

AAUW INTERNATIONAL FELLOWSHIPS

American Association of University Women Fellowships are awarded for women pursuing full-time graduate or postdoctoral study in the United States who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicants must intend to return to their home country to pursue a professional career.
Amount: $18,000 to $30,000 
Deadline: November 15 annually

AAUW AMERICAN Fellowships

AAUW fellowships in the following degree programs are restricted to women of color, who have been underrepresented in these fields.
Amount: $6,000 - $30,000
Deadline: November 1 annually

AAUW Community Action Grants

AAUW Community Action Grants provide funds to individuals, AAUW branches, and AAUW state organizations as well as local community-based nonprofit organizations for innovative programs or non-degree research projects that promote education and equality for women and girls.
Amount: $2,000 up to $7,000
Deadline: December 1 annually

American Association of University Women

American Association of University Women Fellowships are awarded for full-time study to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Applicants must intend to return to their home country to pursue a professional career.
Amount: $5,000 to $18,000 

Horizons/Women In Defense

Horizons/Women in Defense applicants must also demonstrate an interest in a career related to national security and defense, have a minimum GPA of 3.25 and demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to students in security studies, military history, government relations, engineering, computer science, physics, mathematics, business, law, international relations, political science or economics.
Amount: Varies
Deadline: June 12 annually

Justice Pauline Davis Hanson Scholarship/Fresno County Women Lawyers

As a tribute to the memory of the late Associate Justice Pauline Davis Hanson, Fresno County Women Lawyers has established the Justice Pauline Davis Hanson Scholarship to encourage and support outstanding academic achievement and commitment to service by women law students. Candidates must be female law students who have successfully completed at least one year of law school. Preference will be given to current or former residents of California's Fresno, Kings, Madera, or Tulane counties.
Amount: $2,000

Ms. JD Summer 2019 Public Interest Scholarship

Ms. JD Summer 2019 Public Interest Scholarship is open to all law students who currently identify as women, or who have previously lived as a woman (or girl) and now identify as non-binary.
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: TBD

The Pearce Law Firm Empowering Women in Law scholarship

The Pearce Law Firm Empowering Women in Law Scholarship is intended to encourage & support outstanding achievement & leadership by example from women in the field of law.
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: May 31, 2020


Scholarships for All Students 

The Reeves Law Group Scholarship Contest

The scholarship will be awarded to the applicant who best demonstrates a genuine desire and goal of using the legal system to fix problems or improve conditions in our society.
Please note worthy deeds that you have already performed. They will be considered.
Amount: $5,000
Deadline: 12/15/2019

Legal Scholarship by Moses & Rooth, Attorney at Law Legal

Moses and Roth Attorneys at Law, a Criminal Defense Law Firm located in Orlando, is offering a $1,000 scholarship to one incoming 1L or currently enrolled Law Student.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: 5/31/2020

Emery Reddy, PLLC Scholarships

Each year Emery Reddy offers financial assistance to student with an interest in pursuing careers in the legal field.
Amount: $500 up to $2,500
Deadline: 11/30/2019

The Dominguez Firm Legal Scholarship Award

This scholarship recognizes an individual's academic achievements and unique goals despite their struggle or challenges and looking to make a difference in his or her community and the future.
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: TBD

ABA Legal Opportunity Scholarship

The American Bar Association (ABA) awards an annual Legal Opportunity Scholarship to first-year law students. The 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.
Amount: $5,000 up to $15,000

MICHIGAN AUTO LAW Diversity Scholarship

As part of a commitment to diversity, Michigan Auto Law is pleased to sponsor an annual Michigan Auto Law Diversity Scholarship Program to provide financial support to students who contribute to the diversity of the law school student body as they pursue their legal career. Must be a US Citizen accepted to or currently attending (1L or 2L) an accredited law school in the United States, have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 and is a member of an ethnic or racial minority or demonstrates a defined commitment to issues of diversity within their academic career
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: June 1, 2020

Abe and Esther Hagiwara Student Aid Award/JACL National Scholarship Committee

The Abe and Esther Hagiwara Student Aid Award was founded to provide financial assistance to a student who otherwise would have to delay or terminate his or her education due to a lack of financing. Only applicants that exhibit severe financial need will be considered for this award. Every applicant must be a National JACL member.
Amount: $1,000 to 5,000

CTA Scholarship for Dependent Children/California Teachers Association Scholarship Committee

CTA Scholarship applicants must be a dependent child of an active, retired-life, or deceased member of CTA. The applicant must be claimed as a dependent on the current year's IRS tax form.
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 8, 2020

The Dominguez Firm Legal Scholarship

The Dominguez Firm Legal Scholarship recognizes that individual's academic achievements and unique goals despite their struggles, or challenges, and looking to make a difference in his or her community and the future.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: 7/31/2019

Finlandia Foundation Trust Scholarship

Finlandia Foundation Trust Scholarship applicants must be citizens of the United States or Finland and accepted to an accredited institution of higher learning. Scholarships are awarded to undergraduate and graduate students. Students studying subjects related to Finnish culture receive special consideration.
Amount: $1,000 to $3,000
Deadline: February 1 annually

GOODWIN & SCIESZKA INNOVATION SCHOLARSHIP

We are pleased to support the future lawyers of America with the Goodwin & Scieszka Innovation Scholarship, awarded to three high-achieving, bright students intending to pursue a career in law.
Amount: $500 up to $1,000

Haneman-Perskie Memorial Foundation Scholarship

Haneman-Perskie Memorial Foundation Scholarship applicants must be a New Jersey resident accepted for admission to law school. The grant is for a one-year period and it is based on academic ability, financial need, leadership potential, and character.
Amount: Contact the Haneman-Perskie Foundation for award amount

IABA Scholarship (Iranian American Bar Association)

IABA grants one or more scholarships each year to law students who have demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of the Iranian-American community. Applicants must be of Iranian heritage and full-time students at an accredited law school (applications from UCI School of Law will be accepted) in the United States who are not otherwise receiving full educational funding from another organization.
Amount: $2,500
Deadline: March 2020

Infinity Law Group Asian Heritage Law School Scholarship

The Infinity Law Group Asian Heritage Law School Scholarship is awarded to an enrolled first-year law school student of Asian heritage who intends to use her or his law degree to help the Asian American community.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: August 1 annually

JAPANESE AMERICAN CITIZENS LEAGUE NATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP

Every JACL National Scholarship applicant must be an active National JACL member. JACL Membership is open to everyone of any ethnic background. All who meet eligibility criteria are welcomed and encouraged to apply. Note: applicants need to hold an Individual or Student/Youth Membership ( Couple/Family membership by a parent will not meet this requirement). You may join/renew online at https://jacl.org/member/.
Amount: varies

John Lewis King Memorial Scholarship fund/San Bernardino County Bar Association

John Lewis King Memorial Scholarship Fund/San Bernardino County Bar Association applicants must have connection with San Bernaderno County.
Amount: $5,000

Lawson Law Scholarship

The Lawson Law Scholarship is for a communicator who has the joy and the talent to impact this world for Christ and who is interested in doing exactly that.
Amount: $2,000
Deadline: May 31 annually

Lax Scholarship Fund for Gay Men

LAX Scholarship applicants should be either from the five-county Philadelphia metropolitan region, attending a qualified school in or out of the region, or from outside the region, attending college, graduate or professional school within the region.
Amount: up to $20,000
Deadline: November 1, 2019

ONE LAWYER CAN CHANGE THE WORLD SCHOLARSHIP (RISING 1L)

Are you the next great legal mind? In partnership with the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, Law Preview will be awarding one hard-working incoming law student $10,000 towards their 1L year through the One Lawyer Can Change the World Scholarship.
Amount: $10,000

P.J.C. Lindfors Legal Studies Fund (for Finnish and American Law Students)

To sustain both Finnish-American culture in the United States and the ancestral tie with Finland by raising funds for grants and scholarships such as the P.J.C. Lindfors Legal Studies Fund, initiating innovative national programs and networking with local chapters.
Amount: $1,000 to $3,000
Deadline: October 1, 2019

Polish American Club of North Jersey Scholarships/The Kosciuszko Foundation

The Kosciuszko Foundation provides funding to qualified full-time graduate students in the United States. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or a permanent resident of Polish descent and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicants must be active members of the Polish American Club of New Jersey or be the child or grandchild of a member. Selection is based on academic excellence, the applicant's interest in the Polish community, and financial need.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: January 15, 2020

Sonoma County Women In Law

Sonoma County Women in Law applicants must: 1) have ties to Sonoma County; 2) have completed a minimum of one year of law school; 3) have a record of academic achievement; and 4) have a demonstrated commitment to increasing women's access to legal services, and/or involvement in, the practice of law.
Amount: $5,000 to $7,500

The Women's section of the Contra Costa County Bar Association /The Honorable Patricia Herron and The Honorable Ellen James Scholarship

The Honorable Ellen James Scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving law student (or students) with demonstrated leadership potential, academic success, and a commitment to women’s issues and Contra Costa County.
Amount: $1,000 up to $10,000

Thomas F. Black Jr. Memorial Scholarship

The Rhode Island Bar Foundation’s Thomas F. Black, Jr. Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 1989 to support and foster high legal practice standards by assisting Rhode Island residents who show promise that they will become outstanding lawyers and who need financial assistance to study law.
Amount: $20,000

McDowel South American Heritage Scholarship

McDowel South American Scholarship applicants must be accepted or enrolled in an accredited law school, of South American Heritage, and must maintain a 2.9 GPA.
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: June 10 annually

San Luis Obispo County Women Lawyer's Association

San Luis Obispo County Women Lawyer's Association applicants must be presently enrolled or accepted for enrollment in law school and demonstrate a connection to San Luis Obispo County.
Amount: Varies

CLEO Edge Pre-Law Scholarship

The Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO) will launch its new CLEO EDGE Pre-Law Scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year. The application process will open February 15, 2019, and will close March 30, 2019. Grant recipients will be announced in mid-April
Amount: $2,500

Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship

The Howard Fox Memorial Law Scholarship was established for Berks County residents entering their second year at an accredited law school. The fund is in memory of Howard Fox, who was a member of the Berks County Bar Association and an attorney in the Public Defender’s Office. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.
Amount: Varies
Deadline: April 1

Orange County Community foundation Scholarships

Orange County Community Foundation Scholarship applicants must be a student currently enrolled in a maritime major at 4 year accredited U.S. university and entering sophomore, junior or senior year, or a student who plans to enter the maritime industry.
Amount: Varies

Sidney B. Williams, Jr.Scholarships/Thurgood Marshall College Fund

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund is awarding $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
Amount: $10,000

Citywide Law Group Scholarship

Citywide Law Group is proud to offer a $1,500 scholarship to a current or aspiring law student.
Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 1

Davis Levin Livingston Scholarship

With a new scholarship, the Honolulu-based law firm of Davis Levin Livingston intends to support law students intending to pursue public interest law and add to the ranks of motivated young attorneys willing to consider a career as a public interest lawyer. Students must be US Citizens or otherwise authorized to work in the US and have an undergraduate cumulative 3.0 GPA
Amount: $5,000

Law Office of Yuriy Moshes, P.C. Scholarship

The Law Office of Yuriy Moshes values higher education. In accordance with the values of Law Office of Yuriy Moshes, P.C., we are proudly offering a scholarship to an undergraduate student who has demonstrated a pattern of commitment, promoting equality, and improving our nation’s communities.
Amount: $1,000

Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund

The Legal Opportunity Scholarship Fund applicant must be entering law school as a 1L and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Amount: $15,000 over 3 years

Miller & Zois, LLC Law School Scholarship

Miller & Zois, LLC Law School Scholarship applicants must be first-year students enrolled at a college, university, or ABA-accredited law school in the U.S. In the event of a virtual tie, our preference for students set to enroll at the University of Baltimore, or the University of Maryland, or those with a connection to the Baltimore-Washington area will break the tie. But the focus on the competition is who provides the most meaningful essay.
Amount: $1,000

The Narional Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys (NCVAA) Scholarship

NCVAA Scholarship applicants should demonstrate academic excellence, commitment to the public interest, and service to underprivileged communities. Proof of enrollment is required.
Amount: $1,000 to $5,000

Higbee & Associates and the Foundation for Continuing Justice Writing CompeTItion

The Higbee & Associates and the Foundation for Continuing Justice Writing Competition is intended to expand the awareness of consequences of criminal records and the laws that govern their retention, dissemination and expungement, as well as encourage research into the ways to improve laws.
Amount: $200 up to $2,000

The American Law School Student Scholarship

The American Law School Student Scholarship will be awarded based on certain criteria that includes current enrollment in a college, university, or law school, an acceptable grade point average, demonstration of community service, and a written essay."
Amount: $1,000
Deadline: 12/15/19

Cherepinskiy Law Firm, PC Scholarship

Cherepinskiy Law Firm, PC offers its annual Legal Scholarship to both (1) undergraduate students who intend to become lawyers and pursue a legal career and (2) law school students.  The recipient of the scholarship award will receive a check in the amount of $1,000, which will be made payable directly to the recipient’s law school.  The application period is August 1, 2019 – October 25, 2019.
Deadline: 10/25/2019
Amount: $1,000